Scattered Showers Possible Wednesday

Weather Update – 11:00 p.m. – Tuesday, March 3rd

Thunderstorms took place between 9 p.m. last night and 6 a.m. this morning producing tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail across the state of Tennessee. We are still gathering reports about the damage that took place in Gibson, Carroll, and Benton county where at least one person was killed during the storms. The preliminary tornado damage survey from the National Weather Service for Carroll and Benton counties has been published with details below. Both tornadoes were rated EF-2 with estimated peak winds of 125 miles per hour.


Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy overnight in West Tennessee but there’s a slight chance for rain in southwest Tennessee. Temperatures in the lower 40s by sunrise on Wednesday – much cooler than last night.


Tomorrow will bring a mix of sunshine and cloudy skies, but still with a mild forecast for early March! Temperatures will peak in the lower 60s with rain chances increasing from south to north throughout the day. A slight chance for rain is in the evening forecast in West Tennessee with showers producing, on average, a third of an inch of rainfall across the area. Stay with WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News for the latest forecast and keep up with Storm Team Weather online too for more updates.

Tom Meiners
Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologist, CBM
Twitter – @WBBJ7TomMeiners
Facebook –
Email –

Categories: Weather Forecast