One more opportunity for rain before hot and dry weather returns…
Tropical Depression 3 has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Colin (the first tropical system of this season in the Gulf of Mexico). Colin is located in the Central Gulf and will make landfall as a tropical storm tonight in Florida between Tallahassee and Tampa, producing heavy rain, wind, and the possibility for a few tornadoes.
For Mississippi, no direct impacts from Colin; the associated moisture will combine with a cold front to bring scattered showers and storms to the southern half of the state today (generally south of I-20). Behind the front, dry air arrives, leading to seasonably warm and clear days through the end of this week with highs in the upper 80s and low 90s.