YOUR WREG-TV TUESDAY+ FORECAST UPDATE

TUESDAY STARTS WITH CLOUDS & SUN MIXED

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Mostly overcast via the WREG-TV WeatherNet camera at St. Francis of Assisi in Cordova, TN mid-to-late Tuesday morning. Rainfall was absent through Tuesday morning (with the exception of a few minor drizzles) but is expected for later on today. More on your forecast starting now… 



MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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Highs in the Mid-South will run from the high 70’s to lower 80’s, even a few mid/high 80’s across the southern WREG viewing area, nearing normal for mid-September. An isolated shower or thunderstorm is still possible for the area today into this evening. Winds: NNE @ 5 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 20%, falling to 10% or less after sunset. Skies will remain partly to mostly cloudy through the day.

Winds remain light from the northeast tonight as skies remain partly to mostly cloudy. Lows fall into the mid 60’s. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0% after sunset through midnight.

A very slight (less than 15%) coverage chance for precipitation remains into Wednesday, and pick up again on Wednesday evening, as highs mid-week reach to near 80 degrees. Winds: very light from the northeast.



TODAY’S U-V FORECAST FOR THE MID-SOUTH: HIGH

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Via EPA.gov: Protection against sun damage is needed. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, use sunscreen SPF 30+ and wear a long-sleeved shirt and pants when practical. Reduce your exposure to the sun’s most intense UV radiation by seeking shade during midday hours.



TRACKING THE TROPICS: ACTIVE ON BOTH COASTS

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In the mid-Atlantic, ‘Edouard’ is now a hurricane. Curving back towards the north central Atlantic it is no threat to the United States. 

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In the far eastern Pacific, the Baja Peninsula and the west coast of Mexico continue to be lashed by the winds and rains of now tropical storm “Odile”. New computer model runs are taking new tropical storm “Polo” up the coast, along the same track. “Odile” looks to make a turn into the desert southwest states, bringing heavy rainfall with it. While no threat to the WREG-TV/Mid-South area, the remnants of ‘Odile’ could make its way here into the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned for updates on the forecast. 



WEATHER ALMANAC: MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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Runoff from last week’s major flooding continues to stream into the Mississippi River channel, creating a slow but steady rise in the river’s level in Memphis. This is expected to continue for several days as the amount of water received during last week’s event was rather extensive, topping 10″ of rainfall in some parts of the Mid-South. 



WEATHER ALMANAC: SEISMIC ACTIVITY

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According to the USGS and CERI, one micro-quake occurred at 4:01:20 PM (CDT) on Monday, September 15, 2014 .
The magnitude 2.2 event occurred 6 km (4 miles) NW of Ridgely, TN. If you felt it, please tell the USGS about it. Your reports can lead to more accurate earthquake studies. 

TONIGHT’S SKYBLOG3 MID-SOUTH NIGHT SKY VIEWING POTENTIAL: LIMITED

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Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy this evening, leading to iffy-at-best stargazing viewing conditions this evening. Memphis Clear Sky Clock courtesy of Memphis Astronomical Society.

This Week’s Stargazing Tips (courtesy of Stardate.org)

September 16: Mars and Antares

The planet Mars is in the southwest as night falls, shining like a bright orange star. Not far to its left, look for equally bright Antares, a star that shines with the same orange color.

September 17: John Goodricke

A star with a demonic reputation climbs the northeastern sky this evening. Algol represents the head of Medusa, a monster that’s part of the constellation Perseus. The star fades and brightens, which may have helped inspire its reputation.

September 18: Moon and Companions

The Moon has a couple of bright companions before dawn tomorrow. The brilliant planet Jupiter stands to the lower left of the Moon, with the fainter star Procyon a little farther to the Moon’s right or upper right.

 



SKYWARN TRAINING TONIGHT

If you’ve every thought about becoming a Skywarn storm spotting volunteer, and you live in the eastern part of the WREG-TV viewing area, you should think about attending the most recent training event for tonight at Jackson State Community College, Classroom Building, Room B04, 2046 North Parkway, Jackson, Tennessee 38301. Class begins at 6PM. Event is free; registration is requested.

MORE SKYWARN MEETINGS IN THE MID-SOUTH LISTED HERE

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SUNDAY MORNING WEATHER FORECAST

THE STORY SO FAR

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Our last cold front is well into the Gulf of Mexico, and keeping most of the moisture rich air away from the Mid-South for now. High pressure, keeping the WREG-TV viewing area dry for now, will be turning the winds back to the south over the next few days, so we’ll see more moisture and more heat, but not too hot.

More on your forecast after this…


WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: MISSISSIPPI RIVER LEVELS

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Still on the rise as water from last week’s heavy rainfall drains into the main Mississippi River channel. Expected rise should continue well into late next week.



WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: EARTHQUAKES

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None to report in the last 24 hours in the WREG-TV viewing area.


WREG-TV MID-SOUTH SUNDAY AND FOLLOWING FORECAST

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A few clouds into Sunday, dry and less breezy. Highs: warmer, into the mid to high 70’s. Winds: NE @ 5 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation:    0%.

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Patchy areas of fog.  Lows: around 60. Winds: NE @ 5 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation:  0%.

WREG-TV NEWS CHANNEL 3 EXTENDED FORECAST

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Still expecting a warm-up, but not a heat wave, over the next few days. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will return – in a limited fashion – by Tuesday, and only Tuesday, and remain rain-free for the rest of the week.


SKYBLOG3: IRIDIUM FLARE TONIGHT

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Watch to the north horizon (if skies remain clear enough) for an Iridium Satellite flare at 8:34 PM. Unfortunately, there will be a fair amount of clouds around the Mid-South, so chances of seeing this may be limited, and there will be no other visible satellite flyovers bright enough to see. More information: visit the Heavens Above website and plug in your location.  #KeepLookingUp



COMING SOON TO WREG.COM… STAY TUNED!!!!

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New things are coming to WREG.com. Can’t say much right now, but new ideas about our planet and how to make things work better. #StayTuned! 

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SATURDAY EVENING WEATHER WRAP-UP

CLOUDS EXIT TO SOUTH; GORGEOUS SUNSETS RETURN

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After a few days’ worth of clouds, skies cleared allowing for more sunshine before sunset Saturday. The very nice view from the WREG-TV Hilton East Memphis camera at sunset Saturday. More cameras from the WREG-TV weather center here.


THIS WEEK’S FLASH FLOODING EVENT

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Some incredibly localized and heavy rainfall for parts of the WREG-TV viewing area this week, focused mainly around Shelby County in Tennessee and DeSoto County in Mississippi.


WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: PRECIPITATION

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No rain for the Memphis area today. Last week’s rainfall bumped up our surplus close to one foot above normal once again.

WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: TEMPERATURE

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A very cool day with temperatures nearly twenty degrees below normal, and nowhere near the record high.


TONIGHT’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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Some areas of the Mid-South may dip into the 40’s tonight. Winds will be light from the northeast with clouds departing the area. Patchy areas of fog may be possible tonight.


MORE WEATHER? SURE THING! JOIN US BRIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY! 

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Starts at 6:00 AM on WREG-TV News Channel 3.
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YOUR WREG-TV SATURDAY+ FORECAST…

A FOGGY/DRIZZLY START TO THE WEEKEND

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Thanks to our departing cold front, the Mid-South was treated to a cool weekend with plenty of clouds and a few areas of drizzle.


YOUR WREG-TV MID-SOUTH FORECAST

Patchy early morning fog and drizzle. Highs: mid/high 60’s. Breezy at times. Winds: NE @ 5-15 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 20% for light drizzle early, diminishing by mid-day.

Clouds begin to break up tonight. Lows: low/mid 50’s. Winds: NE @ 5-10 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0%.

A cloud/sun mix for Sunday as highs will be a bit warmer in the mid/high 70’s. Winds: NNE @ 5-10 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0%.

MID-SOUTH EXTENDED FORECAST

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Warming up into early next week, but not turning hot. Highs by Monday with more sunshine should return to the lower/mid 80’s.


TRACKING THE TROPICS

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Very active as of Saturday morning, with Edouard a tropical storm in the mid-Atlantic, and several other systems in the Gulf and Atlantic of note, but of no major concern so far today. If you are heading to the Gulf Coast or the East Coast states in the next few days, caution is recommended in keeping an eye on any developing situations.


TONIGHT’S SKYBLOG 3 VIEWING CONDITIONS:

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Sky cover tonight drops a bit after sunset, but clearer skies don’t happen until Sunday evening. Memphis Clear Sky Chart link courtesy of Memphis Astronomical Society.


FOOTBALL FORECAST SATURDAY

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A few areas of drizzle may remain by the time Saturday morning football games begin. Mostly cloudy and decently breezy for the rest of the day into early evening.


WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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Rising fairly quickly as all the runoff from last week’s storms finally move into the main river channel.

WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: EARTHQUAKES

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As of early Saturday morning, no quakes have occurred within the last 24 hours in the Mid-South.


UPCOMING SKYWARN VOLUNTEER SPOTTER TALKS

If you live in/around the area of Forrest City, AR, you can take part in a severe weather spotter training course at:

Forrest City Civic Center  1335 North Washington   Forrest City, AR 72335
on

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15 at 6:00 PM

Find out about more upcoming SKYWARN talks via the NWS-Memphis.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. T

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Turn around and you’re two, turn around and you’re four… where has the time gone? Happy birthday to my son, Tristan. 17 years and every day has been an adventure. Never forget how loved you are by so many people. Especially your dad.

YOUR WREG-TV MID-SOUTH THURSDAY+ FORECAST…

SOGGY THURSDAY SO FAR

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Quite the wet start to the day as Flash Flood Warnings & Emergencies were declared by the National Weather Service for incredibly heavy rainfall amounts. Numerous reports of accidents and power lines down, as well as cars driving into – and stalling in – flooded intersections. Rain expected to taper off slightly into this afternoon and evening, with another round of rain expected into Friday.



HOW MUCH RAIN DID WE RECEIVE THIS MORNING? 

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Through early this morning (7AM Thu 9/11) parts of the Mid-South had already received 3-4″+. More was on the way and continues as of this blog posting, although it was beginning to fade. More flash flooding could be possible into the afternoon and evening.


MID-SOUTH FORECAST FOR THURSDAY AND FOLLOWING

More clouds, more rain and more thunder possible this afternoon. Winds: SE turning NW by afternoon at 5-10 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: near 100% during the day, falling to 80% by late afternoon. More areas of flooding could be possible at times.

Overnight lows in the mid 60’s with more chances of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy skies will remain across the area, combined with winds out of the northeast at ten miles per hour. Coverage chance of precipitation: dropping to 60% by midnight.

Another chance for showers and thunderstorms on Friday; coverage chance for the Mid-South/WREG area expected at 50%, falling through the day. Highs: mid 70’s. Winds: NNE @ 5-10 MPH.



WHAT ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER? 

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Outside of flash flooding, a few storms may be borderline strong/severe, but nothing major is expected. The green shaded area on the forecast map (above) from the NOAA Storm Prediction Center shows no organized severe weather threat to the Mid-South on Thursday.


TRACKING THE TROPICS

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A new tropical depression – Number 6 – is now in the far eastern Atlantic. Another smaller and weaker disturbance – assigned number 92L – lies off the east coast of the Bahamas, moving slowly.

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Computer models on 92L suggest a general westward movement across Florida and into the Gulf. Models not in perfect synch on this one.

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Tropical Depression 6 appears to be headed for the middle of the Atlantic, possibly – and eventually – Iceland. No threat to the United States coasts at this time.


TONIGHT’S SKYBLOG3 ASTRONOMICAL VIEWING: 

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With even more clouds and rain expected this evening, forget about it. Check out more about the Memphis Clear Sky Chart, courtesy of the Memphis Astronomical Society.

SKYBLOG3: SOLAR STORMS IN PROGRESS

The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center has this to say about recent events on the Sun’s surface:

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G2 (Moderate) geomagnetic storms remain in the forecast for September 12th as a result of the coronal mass ejection (CME) associated with the R1 (Minor) solar flare observed on the 9th. The latest WSA-Enlil model run has the CME associated with yesterday’s R3 (Strong) solar flare arriving mid to late day on that same day. A G3 (Strong) Geomagnetic Storm Watch has been issued for September 13th due to the combined influence of these two events with G1 (Minor) storming anticipated to continue into September 14th. In addition, the S1 (Minor) solar radiation storm that is in progress as a result of the eruption yesterday is expected to persist for the next few days. Keep in mind that the forecast periods listed are in Universal Time so aurora watchers in the northern U.S. should be looking for possible activity both Thursday and Friday nights. Stay tuned for updates.


HELP THE NWS WITH YOUR REPORTS

If you have storm reports from around the Mid-South/WREG-TV area this morning (wind damage, rain gauge amounts, flooding estimates, etc.) send them to the National Weather Service in Memphis. Your report could help forecasters and scientists create more accurate forecasts and estimates in the future.

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YOUR WREG-TV WEDNESDAY+ FORECAST…

PEAK OF THE WEEK IN THE MID-SOUTH: CHANGE IS COMING

If you’ve had enough of summer, the next few days should bring some very welcome relief.

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Our next storm system is moving (slowly) towards the Mid-South, sitting just north of the area by late this evening. There will be a significant change in the temperatures from today onwards as more clouds move in, along with more chances for rain and thunderstorms into late tonight and for the next couple of days. 


       
MID-SOUTH FORECAST

Another hot day with highs in the low/mid 90’s with increasing clouds by afternoon into evening, and winds from the south-southwest at 5-15 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0%. 

Fairly warm tonight with mostly cloudy skies. Coverage chance for precipitation: rising to 60% by midnight, 70% by dawn Thursday. Lows tonight falling into the mid 70’s. Winds: west-southwest at 5-10 MPH. 

Not as hot for Thursday with highs in the mid/high 70’s. Winds: turning north by mid-day at 5-15 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 60% during the day, dropping to 30% by rush hour home. 

      
YOU MENTIONED THUNDERSTORMS…. HOW ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER? 

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The green shaded area is forecast to have thunderstorms below severe limits. As of late Wednesday morning, the risk of severe weather was highest in the yellow shaded area, just north of the Mid-South. An isolated strong to borderline severe storm cannot be ruled out for the area into tonight and tomorrow.  

     
TRACKING THE TROPICS: WEDNESDAY

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A couple of storms over the far eastern Atlantic and just east of the Bahamas, both moving generally west. No major threats at this time. For more information, keep up to date with the National Hurricane Center forecast

   
EXTENDED MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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Looking good for an extended period of mild temperatures into next week. 


SKYBLOG3: TONIGHT’S OVERHEAD VIEWING EVENTS

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Might be a bit difficult to spot evening sky objects, as clouds will be moving in to the Mid-South area late this evening, possibly covering up a few events. According to the Memphis Clear Sky Chart, courtesy of the Memphis Astronomical Society, by the time we head into evening skies will be mostly clear, but skyshine could be a bit of a problem. If you are going to see tonight’s flyovers, you should do so from areas away from Memphis area city lights and looking away from the rising just-past-Full Moon. 

FIRST EVENT: HST FLYOVER

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The Hubble Space Telescope will be flying over the Mid-South around 7:48 PM. It will not be as bright as it can be, but with clear skies and a decent distance away from city lights, you may just have a chance to spot this piece of space technology. Watch the area near Mars & Saturn, passing close to the very bright star (much brighter than the HST will be) Antares in the constellation Scorpius for a chance to see this. 

SECOND EVENT: CHINESE SPACE STATION FLYOVER

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By the time we watch the HST fly over the Mid-South, the Chinese Space Station – Tian Gong 1 – will be flying over, heading from NW horizon towards the eastern sky before fading. Likewise, this satellite will be very dim and probably difficult to spot, especially around city lights. Watch the area close to the bowl of the Big Dipper around 7:54 PM for a better chance of catching this satellite. 

MORE SKY VIEWING INFORMATION HERE: 

EarthSky: September 2014 guide to the five visible planets

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WREG-TV WEEKEND WEATHER WRAP

SUNDAY EVENING SUNSET

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Nice way to end the weekend as drier air moved in. Less rain, less clouds and gorgeous sunsets were the rule for Sunday. The rest of the week will see warmer air moving in before more rain hits and cooler air wraps up the work/school week. 


OVERNIGHT MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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Could be on the cool side at the school bus stop Monday morning, so a jacket may be in order for those kids walking, waiting or bike riding. 
 
    
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Could be some patchy fog overnight in the area. Keep an eye out for that if you’re heading out early on Monday morning. 

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Lows Monday morning may drop into the mid/high 60’s. Winds will be light from the northeast through the evening. Coverage chance of precipitation: 0%. 

MONDAY’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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Warmer for Monday with highs rising into the upper 80’s. Winds: NE @ 5 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0%.  
       


WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: TEMPS

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Warm but not overly hot today at Memphis International for the official high: just below normal for Sunday and nowhere near the record high. 

WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: PRECIPITATION

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Dry as no rain fell today. Behind for the month and ahead for the year. 

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YOUR WREG-TV SUNDAY AM FORECAST UPDATE…

REMINDER: GO TO WREG.COM AND CLICK “WEATHER” FOR MORE INFORMATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


THE STORY SO FAR

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One cold front out, another one one the way, and high pressure sandwiched in between. The cold front that stirred up showers and thunderstorms in the Mid-South is now heading towards the Gulf and East Coast states, and falling apart. Still strong enough to start more rain from the Rio Grande to the East Coast, it may have enough power to start a shower or thunderstorm over the southernmost portion of the Mid-South around Oxford, Batesville and Water Valley, but only minor activity is expected. Thanks to high pressure moving in with cooler air, courtesy of Canada, temperatures will be well below normal today. Again, thanks to that same area of high pressure, winds will turn back to the south in the next few days, and begin to escort warmer temperatures and more Gulf of Mexico moisture into the area. This will raise humidity levels and also begin to increase our chances for rain and thunder by mid to late week. More information on your forecast for the WREG-TV viewing area after this look at… 

WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: MISSISSIPPI RIVER

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After a crest later today and tomorrow, the Mississippi River will continue a slow fall towards mid-week. 



TODAY’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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Warm – not hot – for Sunday, and dry, with highs in the mid 80’s. Skies will be mostly cloudy early, trending towards mostly sunny by evening. Winds: NNE @ 5-10 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0%.

TONIGHT’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST

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A few clouds, but otherwise mostly clear into overnight. Lows falling into the mid 60’s. Winds: NE @ 5 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: 0%.

EXTENDED MID-SOUTH FORECAST UPDATE

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A Taste of Early Autumn, perhaps? Next week’s cold front, currently moving through SW Canada, will be escorting in some of the cooler air of the season with much lower temps expected by next weekend, and preceded by another round of rain and thunderstorms. Stay tuned for updates on this (and don’t use the words “polar vortex”… it’s not that kind of situation). 

HOW ABOUT SEVERE WEATHER OR FLASH FLOODING WITH OUR NEXT SYSTEM? 

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Severe weather doesn’t appear to be a threat by Wed-Thu-Fri in the News Channel 3 viewing area. More likely is the possibility of heavier rainfall. Computer models showing upwards of one and a half inches in the area by Thursday, September 11. Most of the heavy rain could fall to our west – according to this computer model run – with the Mid-South seeing amounts just less than the heaviest indicated. This forecast could, and probably will, change as we get closer to the event, so stay tuned for updates. 

 



WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: TEMPERATURE

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A warm day yesterday, just above normal. Temperatures were lower thanks to the extra clouds and rainfall. 

WREG-TV WEATHER ALMANAC: PRECIPITATION

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Showers and thunderstorms over the Mid-South dropped as much as nearly two inches of rain in some areas. The Memphis International Airport site recorded just over a quarter of an inch. 

 



SKYBLOG3 – ASTRONOMY NEWS: ASTEROID PASSING EARTH TODAY

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Via SpaceWeather.com: MORE ASTEROID NEWS: “While 2014 RC grabs headlines this weekend by flying under Earth’s belt of geosynchronous satellites, astronomers are training their telescopes on another, weirder asteroid also in Earth’s neighborhood. 2002 CE26 is a binary asteroid consisiting of a primary space rock 3.5 km in diameter and a secondary approximately one-tenth as wide. What’s weird is, radar data suggest that the secondary space rock might have a moon of its own.”

SKYBLOG3: TONIGHT’S VIEWING EVENTS

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Skies should clear enough to hopefully see an Iridium Satellite flare around the northern horizon, close to the constellation Camelopardalis. However, some clouds could linger and make viewing difficult. Moderately bright, this should be easy to find between the North Star and the horizon by about 9:18 PM tonight. This should be the only bright-enough-to-see-with-the-naked-eye event for Sunday evening.  

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YOUR WREG-TV NEWS CHANNEL 3 SATURDAY FORECAST

THE STORY SO FAR…
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A new cold front arrives, bringing with it more chances for showers & thunderstorms. Severe weather doesn’t appear to be a major problem. However, a couple of strong thunderstorms are still possible today and tonight. Outdoor activities need to monitor this potential for safety’s sake. Rather warm today, but more mild days are ahead. 

TODAY’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST:

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A new cold front arrives, bringing with it more chances for showers & thunderstorms.  Highs: mid/high 80’s. Winds: NNW @ 5-15 MPH.  Coverage chance for precipitation: increasing to 40% by mid/late Saturday afternoon.

TONIGHT’S MID-SOUTH FORECAST:
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Lingering showers and thunderstorms this evening; beginning to lessen by midnight. Lows tonight in the mid/high 60’s. Winds: NNE @ 5-15 MPH. Coverage chance for precipitation: dropping to 0% by midnight and just afterwards.

TODAY’S FOOTBALL KICKOFF FORECAST:
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Expect increasing showers and thunderstorms today through the daytime hours, which could cause delays at times with various football games at times in the Mid-South area. 

TONIGHT’S AUTOZONE PARK FORECAST:
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It will be about as warm and just as humid tonight as it was for last night’s match-up of the hometown Memphis Redbirds vs. the visiting Omaha Storm Chasers.  As the cold front moves through, showers and thunderstorms will be scattered over the area, which could bring a rain delay to Autozone Park in downtown Memphis as the Pacific Coast League American Conference Finals continue tonight at 7:05 PM. Dress cool for a warm and muggy evening. Otherwise: PLAY BALL! 

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