FRIDAY: Comparative to the past few mornings – this morning won’t be as cold; many waking up in the middle and upper 30s. The high pressure ridge that has been in control of the weather will slide east through Friday. This will introduce more moisture in the atmosphere, bringing more clouds to the skies through Friday. Highs will top out in the 60s Friday afternoon. A shower or two may sneak in after sunset ahead of the bigger rain maker for the weekend. We’ll only drop into the 50s by early Saturday.
RAINY WEEKEND AHEAD: A blossoming Gulf system combined with an approaching front will bring better chances of showers and storms by Saturday. Heavy downpours will be the main issue – bringing ½ to 1.5”, locally higher amounts possible through early Sunday morning. This will likely have an impact on the Mississippi Blues Marathon that will be taking place Saturday morning. Most of the rain will exit through Sunday – leading to slightly cooler air to infiltrate the area. Expect highs in the 60s this weekend.
EARLY WEEK: Another seasonable air mass will find its way into central Mississippi to start off the next work week. A reinforcing shot of cooler air will move in through late Monday – keeping highs both Monday and Tuesday in the 50s, lows in the 30s. Expect mainly sunny skies these days under an area of high pressure.
LATE WEEK: A quick warm up late week will push temperatures into the 60s again Wednesday and Thursday - this will also lead up to more rain chances by Thursday. The rain chances will bring temperatures down by Friday of next week.
WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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