Strong To Severe Storms Sunday Evening, Heat Advisory

Sunday Morning Update
Good Sunday Everyone. Storms will enter the scene later this evening as a trough of low pressure and the associated cold front move closer to us later this evening. A severe threat is increasing for later today so remain weather aware and stay with the storm team.
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An upgrade to ENHANCED RISK (Level 3/5) has been expanded to encompass the Mid-South for Sunday afternoon into the evening hours.
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Primary threats are damaging winds and large hail. A couple of brief tornadoes are also possible.
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A stray storm could develop earlier but it looks like based on current data, the most of the active storms will be in the area from about 5pm west crossing over the Mississippi river,  to 7 to 8 pm in the immediate and central county areas of west Tennessee, and moving near the Tennessee River and Eastern counties by 8 to 9 pm.
Also, as temperatures will near the mid 90’s, a HEAT ADVISORY will also be in effect from 10 AM- 8PM, affecting most counties in West TN.
Here’s a few tips to protect yourself from the heat:
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a good chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with highs ranging from 94 to 96. Heat index values as high as 105. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. A few storms could be severe in the evening.

For tips on preparing for the storms, click here. To download the WBBJ 7 Weather app, click here.

Brian Davis
Storm Team 7 Meteorologist


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