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Joel's Thursday Night Forecast: Strong to severe storms likely through late-week

June 21, 2018

Posted: Thu Jun 21 15:45:57 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jun 21 15:45:57 PDT 2018

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watch is in effect for counties north of tupelo and oxford until nine p-m. expect a round of strong to severe storms to roll through our northern counties during the thursday evening hours. with these storms could come strong, damaging winds along with some hail. the tornado threat is very, very low--though it is not zero. we will be tracking these storms closely. they'll gradually die off into the night with temperatures dropping into the lower 70s by friday morning. we'll likely see a few more rounds of strong to severe storms during the day friday, with periods of sunshine in between. highs climb into the upper 80s with heat index values well into the lower to mid-90s. we'll see a few more scattered storms on saturday. but they won't be quite as widespread. otherwise, expect sunshine with highs climbing into the upper 80s to lower 90s. heat index values will likely be in the mid- 90s. a few of saturday's storms could be on the strong to severe side as well. but those rain chances diminish some as we head into your sunday. rain chances don't go away completely on sunday, though. expect partly to mostly sunny skies on sunday, as well as monday. rain chances will be limited, with only a few isolated showers and storms possible. highs climb into the lower 90s and lows in the lower to mid-70s. afternoon heat index values will likely be in the upper 90s to lower 100s. then by the middle and latter half of next week, we'll see mostly sunny skies with only a very slim chance of a few isolated showers and storms. highs climb into the mid-90s with heat index values above 100. for more details, visit our website at wtva.com and download the wtva severe weather authority app. social reaction nationally and internationally to family watch is in effect for counties north of tupelo and oxford until nine p-m. expect a round of strong to severe storms to roll through our northern counties during the thursday evening hours. with these storms could come strong, damaging winds along with some hail. the tornado threat is very, very low--though it is not zero. we will be tracking these storms closely. they'll gradually die off into the night with temperatures dropping into the lower 70s by friday morning. we'll likely see a few more rounds of strong to severe storms during the day friday, with periods of sunshine in between. highs climb into the upper 80s with heat index values well into the lower to mid-90s. we'll see a few more scattered storms on saturday. but they won't be quite as widespread. otherwise, expect sunshine with highs climbing into the upper 80s to lower 90s. heat index values will likely be in the mid- 90s. a few of saturday's storms could be on the strong to severe side as well. but those rain chances diminish some as we head into your sunday. rain chances don't go away completely on sunday, though. expect partly to mostly sunny skies on sunday, as well as monday. rain chances will be limited, with only a few isolated showers and storms possible. highs climb into the lower 90s and lows in the lower to mid-70s. afternoon heat index values will likely be in the upper 90s to lower 100s. then by the middle and latter half of next week, we'll see mostly sunny skies with only a very slim chance of a few isolated showers and storms. highs climb into the mid-90s with heat index values above 100. for more details, visit our website at wtva.com and download the wtva severe weather authority app. watch is in effect for counties north of tupelo and oxford until nine p-m. expect a round of strong to severe storms to roll through our northern counties during the thursday evening hours. with these storms could come strong, damaging winds along with some hail. the tornado threat is very, very low--though it is not zero. we will be tracking these storms closely. they'll gradually die off into the night with temperatures dropping into the lower 70s by friday morning. we'll likely see a few more rounds of strong to severe storms during the day friday, with periods of sunshine in between. highs climb into the upper 80s with heat index values well into the lower to mid-90s. we'll see a few more scattered storms on saturday. but they won't be quite as widespread. otherwise, expect sunshine with highs climbing into the upper 80s to lower 90s. heat index values will likely be in the mid- 90s. a few of saturday's storms could be on the strong to severe side as well. but those rain chances diminish some as we head into your sunday. rain chances don't go away completely on sunday, though. expect partly to mostly sunny skies on sunday, as well as monday. rain chances will be limited, with only a few isolated showers and storms possible. highs climb into the lower 90s and lows in the lower to mid-70s. afternoon heat index values will likely be in the upper 90s to lower 100s. then by the middle and latter half of next week, we'll see mostly sunny skies with only a very slim chance of a few isolated showers and storms. highs climb into the mid-90s with heat index values above 100. for more details, visit our website at wtva.com and download the wtva severe
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