TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
As promised temperatures have warmed substantially this afternoon with observations in the 50s and 60s. A major winter storm system is about to push into the Mid South, so be prepared.
Tonight, showers and a few thunderstorms in the area with a low near 43. Southwest wind at 10-15 mph.
A WINTER STORM WARNING for Wednesday, From NOON Wednesday until 6am THURSDAY
Rain will become freezing rain as temperatures at the surface drop below freezing. Sleet is also expected followed by snow tomorrow night. Temperatures will drop into the upper 20s by 6pm along with gusty northerly wind at 12-25 mph.
Wednesday night will feature snow showers and a low of 22 degrees. Some snow and ice accumulations in Memphis could be in the 1-3″ range, with higher amounts north toward Dyersburg.
Thursday, morning clouds and snow flurries will give way to partly sunny skies and a high of only 30 degrees. Thursday night will be clear with a low near 10.
Friday, mostly sunny skies with a high of 34, overnight low 16.
Saturday and Sunday will be partly to mostly sunny with highs in the mid 40s and overnight lows in the low 30s.
It will turn MUCH COLDER later this week. Temps near 10 by Friday morning
THE NEWS CHANNEL 3 WEATHER TEAM
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