This evening we are tracking scattered shower and storm development over south Mississippi and some of this wet weather could impact far southwest counties in our area. Otherwise, most locations will remain dry and very warm through the remainder of today and this evening. It has become quite breeze due to a stronger southerly flow. A light south breeze will continue overnight, with lows in the 60s.
EASTER SUNDAY: The weather will be quite comfy for Easter sunrise services in the morning. Sunrise time will be at 6:15 a.m. We will have high temperatures in the 80s tomorrow, with lots of sunshine and more clouds later in the day. There will be a small chance for a pop-up shower or storm in the late afternoon. We could also see a few scattered showers and storms tomorrow night, especially over northern locations.
SCATTERED STORMS ON MONDAY/TUESDAY: A cold front will approach the area tomorrow night and stall, helping to set the stage for a better coverage of scattered showers and storms during the afternoon and evening on Monday. I do want to give the First Alert on the possibility of one or two stronger storms, with small hail and gusty winds. Several areas won’t see rain due to the scattered nature of the precipitation, so I would still factor in some time for watering the garden. The chance for scattered showers and storms will linger into Tuesday but rain chances will begin to decrease on Wednesday.
LATE WEEK CHANGES: By this time next week we could be talking about some big weather changes. Forecast data is showing an energetic upper level storm system impacting the region next Saturday. I want to give you a First Alert on this system because it has the potential to bring a round of rain and stormy weather. This system may also be followed by a surge of much cooler air. I will be sharing more thoughts on the news this evening beginning at 9 p.m. on WBRC.
WBRC First Alert Meteorologist Wes Wyatt