SATURDAY MORNING — JULY 4, 2015
INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND WEATHER
Mother Nature throws in some of her own fireworks through the holiday weekend. Stay tuned for more on the forecast with News Channel 3 on air and online.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR SATURDAY
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT TODAY... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...NORTH MISSISSIPPI AND WEST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST ARKANSAS... CRITTENDEN...LEE...PHILLIPS AND ST. FRANCIS. IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI...ALCORN...BENTON...CALHOUN...CHICKASAW... COAHOMA...DESOTO...ITAWAMBA...LAFAYETTE...LEE...MARSHALL... MONROE...PANOLA...PONTOTOC...PRENTISS...QUITMAN... TALLAHATCHIE...TATE...TIPPAH...TISHOMINGO...TUNICA...UNION AND YALOBUSHA. IN WEST TENNESSEE...FAYETTE...HARDEMAN...HARDIN... MCNAIRY AND SHELBY. * THROUGH 7 PM CDT. * EXCESSIVE RAINFALL. * ROADS MAY BECOME WASHED OUT AND IMPASSABLE. IN ADDITION FLOODING TO RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE.
TODAY’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST
Warm with highs in the low/mid 80’s as skies will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. Coverage chance for rain/thunder: 50%. Winds: SW @ 5 MPH.
TONIGHT’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST
Mild temperatures tonight with lows falling into the high 60’s to lower 70’s. Winds: SW @ 5 MPH.
MORE WEATHER? SURE! WE CAN DO THAT!
The #IndependenceDayHoliday forecast holds some good chances for showers and thunderstorms, as well as some warm temperatures for the #MidSouth . On today’s episode, we’ll talk about tropical weather to see if there’s anything worth watching heading our way, possibility of severe weather anytime soon, and protecting your pets during #FourthOfJuly #Fireworks tonight. More coming up on#WREG video weatherblog#WeatherOvertime . #ShareAndEnjoy
I hope the skies will be clear enough for you “Star” or should I say “Planet” gazers!
The News Channel 3 Weather Team
Todd, Tim, Jim & Austen