Cooler, but Sunny Weather on the Way this Weekend

Friday Night Forecast Update

Friday Night Forecast Update for October 15th:

Stronger storms are beginning to move out of West Tennessee.  We will be tracking these storms all evening in the Storm Team Weather Center but they should clear out after 10 PM for most of us. Stay tuned to WBBJ TV online, on our Apps and over the TV this evening.


Winds will be breezy out of the northwest tonight. Behind the front temperatures are expected to plummet all the way down into the upper 40s by Saturday morning. The showers and clouds will both move out overnight.


The coldest weather this fall will be moving in for the weekend and we will see our first chance for 30s this fall. The coldest weather is expected to move through Sunday morning. Saturday morning we will drop into the mid to upper 40s and highs Saturday will only make it to the mid to upper 60s. Sunny to mostly sunny will hang around all weekend long but so will a stiff northerly breeze which will weaken as the weekend goes on. Sunday morning the majority of the viewing area will be down near 40°. Sunday highs will again only reach the mid to upper 60s but sunny skies will be likely. Rain is NOT in the forecast this weekend after the sun comes up on Saturday.

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A cool start to next week is likely but the sun should be dominating the skies as well. Sunny to mostly sunny skies are likely for Monday and Tuesday. Highs will make it back into the low 70s on Monday and the mid 70s on Tuesday. Both morning though we should start in the 40s with Tuesday morning being a few degrees warmer then on Monday morning. The winds will start to come out of the southeast on Monday and turn to the south on Tuesday helping temperatures begin to warm up some. Chances for rain is 0% currently for the start of next week.


An increase in clouds is expected on Wednesday and Thursday as southerly winds will begin to draw up gulf moisture. This will increase our morning temperatures to back into the 50s. Highs will reach the mid to upper 70s on Wednesday and Thursday depending on the amount of cloud cover we see. The winds will be out of the southwest on Wednesday and shift to the west or northwest Thursday as the next front comes by. Rain chances could return late Wednesday but Thursday looks to be our next chance at dodging more storms as the front passes through. We will keep a close eye on next weeks forecast once we get through Friday’s chances of severe weather first.


Not only are we still in the middle of tropical storm season, we are now moving into our second 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.

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Storm Team Chief Meteorologist
Joel Barnes
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