REST OF FRIDAY: After starting our mainly bright; clouds will gradually increase through the afternoon hours. Highs today will top out mainly in the middle 60s amid a light southeast breeze. We'll mention a few spotty showers, mainly west of I-55 into this evening. Lows tonight as clouds become more prevalent will only drop into the upper 50s to near 60.
CHRISTMAS EVE: Areas of fog will greet you as you start off your Saturday morning amid mild temperatures. The clouds will break for some sun by afternoon with a small chance of showers, mainly north of MS Hwy 16. Highs will make a run for the lower and middle 70s before the day is out. Rain chances look to shut down overnight as the warm front pushes north of the area. Temperatures as Santa takes flight over central Mississippi will be in the 60s.
CHRISTMAS DAY: No threat for snow in the forecast for Christmas - through we could have to dodge some rain drops here and there. The bigger story – the warmth. Highs on Sunday will be nearing record territory – in the upper 70s.
NEXT WEEK: A weak frontal boundary will begin to slide into the area by late Monday and early Tuesday – bringing with it a chance for showers and storms . Highs will slip from the middle 70s Monday to near 70 on Tuesday. Bigger changes may be on the way behind a second front, due to drop into the area by late Wednesday and early Thursday.
WLBT / FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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