A brief break from the August heat and humidity

Northerly winds are driving cooler and drier air into the Mid-South keeping temperatures below average and humidity levels low. This pattern won't last long as a southerly flow returns by the weekend and significantly driving up temperatures and humidity.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) -

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy with a light northeast wind and overnight lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy and mild with a northeast wind at 5 to 10 MPH and afternoon highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy with a light northeast wind and lows in the mid 60s.

THIS WEEK: Thursday will be mostly sunny and mild with high temperatures in the upper 80s and overnight lows near 70. Friday will be partly cloudy, warmer, and muggier with highs in the low 90s and lows in the lower 70s.

THE WEEKEND: Saturday will be partly cloudy and muggy with afternoon highs in the lower 90s and lows in the mid 70s. Sunday will be partly cloudy, hot, and humid with a slight chance of an afternoon shower or storm. Highs will reach the mid 90s with lows in the mid to upper 70s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday and Tuesday will be hot and humid with a slight chance of a pop up shower or storm each day. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 90s with overnight lows in the mid to upper 70s.

Ron Childers

Chief Meteorologist

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