The Storm Prediction Center continues to maintain a slight risk for severe weather today. There is a chance a watch could be issued in the afternoon. The primary threat will be strong straight-line winds associated with scattered thunderstorms along and well ahead of an approaching cold front. The slight risk includes eastern sections of our state.
At-last check the temperature in Tupelo, MS was 73 degrees. Just west in Oxford the temperature was 50. This cold front has now made its push into central Mississippi and a few storms may develop ahead of the boundary overnight and tomorrow morning. Temperatures in our northwest counties right now are approaching 80 degrees. The setup will be lacking in upper air support however there will be some bouyancy in the lower levels. Although the threat is marginal, we should keep an exta eye on any storms that pop-up later today.
Fox6 Meteorologist Wes Wyatt