First Alert Forecast: Warming up!

Storm chances increase for the second half of the 7-day forecast...

First Alert Forecast: Warming up!
Warm Spring Day For Wednesday (Source: WLBT)

Clouds are clearing and temperatures will range from the upper 60s to the 80s across the area this afternoon! As a ridge of high pressure builds over the region into the next couple of days, temperatures will only lift from here, meaning highs in the upper 80s Thursday and Friday. Some of our southern spots could even reach the 90° mark! High pressure will eventually shift east as a cold front approaches MS by Saturday. This will bring us the chance for showers and storms, some strong-severe in Central/North MS, Saturday afternoon and evening. More seasonable temperatures will follow quickly behind for Sunday.

We’ll have to keep a close eye on our storm chances into the start-middle of next week as well, thanks to another low pressure system that could impact the area. Storm timing/strength still to be determined as we are still several days out. Stay tuned for forecast updates!

First Alert Forecast: seasonably warm Wednesday; nearing records late week

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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