MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Today is the day, that is going to bring about a lot of changes to our forecast. The biggest change will be when it comes to temperatures, it will be much colder. So cold, that we may shatter a few temperatures for being unusually cold.
Showers have already arrived and we will see periods of showers for most of the day.
A more widespread rain will arrive this afternoon. There could be a few heavy pockets of rain.
Rain will continue into the afternoon and as the cold air sinks south, rain will changeover to a wintry mix by late afternoon and evening and there could be a brief changeover to snow for areas in extreme north Tennessee. In northern spots you may see snow collecting on grassy and elevated surfaces for a time but it is not expected to stick around.
There could be a few flurries to a light snow shower around by ten tonight but most of the moisture will be exiting. By ten the wintry mix could be in parts of north Mississippi before tapering off.
All precipitation will move out by Monday around midnight and temperatures will fall below freezing. This could mean a few slick spots on bridges and overpasses on Tuesday morning. Winds will pick up Monday behind the front and remain breezy Tuesday making it feel like the single digits Tuesday morning.
Temperatures will remain cold for much of the week and overnight lows will stay below freezing until the end of the week.