First Alert Forecast: Summer-like Start to Fall

A hot and unsettled pattern sticks with us through the first weekend of fall...

Highs in the mid 90s are anticipated yet again this afternoon with just a stray chance for a shower or thunderstorm! As high pressure slides east, we'll notice winds coming out of the SW again, lifting our humidity back up and dropping temperatures just slightly as we begin the weekend. Unfortunately, temperatures won't drop enough to be seasonable this time of year, meaning the first day of fall will feel a little more like summer. Highs near 90 are expected for Saturday with scattered showers and storms possible in the afternoon and evening hours.

Rain chances will stay steady for much of the forecast period, as a cold front drops south and stalls out just to our north. Although not a washout, each and every day from Saturday through the middle of next week will offer the chance for scattered showers and storms until another cold front finally pushes south through Mississippi by the end of next week. This could finally bring us more fall-like conditions as we get into our following weekend! Stay tuned for forecast updates!

Fall-lovers, I think you might like next weekend's forecast 😊 Hope y'all are having a great day!

Posted by Meteorologist Rachel Coulter on Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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