Tim Simpson tracking storms as potentially severe weather moves our way


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The National Weather Service in Memphis has placed the Mid-South under an Enhanced to Slight Risk for severe weather on Wednesday.

Tim Simpson says the area can expect brief heavy rainfall and strong winds, hail and possible tornadic activity. However, he said, the system should move through relatively quickly.

The strongest part of the storm should pass through Memphis around 6 to 8 p.m. One to two inches of rain are possible.

WREG’s Todd Demers said showers could begin as early as noon with the severe weather band arriving between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday. The system will move out late Wednesday evening.

The WREG Weather Experts will continue to track this system as it moves across the Mid-South. For the latest weather information, click here.

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