Becoming Windy on Friday

Weather Update – 10:30 p.m. Thursday

A Wind Advisory has been issued for Lake, Obion, Dyer, Lauderdale, Tipton, and Shelby counties from 10 a.m. Friday through 7 a.m. Saturday. Winds could be gusting to 40 mph in those counties but could gust up to 30 mph elsewhere.

Mainly clear skies will become partly to mostly cloudy early Friday morning as winds increase from 5 to 15 mph. Breezy conditions and cloudy skies will cause temperatures to only bottom out in the lower to middle 60s.

Conditions will mainly be rain-free on Friday there’s just a slight chance for rain around midday. Expect a warm, cloudy, and breezy day with highs in the middle 70s.

An area of low pressure will move into the region after midnight on Friday ushering in a broken line of showers and thunderstorms into West Tennessee by early Saturday morning. Some of those thunderstorms could be strong on Saturday morning and afternoon. Right now, West Tennessee is under a marginal (1 out of 5) to slight (2 out of 5) risk for severe weather. Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.

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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