Breakdown: How a 'convective pattern' is to blame for the spotty rain storms

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Scattered showers and storms have been in place across the Mid-South for the last couple of days, bringing heavy rain and thunderstorms to some while others remain hot, humid, and dry.

This is a convective pattern that we typically see during the summer months but it's making an early start here in the Mid-South.

In this Breakdown video, we explain what drives this type of pattern and what it means for rain chances in our area.

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