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Temperatures stay warm for the first half of the week, rain and storms return Wednesday

Highs will be in the mid 60s for the next few days before rain and storms return to the Mid-South Wednesday and Wednesday evening.

MEMPHIS, Tenn —

What you need to know

  • Warm weather to start the week with highs in the 60s
  • Rain and storms likely Wednesday and Wednesday evening
  • Chilly weather returns by Friday and the weekend

We're starting off with a little fog this morning, especially in North Mississippi. That fog will dissipate by 9am and we'll see a mix of sun and clouds for the rest of the day. Temperatures will remain warm with highs in the mid 60s. Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight with temperatures falling to around 50.

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Tuesday will be mostly cloudy and mostly dry with just a slight chance of a shower. Highs will be in the mid 60s with a warm southerly wind.

Rain showers are possible at any point Wednesday, but the heaviest rain and thunderstorms will likely be Wednesday evening. Highs will be in the mid 60s Wednesday afternoon.

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Storms will continue late Wednesday evening, but will move out by sunrise Thursday morning. Temperatures will fall to the 40s overnight.

There is a minimal risk for a few stronger thunderstorms Wednesday evening - the main concern being some damaging wind gusts. A level 1 out of 5 severe weather risk is in place for parts of the area for this timeframe. Heavy rain is also possible, with rain totals of 1-3" possible.

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Sunshine returns on Thursday with temperatures in the 50s through the day. Friday will be chilly with highs in the 40s. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds with a slight chance of a shower Friday afternoon.

It'll be a cool but dry weekend with highs in the 40s and 50s and lows in the 30s. We'll be mostly sunny on Saturday with a few more clouds on Sunday.

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Posted by ABC24 Memphis on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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