Mississippi Skies: Nice weather continues but severe potential coming soon

Published 10:38 pm Saturday, April 13, 2024

We’ll close out our weekend with another fantastic day Sunday with plenty of sun and temperatures around 80. We’ll be breezy across the Magnolia State.

This weather continues into Monday with more humid conditions arriving Tuesday. Rain and storms are possible in northern and central Mississippi with chances arriving Tuesday and continuing until Friday. The southern and Gulf Coast regions will stay mostly dry most of the week.

We could have some strong to severe storms Tuesday into Tuesday night, especially in the Delta and northwestern Mississippi. We’ll continue watching the forecast models and Storm Prediction Center statement to get better details as we get close to time.

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There are not many details about the potential for bad weather other than the following statement from the National Weather Service:

“Severe thunderstorms will be possible across portions of northeast Louisiana, southeast Arkansas, and northwest Mississippi Tuesday into Tuesday night. As this potential event is still several days away, please stay tuned for any updates to timing and impacts.”

North Mississippi

Sunny and breezy with a high of 79. Mostly clear Sunday night with a low of 58.

Central Mississippi

Mostly sunny and breezy with a high of 82. Overnight, clear with a low of 56.

South Mississippi

Breezy and sunny with a high of 83. Wind gusts up to 20 miles per hour. Mostly clear Sunday night with a low of 55.

Gulf Coast

Sunny with a high of 79. Mostly clear overnight with a low of 60.