TUESDAY: A quiet start to your day but expect Tuesday to be a transition day of sorts. This is as we get an influx of tropical moisture into the region ahead of a front due into the area Wednesday. Many hours will be dry – but a few downpours can’t be ruled out. Expect partly turning mostly cloudy skies with highs topping out mainly in the middle 80s.
WEDNESDAY: A cold front will be approaching from the west – meanwhile, Hurricane Michael will be approaching the central Florida panhandle through the day. In between, our weather will be more influenced by the front than anything else. Expect partly sunny to variably cloudy skies – highs will push into the middle 80s with scattered storms at times. Rain chances will diminish as the front pushes through.
EXTENDED RANGE: Michael’s eastward deflection toward the east will bode well for our forecast – eventually ushering in cooler, drier Fall air to central Mississippi. Thursday will feature clearing skies with highs in the upper 70s; lows will dip into the 50s by early Friday. Expect mostly to partly sunny skies Friday and Saturday amid highs in the middle to upper 70s. A quick moving system Sunday and Monday will spark a few more clouds and a few showers too – keeping highs in the lower to middle 70s into early next week.
WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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