Rainy & windy start to the weekend then get ready for the cold

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Temperatures and winds increase ahead of an approaching cold front that will bring rain overnight into early Saturday. That will be followed by cold dry air that will move in Saturday night and remain into the beginning of next week.

TONIGHT: Rain Late Wind: S 10-20 Low: 56

SATURDAY: Morning Rain Wind: NW 10-20 High: 62

SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly Clear Wind: NW 10-15 Low: 31

THE WEEKEND: Showers will move into the Mid-South after midnight and continue through the morning hours along with gusty south winds and rising temperatures. Rain will exit the area around midday and temperatures will fall by late afternoon as skies gradually clear from west to east. Sunday will be sunny and much cooler with afternoon highs in the mid 40s and overnight lows falling into the mid 20s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday will be sunny with afternoon highs only in the mid to upper 30s and overnight lows dipping into the teens and lower 20s. Tuesday will be sunny and cold with high temperatures in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s. Wednesday will be partly cloudy and a bit warmer with highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid to upper 30s. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain along with high temperatures in the lower 50s and overnight lows in the lower 40s. Friday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and highs in the mid 50s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

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