First Alert Forecast: warm, breezy Monday; cold rain Tuesday

First Alert Forecast: warm, breezy Monday; cold rain Tuesday
After a warm Monday, expect colder air to rush in for Tuesday amid on and off rain. (Source: WLBT)

BIG changes are on the way over the next 24-48 hours! We are warm, breezy, and cloudy today, as highs are lifting into the low-mid 70s area-wide. Although we could see a stray shower or two this afternoon/early evening, rain chances won’t start picking up into the overnight hours as our next cold front approaches the region.

Dress for the 30s tomorrow even though temperatures will start in the 50s Tuesday morning! As our cold front brings around an inch of rain to some locations tomorrow, gusty winds will be ushering in MUCH colder conditions behind the front. Feels-like temperatures could drop as low as the upper 20s late Tuesday night. A wintry mix will even be possible in North/North-Central Mississippi, but local impacts are not anticipated.

70s ↘️ 30s within 24 hours! ❄️ A wintry mix will even be possible in N. Mississippi tomorrow night! Local impacts not anticipated...

Posted by Meteorologist Rachel Coulter on Monday, December 9, 2019

Sunshine will temporarily return mid-week, but temperatures will struggle to recover.

Another system will be skirting off to our SE by the end of the work week and could bring us our next chance for scattered showers by Friday.

First Alert Forecast: warm, breezy Monday; cold rain Tuesday

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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