Thursday evening update on Friday’s winter storm [video blog]

Here’s our evening update on the winter weather expected on Friday via video blog (14 min). Watch for full details or see below for the bottom line.

Total precipitation in west TN could exceed 2″ for the weekend. NAM model shown above. Graphic courtesy WxBell.

Bottom line

Scattered light sleet/snow showers Friday morning become primarily freezing rain by lunchtime, increasing in intensity in the afternoon as temps near 30. Freezing rain becomes rain as temps rise above 32 by late afternoon (north MS) to early evening (southwest TN). Forecast winter precipitation amounts shown below.  Heavy rain will be a threat, including a slight chance of flash flooding, on Saturday and thunder is also possible. Precipitation ends Sunday morning as temperatures fall.

Erik Proseus
MWN Meteorologist

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