Rain, rain, go away: More wet weather on way, followed by frigid temperatures

Published 10:31 am Friday, March 1, 2019

Mississippi is expected to get another round of heavy rain Saturday night into Sunday morning as strong storm system is expected to move through the area over the weekend.

Much colder air will follow the front dropping temperatures below freezing for much of the state Sunday night and into the first few days of next week.

National Weather Service forecasters believe another 1 to 2 inches of rain is likely across much of the central portion of Mississippi with higher local amounts near strong storm cells likely.

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The additional rain may cause some flash flooding risk in low-lying areas of the state, forecasters predict.

Temperatures are expected to drop to at or just below freezing Monday night across the I-20 corridor with temperatures in the 20s and upper teens expected across north Mississippi.