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The 26th named storm has formed in the Atlantic

Hurricane Delta poised to make landfall Friday and then make a move toward the Mid-South

Hurricane Delta heading toward the Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Delta-we need to watch this one

Not Again! Tropical Storm Beta & Mid-South Impacts

The NHC is out of hurricane names for 2020; here’s what happens next

Continued Coverage

Hurricane Sally & 3 other tropical systems

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of the Mid-South

Both systems have become tropical storms as of this afternoon

Mississippi water rescue team continues to assist in Louisiana with Hurricane Laura impact

  Church, homes damaged by possible tornadoes, thousands without power

  Arkansas church destroyed by tornado, congregation rebuilds for a second time

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Tornado warnings issued as remnants of Laura reach the Mid-South

Though weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that made landfall in Cameron, Louisiana Wednesday night, Laura still poses a small tornado threat for the Mid-South.

  Crews bring fire to smolder at BioLab, precautionary shelter in place remains in effect

Officials say there is a fire at a chemical plant in Westlake. Video shows smoke from the fire rolling north across I-10.

  Lake Charles, La. TV station tower toppled in Hurricane Laura

A broadcast tower over 300 feet tall was toppled by the winds from Hurricane Laura as the Category 4 storm made landfall in southwest Louisiana during the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 26.

  City of Memphis preparing for potential street flooding from Tropical Storm Laura

On Thursday, crews inspected and cleaned storm drains, inlets and other essential areas, clearing debris to minimize potential street flooding.

President Trump declares state of emergency in Arkansas

  High winds as storm moves inland on Miss. coast

Tracking the latest on Laura as it moves closer to the Mid-South

More than 9K power outages reported across Miss.

Laura rapidly intensifies into 2020’s first major hurricane of the season

  Hurricane Laura could bring heavy rain to Mid-South

Tropical Storm Laura & possible impacts on the Mid-South

Tropical Storm Laura and possible impacts on the Mid-South

Two tropical systems forecasted to move into the Gulf of Mexico next week

All eyes are on the tropics, as two tropical systems are churning in the Atlantic Hurricane Basin, both with forecasted paths pushing them into the Gulf of Mexico and eventually onshore along the Gulf Coast States.

Blog: Fall Temperature Outlook

Fall temperature outlook

Watching two areas in the Tropics

Watching to areas in the Atlantic Ocean for potential tropical development

Tropical Storm Josephine officially forms in Atlantic Ocean

The busy 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season continues as Josephine becomes the 10th named storm to date.

Tracking Tropical Depression #11 could become TS Josephine soon

We could have a 10th named storm by tonight

Isaias spawned a deadly tornado & continues up the coast

Isaias has been a deadly storm and could cause more damage as it tracks up the coast

Isaias could become a hurricane & watching another area

The latest on Isaias and a tropical wave we are monitoring

Isaias now a Hurricane, forecasted to move along Atlantic Coast

The active 2020 Hurricane Season officially continues as we watch Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs) strengthened to a Category 1 Hurricane.

Storm in Caribbean Sea officially becomes Tropical Storm Isaias

The active 2020 Hurricane Season continues as we officially have our 9th named cyclone of the season, Tropical Storm Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs).

Watching an area in the Atlantic for tropical development & Hurricane Douglas in the Pacific

Watching an area in the Atlantic that has a high chance of development and the latest on Hurricane Douglas near Hawaii

Earliest 7th named TS Gonzalo formed today

TS Gonzalo formed today and we continue to watch an area in the Gulf that could become tropical.

Activity picking up in the Tropical Atlantic

A look at the tropical Atlantic and two systems that could become better organized

Earthquake in Tunica County this morning

Weak earthquake in Tunica County this morning

Quiet in the tropics for now

Quiet in the tropics for now

Comet NEOWISE will be most visible through July 15th

Comet NEOWISE will be most visible by tomorrow

TS Eduoard is weakening meanwhile watching an area in the Gulf

Edouard became the earliest fifth named storm in the Atlantic. The previous record was held by Emily. Emily was formed July 12, 2005 and was a Category 5 hurricane.

Thousands without power after storms down lines and trees across Shelby County

The storm produced hail, strong winds, lightning and very heavy rain. As of about 5 p.m., MLGW was reporting nearly 10,000 customers without power across Shelby County. prompting Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for multiple counties.

McNairy County mayor declares State of Emergency after major flooding and damage in Selmer area

McNairy County Emergency Communications (E911) was evacuated and calls were rerouted to Hardin County.

Saharan Dust moving into the Mid-South, but no need to run and hide

Dust originating from the African continent is now moving into the U.S. and will move up the lower and middle Mississippi River Valley.

  Trees down, flash flooding reported in Helena-West Helena

A cluster of heavy thunderstorms has caused flash flooding in the Helena-West Helena area.

Blog: Pattern keeps us mostly dry but wet for the east

Pattern keeps us mostly dry but wet for the east

Marginal Risk for severe weather tonight

Marginal Risk for severe weather tonight

Sheriff reports flooding near highway in DeSoto County

A road has been shut down in DeSoto County after flooding was reported in the area.

Tracking TD Cristobal & impacts on the Mid-South

Tracking TD Cristobal & impacts on the Mid-South

Cristobal makes landfall, tracking potential Mid-South impacts

With the center of what will become Tropical Depression Cristobal moving just west of the Mid-South, we are watching for potential impacts from this system on Monday and Tuesday.

Tracking potential Mid-South impacts from Tropical Storm Cristobal

The newest NHC path shows Cristobal weakening to a topical depression as it moves up the state of Louisiana and then into Arkansas. This track pushes it close enough to the Mid-South that we will could potentially have impacts from this system.

FIRST ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Warning now active across Mid-South

The First Alert Weather team is tracking a complex system of showers and storms north of the Mid-South that is expected to roll into the region this afternoon and evening and provide strong to severe storms across parts of the area.

Cristobal downgraded to Tropical Depression; latest track includes Mid-South

Currently churning over the Yucatan Peninsula, Cristobal has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression due in part to the storm being impacted by the land.

TS Cristobal could bring rain to the Mid-South

TS Cristobal could bring rain to the Mid-South

T.S. Cristobal: The earliest third named storm

T.S. Cristobal: The earliest third named storm

A tropical system could form in the Gulf this week

A tropical system could form in the Gulf this week

  Breakdown: Why cicadas will be louder this year

Breakdown: Bugs are back: Why cicadas will be louder this year

Bertha downgraded to Tropical Depression, moving across Carolinas

Six hours after the National Hurricane Center named Tropical Storm Bertha, the latest update has downgraded the storm to a Tropical Depression.

  Earle woman’s home destroyed in wind storm

Strong winds damaged many businesses and homes in Crittenden County.

NOAA predicts ‘above average’ 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

NOAA explains that the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season, there is a 60% chance of an above-average season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and a 10% chance of ra below-normal season. The next update to the predictions from NOAA will come in early August.

Cut off low causing mostly clouds for us & flooding east

Cut off low causing mostly clouds for us & flooding east

Hurricane season starting early: Will that mean more storms?

Does early storms mean a more active hurricane season

Watching the tropics: Hurricane season could arrive early

Watching the tropics: Hurricane season could start early

A Warmer pattern will return to the Mid-South

A shift in the jet stream will bring a warmer pattern

Polar vortex could bring rare May snow, low temps to US East

The polar vortex could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over the Mother’s Day weekend.

Severe storms moving into the Mid-South prompt watches and warnings

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for the northern half of the Mid-South, including the city of Memphis and Shelby County. It includes all of west Tennessee, far northeastern Arkansas and the far northern counties in Mississippi.

FIRST ALERT: Tracking showers, a few severe storms Sunday & Monday

A cold front will bring the potential for a few strong to severe storms across parts of the Mid-South. With locations north of I-40 having the greatest risk to see any severe weather.

New timing on strong storms that could arrive tonight

New timing and data on the risk of severe storms tonight

Strong storms possible Tuesday night into Wednesday

Strong storms possible Tuesday night into Wednesday

FIRST ALERT: Tracking a threat for storms Friday night into Saturday morning

The First Alert Weather Team will be tracking a low pressure system that will push into the Mid-South from the west.

FIRST ALERT: Low end threat for storms Friday night into Saturday morning

The active spring pattern looks to continue as we track our next storm system that will roll into the Mid-South late Friday into the morning hours on Saturday.

FIRST ALERT: Active spring continues; Tracking more storms across Mid-South Wednesday night

April is one of the busiest times for storms across the southeast and the First Alert Weather team is again tracking the potential for strong to severe storms this evening and overnight.

Parts of the Mid-South upgraded to a slight risk of severe weather Wednesday

Threat of strong to severe storms Wednesday eveing

First Meteor Shower of spring peaks tonight

First meteor shower of the spring

A few strong storms possible mid-week

Low threat for severe weather Wednesday

Mississippi Strong: WMC, Red Cross launch fundraiser for tornado victims

Gray Television has partnered with the Red Cross to help these Mississippians impacted by the Easter Sunday tornadoes.

  Widest tornado in Mississippi history struck on Easter 2020

One of the violent EF-4 tornadoes that touched down in South Mississippi on Easter has been given an official width of at least 2 miles. That report is according to surveys conducted by the National Weather Service out of Jackson, Mississippi.

Southeast bracing for more storms this weekend; low risk for Mid-South

April is one of the busiest times for storms across the Southeast and meteorologist across the Deep South are preparing for more severe weather that will roll into the region this weekend.

Blog: Night-time tornadoes are most frequent in the Mid-South

Night-tie tornadoes in the Mid-South

Why there were no tornadoes in the Mid-South

Why there were no tornadoes in the Mid-South on Easter Sunday

Tree falls on home, kills woman during storms in Panola County

Authorities in Panola County found a woman dead after storms ripped through Mississippi.

MEMA releases initial damage report, confirms 11 dead in Easter storms

These are initial reports, numbers could increase or decrease throughout Monday.