Joel's Friday Afternoon Forecast: Rain increases into the weekend

September 21, 2018

Posted: Sep. 21, 2018 12:45 PM
Updated: Sep. 21, 2018 12:50 PM

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happy friday! the humidity has returned to the area this friday morning. and so have some clouds. we begin with partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the lower to mid-70s. through the day, we'll see a mix of sun and clouds with an increase in showers and storms beginning around noon. with enough sunlight, we should still be able to warm into the lower 90s with heat index values into the mid and upper 90s. some storms may die off around sunset. but a few may linger through the overnight. rainfall totals should range from a trace to a half inch, mostly northwest of the natchez trace parkway. we'll start out partly to mostly cloudy on saturday with a few isolated showers and storms, mainly north of highway 278. temperatures will be in the lower 70s. then through the day, we remain partly to mostly cloudy with additional showers and storms into the midday and afternoon hours. an additional 0.10" to 1.00" of rainfall is possible with saturday's storms. highs reach into the mid and upper 80s. scattered showers and storms will become even more common into sunday with highs only in the mid-80s. by the end of the weekend, we may have accumulated anywhere from 0.25" to 2.00". and there's more rainfall in store for the first half of next week. monday may be a little bit drier. but at least a 30 percent chance of showers and storms can be expected. another round of heavier rain returns tuesday into wednesday. highs through the middle of next week should be in the mid to lower 80s. by thursday, a few lingering showers are likely with mostly cloudy skies. temperatures will be much cooler with morning lows in the mid-60s and afternoon highs near 80. total rainfall during the next seven days may range between 1 and 4 inches before it's all said and done. for more details, visit our website at wtva.com and download our wtva weather authority app. the mid-south forestry equipment show is today...
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