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Severe Storms Possible This Afternoon, Overnight

By Alyssa Schnugg

News editor


Lafayette County could see some heavy rain and thunderstorms this evening, according to the National Weather Service in Memphis.

The NWS has placed Lafayette County in a Severe Storm Slight Risk 2 category on its 1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the highest risk for severe weather.

The greatest threat is high winds, with possible wind gusts of 60+ mph.

There is also a slight risk of local flooding associated with the possible heavy rainfall.

The chance for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon is around 60%. Another round of storms is expected later tonight and there is a 50% chance for showers and thunderstorms.

Rain continues into Thursday with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms with a high of 88 degrees. Winds could gust up to 25 mph during the storms.

Hotty Toddy News will post any weather updates, warnings and watches on its website and Facebook and X (former Twitter) pages.

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