First Alert Forecast: Quick break from the heat today, Tuesday

Rain chances, temperatures climb into Memorial Day Weekend!

First Alert Forecast: Quick break from the heat today, Tuesday
Morning Showers to Afternoon Sunshine Monday (Source: WLBT)

An area of low pressure and associated cold front has slid to our east and only a few lingering showers east of I-55 will remain possible into the early afternoon hours! Highs will reach the upper 70s/lower 80s this afternoon with winds out of the NW.

Through the week, an upper level low will cut off and hang out over the Eastern US, leaving us unsettled at times. We'll also have a frontal boundary stalling out along the Gulf Coastline, which will be the focal point for scattered showers and storms. Although a few hit-or-miss storms are possible each day in the central parts of MS, higher chances will certainly exist in our southern counties for that reason.

Heading into Memorial Day Weekend, temperatures will be heating up into the low 90s with a daily chance for scattered showers and storms continuing through the weekend.

Rachel's Monday Afternoon Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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