WEDNESDAY: A storm system we’ve been tracking for the last several days will finally make its approach to central Mississippi. Expect mostly to variably cloudy skies with the option for scattered showers and storms through the day. Highs will top out in the 80s mainly amid an aggressive southerly wind.
STRONG STORM THREAT: A wave of energy will push across the nearly stalled boundary by Wednesday evening through the overnight hours. This will bring the option for a few strong to severe storms to the region. Damaging wind gusts look to be the primary risk, but hail and spin-up tornadoes can’t be ruled out along with the possibility of localized flooding. Expect several waves of storms move through, possibly into the morning hours of Thursday. Stay weather aware during this time frame.
LATE WEEK: Rain showers will taper through late Thursday with highs in the 60s and 70s. Expect a mix of clouds and sun for Friday with highs in the 60s and lower 70s.
EASTER WEEKEND AND BEYOND: Things turn a bit more tranquil through the latter half of the week. Highs will be in the 70s with mostly to partly sunny skies heading into Easter weekend. As of now, we'll likely stay dry for Easter Sunday, though a few showers can't be ruled out north of I-20. Rain chances look to return through next week as our next system approaches us by late Tuesday.
WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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