Heat & humidity are on the rise and so are rain chances

Warmer air and Gulf moisture have begun streaming into the Mid-South making for a typical summertime pattern. Isolated to widely scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms will be possible through the end of the week as a result.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) -

TONIGHT: Mostly Cloudy Wind: SW 5 Low: 71

WEDNESDAY: Isolated Showers & Storms Wind: SW 5-10 High: 88

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Scattered Rain & Thunderstorms Wind: SW 5-10 Low: 72

THIS WEEK: Clouds will increase from south to north overnight along with a very slight chance of a stray shower. Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a few showers and storms developing during the afternoon. An upper level disturbance will move in from the north Wednesday night bringing a better chance of rain and thunderstorms to the area during the evening and overnight. A few storms could be strong to severe having the potential to produce damaging wind and hail. Thursday will be mostly cloudy with scattered rain and thunderstorms during the afternoon along with high temperatures in the upper 80s and overnight lows in the lower 70s. Friday will be partly cloudy with a chance of a few afternoon showers or storms. Highs will be near 90 with lows in the lower 70s.

THE WEEKEND: Saturday and Sunday will be partly cloudy, warm, and humid each day along with a very slight chance of an afternoon shower or storm. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s with overnight lows in the mid 70s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday and Tuesday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or thunderstorms each day. High temperatures Monday will be near 90 with lows in the mid 70s. High temperatures Tuesday will be in the mid 80s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

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