EARLY SATURDAY MORNING — SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

FIRST WEATHER

Summer ends tonight as Autumn begins. With the change in seasons comes plenty of chances for showers and thunder. Your Complete #WeatherExpert weekend-beginning forecast details coming up on WREG-TV and also available at wreg.com/weather.

MAIN WEATHER

Mostly cloudy skies for Saturday and into this evening with more chances for showers and thunderstorms today and tonight. Some heavy rainfall possible from storms today and Sunday. Highs today in the mid/high 70’s. Winds: NNE @ 10 MPH.  Visit the #WREG #WeatherExperts page at wreg.com/weather for more updated Mid-South forecast information.

TRACKING THE TROPICS:  NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMING 

At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eleven
was located near latitude 13.0 North, longitude 53.5 West.  The
depression is moving slowly toward the west near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A
slow westward or west-northwestward motion is expected during the
next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is forecast during the next day or so,
and the depression is expected to dissipate east of the Lesser
Antilles by Sunday night.

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