First Alert Forecast: Summer in Mississippi continues...

First Alert Forecast: Summer in Mississippi continues...
Typical August Pattern Continues (Source: WLBT)

Our August heat and humidity is carrying over into Tuesday as highs will once again reach the mid-upper 90s... Feels like temperatures are already above the 100° mark for many, even before the lunch hour, so expect those to max out around 105-108° this afternoon. A few showers and storms could cool us off, but many will end up staying dry all day. 

As that upper level ridge of high pressure weakens overhead but holds strong to our west, we will see a more unsettled pattern work into the region through the rest of the 7-day forecast. Our temperatures will drop slightly for this reason, but we'll still top out in those low-mid 90s each afternoon with the likelihood of daily scattered showers and thunderstorms. 

The extended period does offer the chance of some relief in the way of lower humidity and below-average temperatures, but we’re still well a ways out... Stay tuned for frequent forecast updates!

Rachel's Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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