Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday

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Weather Update – 10:30 p.m. Monday

Scattered showers are still moving through parts of West Tennessee this evening ahead of an oncoming cold front. The cold front will continue moving south through the area tomorro bringing scattered showers and thunderstorms with it. Some thunderstorms have a potential to become strong or even severe during the afternoon and evening.

Mostly clear skies will gradually become cloudy tonight due to showers and thunderstorms across northern portions of the Mid-South. There is a slight chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms in West Tennessee. Due to cloudy skies and breezy conditions, temperatures will only drop to the lower and middle 60s by sunrise at 6:58 a.m.

The cold front will gradually approach West Tennessee from north to south during the day on Tuesday. As it moves south, showers and thunderstorms will develop across the area. Right now, there is a slight risk (2 out of 5) for severe weather on Tuesday. Thunderstorms may become strong or severe during the afternoon and evening as the cold front comes through. The main threats are with damaging winds and large hail if any thunderstorms become strong.

At least a slight chance for rain will persist in the forecast for the next 7 days but the next cold front arriving toward the end of the week will be the next likeliest chance for wet weather. Stay tuned to WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News for the latest forecast and keep in touch with the VIPIR 7 Storm Team on-air and online for more updates!

Tom Meiners
Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologist, CBM
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