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A minimal severe threat continues in South Mississippi this afternoon in advance of a cold front. All of us in Central and South Mississippi will deal with periods of moderate to heavy rain through this afternoon in advance of a cold front; on average, we're expecting 2-3 inches with locally... Continue reading
TONIGHT: Expect partly clear skies as temperatures ease their way down into the lower and middle 60s by early Saturday morning. SATURDAY: We'll contend with a mix of sun and clouds through the day with temperatures making a run for the lower and middle 80s. With a deep southerly flow,... Continue reading
REST OF THURSDAY: Temperatures will continue to sneak upward to the lower 80s with mostly sunny skies today – you'll notice high clouds streaming in by the end of the day as moisture begins to increase slowly but surely. Tonight, expect lows in the 50s under mostly clear skies. FRIDAY:... Continue reading
Clear, dry, and pleasant this afternoon with temperatures in the middle 70s. Humidity remains low, adding to the 'fall feel'. Moisture and temperatures increase by the weekend; we stay dry through Friday, then scattered showers/storms develop Saturday and will increase in coverage Sunday in advance of a cold front. For... Continue reading
Perfect fall weather continues!.... All sunshine, low humidity, and pleasant temperatures again this afternoon with highs in the 70s. Chilly tonight with morning lows in the upper 40s. A warming trend kicks in for the second half of this week; low 80s Thursday and Friday, then middle 80s Saturday. We... Continue reading
Beautiful Fall weather is finally here! An absolutely gorgeous day as sharply cooler air blows in behind a cold front that moved through last night. Highs hold in the lower 70s today along with a pleasant north breeze, low humidity, and lots of sunshine. Down right chilly tonight; lows dip... Continue reading
Some big changes ahead!... A cold front arrives later today, delivering the coolest air so far this Fall season. Scattered showers and a few storms develop ahead of the front this afternoon and evening, but we are not expecting an all day type of rain. The cold front moves across... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A cold front will slice through the region, bringing an anticipated cool down to start off next week. Tonight, expect mostly to partly clear skies with lows in the middle and upper 60s. Watch out for a few patches of fog to start your Sunday, especially south of I-20. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A beautiful Fall morning; we’re starting out in the upper 50s and to near 60. Temperatures hold in the upper 70s and low 80s this afternoon along with lots of sunshine and a pleasant north breeze. Feeling perfect tonight; clear and calm with morning lows in the upper 50s. A... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Cloudy and damp so far today with hit and miss showers with some embedded thunder. Rain decreases this afternoon, but still the possibility for a passing shower and any point. Otherwise, more clouds than sun. A cold front arrives tonight, delivering cooler and drier air for the second half of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Another Summer-like October day. The heat and humidity continue today with temperatures in the upper 80s and heat indices near 100! We also have some popup showers and storms continuing through early evening; any storm that develops will be capable of producing heavy rain and frequent lightning. Now for some... Continue reading
Hurricane Nate Continues to strengthen... As of 7AM, Nate is a category 1 hurricane with 85 mph sustained winds, located in the Gulf of Mexico, NW of Cuba. It is moving quickly for a hurricane and will make landfall late tonight or early Sunday between New Orleans and Mobile, most... Continue reading
Tropical Storm Nate is getting closer to entering the gulf of mexico. It will likely strengthen into a category 1 hurricane tonight or Saturday as it moves northward through the Gulf. Landfall is likely Saturday night or Sunday morning from Southeast Louisiana across the Mississippi Gulf Coast toward Alabama and... Continue reading
BULLETIN Tropical Storm Nate Intermediate Advisory Number 9A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162017 100 PM CDT Fri Oct 06 2017 ...CENTER OF NATE MOVING QUICKLY TOWARD THE NORTHEASTERN TIP OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AND THE YUCATAN CHANNEL... SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...19.4N 85.3W ABOUT 125... Continue reading
REST OF THURSDAY: Expect mostly sunny skies amid summer time warmth and tolerable humidity level. Highs will top out in the middle 80s; overnight, under mostly clear skies, lows will fall to the lower and middle 60s mainly, a few cooler pockets may drop into the upper 50s north of... Continue reading
As of 11 AM, Tropical Depression 16 is located in the SW Caribbean and will soon become Tropical Storm Nate. What you're looking at on this graphic is the official forecast from the National Hurricane Center (the red cone). The individual lines are various model forecasts and are potential tracks.... Continue reading
Sunshine is back today, leading to warmer weather. Highs returned to the 80s this afternoon under lots of sunshine. Fortunately, drier air is slipping in from the east, keeping our humidity levels in check through the end of this week. Morning lows dip into the low and middle 60s with... Continue reading
Cloudy and cooler today along with some patchy showers. Due to the clouds and occasional showers, highs hold in the low to middle 70s which is well below average for early October. Warmer for the remainder of this week and the weekend; once again, temperatures return to above average levels... Continue reading
Heat and humidity return as October begins... We've had a pleasant weekend so far, but moisture is returning, leading to higher humidity. This afternoon, highs reach the middle to upper 80s under a partially cloudy sky. A brief shower is possible, but most spots remain dry. Clouds increase Monday, holding... Continue reading
FINALLY FRIDAY FORECAST: As you step out the door, you'll notice a slight change in humidity that will gradually turn drier through the day. Expect mainly sunny skies with highs topping out near normal – in the lower and middle 80s. The dry weather will bode well for Friday night... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A cold front is delivering some cooler, less humid air for the weekend. The cold front is located in South Mississippi; cooler air will slowly arrive tonight into Friday. Highs drop to the low and middle 80s for the weekend, which is near average for this time of year. Also,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Hot and humid this afternoon; highs reach the upper 80s, along with the possibility for a few passing showers or storms. Warming to the upper 80s to near 90 Wednesday and Thursday, then finally turning a bit cooler Friday into the weekend! highs drop to the low and middle 80s;... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
More heat today, but changes are on the way... Once again, hot and humid this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s. A few passing showers or storms are possible, but nothing widespread. No real change through Wednesday; expect hot days and muggy nights along with a few isolated afternoon... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Another hot steamy day... Fall is officially here, but still feeling like Summer today with highs in the upper 80s to low 90s with high humidity and a few passing storms. The heat continues through midweek, then finally some cooler air arrives for the second half of this week, bringing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
THURSDAY: A mix of sun and clouds through the day with a few pop-up storms through the latter half of the day. Highs will top out in the lower 90s, but with the combination of humidity, it’ll feel closer to 100°. Tonight, expect partly clear skies with lows in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog