Tuesday night storm kicks off stretch of wet weather

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If you are reading this at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, you likely also are hearing the high winds, driving rain and thunder passing through the Floyd and Chickasaw county region. This is just the beginning of a wet stretch of days.

Here is the National Weather Service forecast:

Tonight (Tuesday)
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4 a.m, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4 a.m. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Low around 58. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
FIELD BROTHERSWednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind around 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 a.m., then a chance of showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 a.m., then a chance of showers between 7 a.m. and 1.p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph.
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