MEMPHIS, Tenn —
What you need to know
- Sunny, warm, and windy on Friday
- Mostly dry Saturday, but some pop-up storms are possible
- Heavy storms likely late Saturday night into Sunday morning
Expect a sunny, warm, and windy Friday afternoon with high temperatures in the low 90s. Winds will be breezy out of the south at 20-30 mph, so a Wind Advisory is in effect for parts of the area.
It'll be a nice night with a few passing clouds and lows in the mid 70s. Winds will remain breezy out of the south at 5 to 15 mph.
Expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs near 90 on Saturday. A few pop-up storms are possible in the afternoon and evening but many areas will remain dry. Even if you do see rain, it won't last long.
A cold front will move through the area later Saturday night which will bring a round of heavier rain and storms. The best chance of thunderstorms is between 11pm Saturday and 3am Sunday.
These storms will have the potential to produce damaging wind gusts, heavy rain, and even small hail. A level 2 out of 5 risk for severe weather is in place for Memphis and points north and west. Everyone else is in a level 1.
Some rain could linger into the morning hours of Sunday, but it looks like Sunday afternoon and evening will be dry. Temperatures will be cooler behind the front with highs in the 70s on Sunday.
We'll be cloudy and dry on Monday, but more rain and storm chances enter the forecast for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. This period will feature several rounds of rain and storms that could be heavy at times. It looks like we'll finally get a break from the rain by Thursday night and Friday as sunshine returns.
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