Forecast Discussion

FXUS64 KMEG 280231

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Memphis TN
831 PM CST Sat Nov 27 2021


An abundance of high clouds continue to move across the Mid-South
this evening. The clouds are associated with a shortwave that is
moving along the Gulf Coast. Any rain associated with the
shortwave will stay to the south of the region. The clouds will
help keep temperatures warmer tonight with lows expected to range
from the mid 30s to mid 40s. Current forecast looks good. No
updates are expected.



.DISCUSSION... /issued 350 PM CST Sat Nov 27 2021/

Dry conditions will continue through much of this forecast
period. Expect colder temperatures then a gradual warming trend
will develop as the week continues.

This afternoon, skies were mostly clear with pleasant temperatures.
Clouds will begin to increase later tonight ahead of a dry cold
front. We`ll see cold temperatures again tonight with lows in the
mid 30s. By Sunday temperatures will be about the same as it was
today, with highs mainly in the 50s. Lows Sunday night into
Monday will be near or below freezing. Otherwise expect a dry

Expect a slight warming trend in the extended period as an upper
ridge moves into the Mid-South. Highs will warm into the 50s/60s
by Wednesday, then increase into the 70s by Thursday. Lows will
climb to the 30s to 40s. By next weekend, another system will
bring precipitation into the Mid-South. There`s a little
disagreement in exact timing with models, but have continued the
message of 30%. Will continue to monitor as the week progresses.




VFR. A dry cold front will move through tonight and winds will
shift from light SW to light NW late tonight and then N Sunday
morning increasing to 10 kts.