First Alert: Expect a few showers to linger tonight

Expect a few showers to linger this evening

First Alert Weather Day

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Mid-South experienced severe weather over the past two days.

That threat has shifted far south and east into the Deep South.

Severe Weather Risk Area from The Storm Prediction Center
Severe Weather Risk Area from The Storm Prediction Center (Source: WMC)

As for the remainder of the Tuesday night, showers and few rumbles of thunder will be possible through roughly midnight.

Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies and breezy conditions with north winds 10 to 15 mph. Lows will fall to the low to mid 50s.

Tonight
Tonight (Source: WMC)

Wednesday through Friday are expected to be cool and dry. Expect lows in the 40s to low 50s Thursday and Friday. Highs Wednesday through Friday should be in the 70s.

Over the weekend into early next week, rain will return to the Midsouth and temperatures will be warmer with afternoon highs back in the upper 70s to low 80s.

Severe storms do not look likely, but with several days of rain some flooding could develop.

Don’t forget to download the WMC First Alert weather app for Apple or Android. Be sure to enable location and notifications so you can be alerted to severe weather warnings in your area.


When the storm fires up, we’ll track it live here. Follow along for the latest warnings, damage reports and more.

7:12 -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fayette County, TN, Crittenden County, AR, and Shelby County, TN until 8:00 p.m. -- canceled

6:30 -- New event. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Poinsett County, AR, Mississippi County, AR, Tipton County, TN, Cross County, AR, Crittenden County, AR, Shelby County, TN until 7:15. -- canceled

4:49 -- Severe Thunderstorm Watch for north Mississippi counties including Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union and Yalobusha counties as well as Phillips County in Arkansas until 7 p.m. -- canceled

3:17 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi and Southeastern Lee County in northeastern Mississippi until 3:54 p.m. A severe thunderstorm was located near Mantachie, or near Fulton, moving east at 45 mph.

3:07 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Watch for north Mississippi counties including Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union and Yalobusha counties as well as Phillips County in Arkansas until 7 p.m.

3:00 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northwestern Tippah County in northeastern Mississippi, northeastern Benton County in northeastern Mississippi, northwestern Alcorn County in northeastern Mississippi and southern Hardeman County in western Tennessee until 3:30 p.m.

1:27 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northern Lafayette, northwestern Union, southern Marshall, southeastern Tate, southwestern Benton and northeastern Panola counties in northwestern Mississippi until 2 p.m. A severe thunderstorm was spotted about seven miles southwest of Wall Doxey State Park moving east at 30 mph. Radar indicates 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

1:22 p.m. -- Marshall County School District is dismissing students at 1:45 p.m. because of inclement weather moving in.

1:07 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for eastern Tate, northern Panola, northwestern Lafayette and western Marshall counties in Mississippi until 1:30 p.m. A severe thunderstorm was spotted near Como moving northeast at 30 mph and producing quarter-size hail.

12:24 p.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 4 p.m. for all of north Mississippi and Phillips County in eastern Arkansas.

7 a.m. -- More than 1,000 customers without power in Tipton County. We found crews working on repairs on Atoka Idaville Road this morning.

5:54 a.m. -- The National Weather Service canceled a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of the Mid-South as the first round of storms exits the area; however, a second round will move in the afternoon.

5:11 a.m. -- Southwest Tennessee Electric is reporting about 2,000 customers without power in Tipton County.

4:57 a.m. -- The National Weather Service reports strong thunderstorms moving through with heavy rain, damaging wind and small hail possible.

4:30 a.m. -- Our Jonesboro sister station, KAIT, is reporting trees and power lines down across portions of eastern Arkansas.

2:59 a.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northeastern Mississippi County in eastern Arkansas; Eastern Pemiscot County in southeastern Missouri; and Dyer, western Obion, Lauderdale and Lake counties in western Tennessee until 3:45 a.m. Severe thunderstorms were spotted along a line near Bolton to Caruthersville to Marie moving east at 65 mph. Radar indicates the storms are producing 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail.

2:34 a.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Warning for eastern Poinsett, southwestern Mississippi, northern Crittenden and northeastern Cross counties in eastern Arkansas and southwestern Tipton County in western Tennessee until 3:15 a.m. Severe thunderstorms were spotted along a line from Caraway to Parkin moving east at 65 mph with radar-indicated 60 mph wind gusts.

1:41 a.m. -- Severe Thunderstorm Watch for eight counties in eastern Arkansas, two counties in southeast Missouri and 21 counties in west Tennessee until 8 a.m.

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