Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Mid-Day Area Forecast

 

Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
1139 AM CST WED DEC 23 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...A 70 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Breezy and mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Wind south 15 mph and gusty.

.TONIGHT...Showers and turning colder during the evening. A rumble of thunder is possible early.  Scattered showers after midnight possibly changing briefly to a wintry mix or snow before ending. No snow accumulation expected.  Lows near 30. Wind west 20 mph and gusty... becoming northwest late in the evening. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent in the evening then 30 percent after midnight.

.CHRISTMAS EVE...Cold and blustery. A few snow flurries are possible.  Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Winds west 15-25 mph and gusty. Wind chills between 20 and 25.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear and quite cold. Lows in the mid teens.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...Mostly sunny and very cold. Highs around freezing.

..EXTENDED FORECAST...(Saturday through Tuesday)
Issued 1139 AM CST WED DEC 23 2020

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Lows in around 20. Highs near 50.

.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Lows in the mid 30s.. Highs in the mid 50s.

.MONDAY... Decreasing cloudiness. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

REH

WTWO 7-DAY FORECAST

 

...Arctic Air Assault Coming...

 



Special Weather Statement
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
629 AM CST WED DEC 23 2020

...Arctic Air Assault Coming...

An arctic cold front will be arriving this evening bring falling temperatures.  The front will makes its way across West TN roughly between 7 pm and midnight.  There could be an abrupt 10-15 degree drop in the temperature within the first hour of so after the front passes any one location. Showers will be likely ahead of the front and rain will begin to taper off after midnight.  Before the rain ends there could be a brief transition to snow.  Lows by sunrise will be around 30 with no snow accumulation expected.

Christmas Eve will be quite cold and blustery.  Highs will only be in the mid-30s. Winds of 15-25 mph will produce wind chills between 20 and 25 degrees that will last all day. In addition... partly sunny skies may include occasional snow flurries...especially in the afternoon.

The skies clear and winds diminish Christmas Eve night. Overnight lows will be in the mid-teens. Christmas Day will be mostly sunny.   The arctic grip will continue on Christmas Day with highs only around 32 degrees. Fortunately, the winds will be light.

A reminder to residents of West Tennessee:  one needs to dress for the wind chill temperatures.  Recall that wind chill is what the temperature feels like to the skin when the wind is factored in.

REH

Wednesday Morning Area Forecast

 


Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
535 AM CST WED DEC 23 2020

.TODAY...A 20 percent chance of showers this morning...then a 70 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Breezy and mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Wind south 15 mph and gusty.

.TONIGHT...Showers and turning colder during the evening. A rumble of thunder is possible early.  Scattered showers after midnight possibly changing briefly to a wintry mix or snow before ending. No snow accumulation expected.  Lows near 30. Wind west 20 mph and gusty... becoming northwest late in the evening. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent in the evening then 30 percent after midnight.

.CHRISTMAS EVE...Cold and blustery. A few snow flurries are possible.  Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Winds west 15-25 mph and gusty. Wind chills between 20 and 25.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear and quite cold. Lows in the mid teens.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...Mostly sunny and very cold. Highs around freezing.

..EXTENDED FORECAST...(Saturday through Tuesday)
Issued 805 AM CST WED DEC 23 2020

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Lows in around 20. Highs near 50.

.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Lows in the mid 30s.. Highs in the mid 50s.

.MONDAY... Decreasing cloudiness. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

REH