Author: Ben Lang

Dreary Sunday and a Stormy Monday Ahead

Most of the heavy rain on Saturday was centered over north Mississippi and Alabama. Through Saturday evening, we will see additional showers, and rain will likely increase in coverage over the area. Sunday looks to be a rainy day. Multiple rounds of steady to moderate rainfall will move through the area thanks to a gulf low pumping moisture into the…

Dry this afternoon, but rain returns this weekend!

We are in store for a very pleasant Friday afternoon. We will continue to see virtually cloudless skies. Afternoon highs will be in the mid-60s. Tonight will again be chilly, with most spots dropping into the upper 30s to around 40. A change to our weather pattern comes our way on Saturday. We will likely see plenty of cloudcover across…

Update on the Severe Weather Threat Wednesday

We are watching a line of strong storms making a slow southeastward progression this morning. The River Region has been placed under a slight risk for severe weather by the Storm Prediction Center. The line of storms will impact our area from west to east. The first storms along this line will begin impacting the area around 8 a.m. However,…

Rain Finally Back In The Forecast!

Monday will be the first day of a much more active weather pattern for the River Region. A cold front to the west will move towards the area. Out ahead of the front, we will finally have the Gulf return flow needed for significant rainfall. This will also provide the chance for some showers across the River Region from Monday afternoon…

Dry Sunday, but Finally Some Rain This Week

After a mild and sunny Saturday afternoon, it will turn much cooler after sunset. Temperatures will drop into the upper 40s by about 8pm, and overnight lows will be in the mid 30s. Sunday will be Sunny and Mild. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 60s to around 70. A shift to the dry pattern comes on Monday. Clouds…

Mild and Sunny Weekend Ahead

It will be quite warm and sunny for Black Friday shopping this afternoon. Temps top out in the mid 70s in the river region. Tonight, cooler air moves into the area, and we will see overnight lows anywhere from the upper 30s to lower 40s. The cool air will remain in place for the weekend, too. Saturday will be Sunny…

The Cooler Weather is Here!

Thanks to a cold front that pushed through the area last night, it was much cooler this afternoon with temperatures topping out in the 60s. Tonight will be very cold, with temperatures dropping into the 30s, with some spots dropping below the freezing mark. Our first more widespread frost will be tomorrow night. A freeze watch takes effect from midnight…

Sunny and Dry Pattern Rolls On

Tonight is the second of 3 consecutive supermoons to close out 2016. Unfortunately a thin veil of upper level clouds is moving into the river region, which may obscure the view of the moon tonight. Later into the evening, we may get some clearing, especially after midnight into the early AM hours. It will be chilly tonight with temperatures falling…

Sunny and Dry Weather Pattern Continues

It was a warm day across the river region today, with high temperatures in the mid 70s. Tonight, we will have some clouds building in but they will not bring any rain. Overnight lows will fall into the mid and upper 40s. Tomorrow will be cooler, highs will only reach the mid and upper 60s. We will have a bit…

Cooler Weather Sticks Around

We finally broke out of the record or near record warmth of the last week or so and now are able to enjoy weather that is much more seasonable for early November. It will be chilly across the river region tonight. Temperatures will fall into the mid and upper 40s. Tomorrow will be another fine day of sunshine and afternoon…