High pressure will ridge into the area from the east keeping rain at bay and temperatures above average. Fall begins Monday with a cold front that brings slightly cooler temperatures and another slight chance of rain.
Moisture from the remnants of Imelda was driven north today into the Mid-South bringing a few isolated to widely scattered showers and storms. This will be the case again tomorrow but rain chances still remain slim.
It was another day of record breaking heat as the high temperature in Memphis reached 99 degrees topping a previous record of 97 set in 1953 and tied in 2010. But a tropical system in Texas increases our chances of rain and temperatures take a slight dip.
The high temperature in Memphis reached 100 degrees Monday afternoon making it the hottest day of the 2019 summer season. Temperatures will remain well above average for the next several days and the chances for rain still remain slim.
The heat and humidity will remain through the end of the week and rain chances remain slim. An anticipated system moving north next week is now showing sighs of missing our area. As a result, the current pattern will likely continue well into next week.
High pressure continues to dominate the weather pattern in the Mid-South keeping us hot, muggy, and mainly dry, but better chances for rain and cooler temperatures are in the First Alert Forecast for next week.
A cold front will reinforce the dry air in place across the Mid-South. Humidity will be lower Saturday and Sunday, but temperature will remain above average with even warmer and muggier conditions next week.
After a warm but not so muggy day, the pattern will gradually change as we get to the end of the weekend as temperatures and humidity increase across the Mid-South and the dry pattern continues as well.
A cold front will keep dry air in place and usher in slightly cooler air tonight and through Thursday, but that will be followed by a rapid warm up Friday. Temperatures will continue to climb through the weekend and into next week.
High pressure is firmly entrenched across the Mid-South keeping us hot and dry. A cold front will enter the area Wednesday bringing some very brief relief from the heat. In the meantime, Dorian is currently a category 4 storm that continues to batter the Bahamas but new info shows it making a move
Another cool night tonight but the gradual return of a southerly flow will allow temperatures to warm above average this weekend and in the Atlantic all indications are that Hurricane Dorian will get much stronger and still poses a threat to East coast.
High pressure over southeast Missouri is keeping skies clear and cool dry air in place across the Mid-South making for a wonderful end to the week. In the tropics Dorian is gaining strength and now poses a significant threat the the Florida coast.
The unsettled weather pattern of the past few days will finally come to an end as a cold front pushes through the area early Tuesday morning bringing one more round of rain followed by dry air and mild temperatures in for the rest of the week.
A cold front will slowly drift south through the WMC Action News 5 coverage area. This front will offer a much needed break from the heat but it will keep a somewhat unsettled pattern in place for the next several days meaning an increase in rain chances.
A front will move into the Mid-South tomorrow and linger across the area for the next few days. It will take a much needed bite out of the heat but it will also keep rain chance in the area through the weekend and into the beginning of next week.