Slight Chance for Storms on Friday
Weather Update – 10:30 p.m. Thursday
Mostly clear to partly cloudy skies are forecast overnight with temperatures cooling down to the upper 60s by early Thursday. Winds will stay calm overnight and we’ll remain mostly dry. Patchy fog will be possible in West Tennessee in the early morning.
Tomorrow will be a little bit warmer with partly to mostly cloudy skies with temperatures warming up to the middle and upper 80s at the warmest point of the day. There’s a 30% chance for showers and thunderstorms with the potential for rain especially occurring during the afternoon and evening. Some thunderstorms could be strong though the marginal risk for severe weather has been removed as of now. One or two thunderstorms could still be strong or even severe if we get enough energy in the atmosphere.
Showers are looking less likely over the upcoming weekend with high pressure bringing drier conditions and clearer skies on Saturday. Cloudier conditions return on Sunday with a slightly higher chance for rain. Stay tuned to WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News for the latest forecast, and stay with the VIPIR 7 Storm Team on-air and online for more updates!
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TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE FORECAST
West Tennessee will be treated to a rare total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st just before 1:30 in the afternoon. Here’s a look at the times it will occur below in central daylight time.
From anywhere in West Tennessee, you’ll have between 93% and 99% of the sun covering the moon with the lower end being near Memphis and the higher end being near Paris.
The forecast currently is calling for partly cloudy skies with a 20% chance for rain in West Tennessee. That is likely to change, however, so stay tuned for updates!