Mississippi Skies: Boomerang temps Sunday as rainy weather wraps up in Mississippi

Published 8:39 pm Saturday, December 9, 2023

A few more storms could be strong to severe in Mississippi, especially in the southern part of the state, before we get rid of the strong cold front moving through.

The Storm Prediction Center has a Level 2 risk roughly central Mississippi southwards towards the Pine Belt. Severe storms, hail, damaging wind, and a tornado or two are all possible in the Level 2 risk until around 1 a.m. or so.

A Level 1 risk covers the rest the Gulf Coast until storms move out. The Level 1 includes the same modes of severe weather without as much confident.

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Sunday will also be a day of boomerang temperatures. We’ll go from very warm, humid weather to very cool, dry weather within a few hours. Temperatures will fall into the 40s to around 50 by late afternoon across most of the state. We’ll also have freezing temps across Alabama almost to the Gulf Coast.

North Mississippi

Sunny and breezy with a high of 47. Clear with a low of 27.

Central Mississippi

A shower or two early, then mostly cloudy. Becoming sunny and breezy with a high of 49. Sunday night, widespread first with a low of 28.

South Mississippi

Showers and storms in the morning. Cloudy, then gradually clearing with a breezy high of 51. Frost overnight with a low of 30.

Gulf Coast

Showers and storms possible in the morning. Temperatures rising to 58 midday, then dropping to 50 in the afternoon. Clear overnight with a low of 32.