First Alert Forecast: showers and thunderstorms likely overnight, rainy periods will continue into Monday

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) -Scattered and isolated showers are pushing northeastward across the area this evening. Expect heavy downpours at times. Better chances for showers and storms are likely later tonight and into early tomorrow morning. Showers are expected to move in around midnight or so from the north as a cold front sinks southward across the region. A few gusty storms are possible for areas north of I-20. The overall risk for severe storms is low (1/5), but is possible mainly for damaging winds. The tornado risk is very low and slim, but a spin up cannot be ruled out. Areas of flash flooding/flooded roadways is possible for the Lower Delta where a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until tomorrow at noon. Temperatures will drop to the lower 60′s overnight and into tomorrow morning.

It's warm and humid out this evening! Most spots are sitting in the 70's this evening under mainly cloudy skies. A few...

Posted by Meteorologist Peyton Garrison on Sunday, February 28, 2021

Grab the umbrella for Monday! Rainy periods are expected into tomorrow as well with temperatures gradually falling throughout the day. Areas of localized flooding could be possible sue to the scattered showers likely through tomorrow and into Tuesday as well. Highs on Tuesday will be even cooler in the 50′s.

By Wednesday, we will turn drier and possibly brighter with the system pulling away from the region. Temperatures will also become more seasonal in the 60′s for the remainder of the work week.

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