First Alert Forecast: Chilly weekend ahead!

Unsettled weather returns by the end of the 7-day forecast...

First Alert Forecast: Chilly weekend ahead!
Chilly Weekend Ahead for Central and Southwest Mississippi (Source: WLBT)

It’s been a windy day across the region! Wind gusts in excess of 20-30mph have been the norm behind the cold front that moved through last night, and although we’ll see winds calm down a bit tonight into tomorrow morning, breezy conditions will stick with us into the start of the weekend. Temperature-wise, we only hit the low-mid 50s this afternoon and will drop quickly into the 40s, then 30s by the overnight hours.

A chilly weekend is ahead of us as both Saturday and Sunday will start off around freezing, and high temperatures will barely lift into the 50s both afternoons. We’ll see more sunshine on Saturday than Sunday as a disturbance moves overhead to wrap up the weekend... This could also spark a few showers north of I-20 Sunday afternoon and evening.

Sunshine will return by the start of next week but will be short-lived as an unsettled pattern sets up shop for the second half of the 7-day forecast. Several inches of rain could fall in our NW counties by the time we wrap up next week, with lower amounts to the SE. Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday all show opportunities for rain across the region!

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