Another Round of Rain & Thunder Tonight

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) Another round round of rain and storms will move back across the Mid-South tonight. The threat for severe weather will be lower but there could still could be a an isolated strong storm in North Mississippi. The culprit for the rain are several complex systems along with an approaching cold front. Some spots have fallen into the 60s because of the rain but temperatures will rise and range from the upper 60s to lower 70s overnight.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. 60% chance. Winds: South around 10 mph. Low: 73.

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy. 60% chance early. Winds: Southwest around 10 to 15 mph. High: 86.

MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy. 30% chance. Winds: SW 5 to 10 mph. Low: 73.

THE WEEK AHEAD: Rain and storms to start on Monday as a cold front drifts across the Mid-South. Afternoon highs will warm into the mid to upper 80s, thanks to the clouds and rain. Rain chances will go down in the afternoon but there could still be a few lingering showers with the front nearby. Tuesday a slightly higher chance of showers as a disturbance moves across the region. Wednesday through Friday it’s back to a more typical summertime pattern in the Mid-South. Afternoon highs during this period will warm into the upper 80s to lower 90s with overnight lows hovering into the lower 70s. Pop-up to isolated showers and storms are possible each afternoon due to the heating of the day.

NEXT WEEKEND: The pattern continues into the upcoming weekend with a slightly higher chances of rain on Sunday. It will be hot and humid with afternoon highs in the lower 90s and overnight lows in the lower 70s. A pop-up to isolated shower is possible as in the afternoon all weekend as the heat and humidity remain in place.

Keep it with the WMC Action News 5 First Alert Weather Team for the latest on this hot and humid pattern along with the rain and storm chances expected for the week ahead.

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