TUESDAY: Clouds will gradually increase through the day ahead of as a warm front pushes northward – bringing shower and storm chances back by the end of the day and through Tuesday night. Highs will top in the lower 70s. Showers and storms will be likely through Tuesday night as lows drop only to the lower 60s.
WEDNESDAY: After the warm front moves north, it'll open the area up to more warmth and moisture for mid-portion of the week. Expect variably to mostly cloudy skies with the chance of scattered afternoon showers and storms. Highs will top out in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Storm chances increase overnight as a cold front approaches the area – bringing the chance of a few strong storms to the region.
LATE WEEK: The cold front will make slow progress through central Mississippi, bringing periodic showers and storms to the area Thursday – temperatures will stay cool behind the front – in the 50s and 60s for Thursday afternoon. Rain will come to an end as skies will gradually clear through Friday. Highs will be near normal – in the middle 60s.
INTO THE WEEKEND: High pressure builds in to finally bring the first mostly dry weekend to the region in the last five weeks. Expect sunny to mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 60 and lower 70s. Rain chances will increase Sunday night into Monday ahead of a disturbance moving past the area.
WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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