Warmer weekend ahead; ALERT DAY issued for Monday

Warmer weekend ahead; ALERT DAY issued for Monday
Severe storms possible as cold front moves through Mississippi (Source: WLBT)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Now that Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor has moved farther away, those morning clouds and drizzle have cleared the area leaving us with plenty of sunshine this afternoon! Highs reached the upper 70s and low 80s today!

Post-Tropical Cyclone Nestor is not as well defined and will continue to weaken as it moves towards the Atlantic Ocean by the end of the weekend.

Winds will be shifting out of the south locally, leading to even warmer temperatures by Sunday... expect highs in the low 80s with spotty showers early and scattered storms Sunday afternoon and evening. An isolated strong-severe storm possible.

Our next big thing will be a cold front arriving on our doorstep late Monday morning... this will push a line of showers and storms through the day and into the evening commute. Some of these storms could be strong-severe, with damaging wind gusts & even a few tornadoes possible. For this reason, we have issued an ALERT DAY for Monday! This won’t be a widespread, severe weather event, but you will want to make sure you can hear and respond to any warnings that may come out this Monday. Stay tuned for continued strength/timing updates as we get closer!

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