Frost Likely Wednesday Morning & a Wintry Mix Possible Tuesday Night!
Monday Night Forecast Update
Monday Night Forecast for April 19th:
It will be cool but nice tonight, and sunny for most of the day Tuesday. Clouds will move in late Tuesday evening and a cold rain, wintry mix and even some snow flakes will be possible in Jackson Tuesday night. The most likely place for snow will be in areas bordering Kentucky. Please take any and all necessary precautions Tuesday to take care of your plants and crops that could be harmed by near freezing temperatures. Catch the latest details and all case scenarios for Tuesday’s night system coming up right here.
The weather will remain really nice for Monday night. Most of West Tennessee though will be dropping into the mid 40s because of the clear skies and calm winds.
Tuesday will start our great with plenty of sunshine. Winds will be light out of the southwest and highs will reach into the low 70s. Clouds will move in during the evening hours and showers could start after the sun goes down. Most of the models have a cold rain turning over to a wintry mix and even a few snow flakes mixing in between 9 PM and 3 AM overnight across the region. Frost will be likely overnight, so even if we don’t get any snow, your plants and crops might not make it through so be sure to take precautions to keep them safe if the are susceptible to the cold. Accumulations of snow is not expected, but the best chance for a dusting to a half inch will be in counties that border Kentucky.
Wednesday morning lows are expected to drop down to the low 30s. The coldest model has a morning low of 30° and the warmest one has Jackson dropping down to 36°. We are expecting most of the region to fall down in the 33-34° range. At that temperature, frost can be expected. We should see a few morning clouds that will clear out as morning goes on and sunny skies are expected for the afternoon and evening. Highs though will only reach the mid 50s behind the cold front and the winds will come out of the north all day long. Wednesday night lows are expected again to drop down into the mid 30s.
Frost will be possible again Thursday morning as most of the region will again start out in the mid 30s. Expect mostly sunny skies though with highs making it up to around 60° in the mid afternoon. Winds will come out of the northwest . Clouds will move in late in the evening and a few rain showers could show up overnight as well. Thursday night temperatures will fall down to around 40°.
Clouds, showers and some weak thunderstorms are expected to return for both Friday and Saturday. As of now, severe weather is not expected but we will be watching the situation closely in the Storm Team Weather Center. Skies will remain mostly cloudy both days and highs should only reach the low to mid 60s. If temperatures do make it to the upper 60s or low 70s, then the chances for stronger storms could show up. Both nights, lows will only dip down to around 50°.
We are now officially in Spring and now in our peak severe weather season. So you need to stay weather aware to changing weather patterns and monitor the forecasts closely. We got you covered in the WBBJ 7 Storm Team Weather Center as always.
Measurable snow in April has only happened twice in Jackson according to records from the National Weather Service, so don’t count on it. We got you covered in the WBBJ 7 Storm Team Weather Center as always.