MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Our next big fall cold front will likely bring a round of showers and storms Monday morning. Heavy rain will be the main deal, but some higher wind gusts along with thunder and lightning are possible.
SEVERE STORMS TO THE WEST TONIGHT: A line of showers and storms will march across Arkansas tonight into Monday morning. The main threat will be high wind on the leading edge of the line with a tornado or two possible in western Arkansas.
LOW RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS:It will continue across the Mid-South Monday morning exiting by early afternoon. The window for storms is anywhere between 5 AM and 11 AM with a few lingering showers in the afternoon, mainly in north Mississippi.
THE MAIN THREAT: Heavy rain and some higher wind gusts along the leading edge of the line will be the main issue. Thunder and lightning are also likely. The hail and tornado threat look very low at this time but it’s not zero.
Be prepared for rain and storms during the morning commute in some areas. We’ll continue to monitor the system as it gets closer and send out new updates through Monday morning.
The latest forecast is available here. https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/weather/
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