Storm 5 Alert this evening & tonight (1.18.23)

Posted at 6:27 AM, Jan 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-19 06:11:55-05

Storm 5 Alert This Evening and Tonight

This Afternoon: Mo. Cloudy, Breezy, Few Showers Possible,
Few Storms Possible West/NW |High: 68| SE 10-15, Gusts: 30 mph
Tonight: Breezy, Area Showers & Storms, Few Storms Could be Strong to Severe |Low: 54|S 20-25, Gusts: 40 mph
Tomorrow: Pt. Cloudy, Breezy |High: 64| SW 20-25, Gusts: 40 mph

TIMING: Wednesday 4 p.m. - Thursday 6 a.m.
THREATS/IMPACTS: Damaging wind, hail, isolated tornadoes

Mild temperatures are expected to continue for your Wednesday across the Mid-South.  However, it is January and weather like this doesn't last long.

Winds will increase during the day ahead of a storm system that will bring showers and thunderstorms to the area Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning. Storms moving from south to north along a cold front will begin impacting western portions of the NewsChannel 5 viewing area around 4 p.m. Wednesday and pushing across the eastern counties early morning hours Thursday. Ingredients are there for a few of these storms to reach strong to severe limits with damaging wind being the main concern. An isolated tornado can't be ruled out. Below is our estimated storm timing.

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