Scattered Thunderstorms Tuesday
Weather Update – 10:30 p.m. Monday
A few more showers could fall overnight with mostly cloudy, if not overcast, skies. Severe weather isn’t likely overnight. Expect this to keep temperatures from cooling much overnight, we may only bottom out in the lower 70s at some locations by sunrise at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday morning.
More showers will return early Tuesday with breaks of sunshine during the afternoon leading to highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s. Some thunderstorms could once again produce heavy rain and frequent lightning at times with gusty winds possible. There’s a chance for more rain on the way but one of the more noticeable changes will be with increasing humidity leading to temperatures feeling like they’re over 100°F on Thursday at times in the afternoon. Stay cool!
Stay tuned to WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News for the forecast for the rest of the week, 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!