From the Vipir 7 Storm Center
Weather Update - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday
Once again, the day's weather has been very unlikely for July. We started out this morning with a temperature of 53ºF in Jackson just after sunrise, breaking the old record set back in 1994 of 57ºF! Warmer weather is on the way, but before we get back to the 90s, we could see some showers and thunderstorms in our neighborhoods.
Tonight, showers will struggle to fall through the dry air currently in place in the Mid-South. If any rain falls tonight, it will likely be light and scattered. Skies will be cloudy though, as our temperatures drop to the low and mid 60s by Thursday morning.
During the day tomorrow, temperatures will once again be well below normal with clouds and showers over the region. Some areas may not reach 80º even at the warmest hour. Northeastern counties in West Tennessee could reach the low 80s whereas other areas will likely stay in the mid and upper 70s. Rainfall totals will be minimal at best with most of West Tennessee seeing less than a tenth of an inch of rain. The better chance for the wet weather will be in northern Mississippi and in eastern Arkansas.
Friday and Saturday will include a slight chance for a scattered shower or thunderstorm, but we should be drier will incoming high pressure for the start of next week. By the middle of next week, it looks like temperatures could return to the low 90s.
Have a good night!
Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologist
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