We begin our Wednesday with partly to mostly cloudy skies and very mild temperatures. A few isolated showers will be possible at first. But the widespread rainfall slowly moves in sometime around mid to late-morning for areas northwest of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Only isolated light showers are likely through the midday and early afternoon. But a heavier batch of rainfall moves in sometime later in the afternoon into the early evening, making its way through the entire area during the evening and overnight. Afternoon highs should range from the upper 60s for areas northwest of the Natchez Trace to the mid and upper 70s southeast of the Natchez Trace.
Overnight, the heavy rain will continue with another batch of heavy rainfall moving in early Thursday morning. This heavy rain, on top of the heavy rain we see Wednesday evening, could lead to some areas of flash flooding. We'll be keeping an eye on that potential. Later in the day, showers die down and temperatures climb into the upper 60s to lower 70s.
A few isolated showers are possible on Friday with afternoon highs in the upper 70s. But rain chances increase again into Saturday as a round of strong to potentially severe storms move through the area, likely Saturday night. Temperatures on Saturday should still reach into the mid and upper 70s under partly to mostly cloudy skies followed by those showers and storms.
We'll be a bit drier and cooler into the early part of next week. Sunday through Monday, temperatures range from the upper 50s to mid-60s with only a few isolated showers. Tuesday appears to be much drier with highs in the mid-60s.
- 1-Minute Weather: Heavy rain likely into mid and late-week
- 1-Minute Weather: Warmer than usual into mid-week with rain chances
- 1-Minute Weather: Rain and mild temperatures ahead this week
- 1-Minute Weather: Storms likely this evening
- Rain becomes heavier and more widespread into mid-week
- Tenn-Tom Waterway closed after heavy rain
- Heavy rain floods some streets in Starkville
- Heavy winds damage Vardaman home
- Saltillo road scheduled to be closed in mid-August
- Severe Weather Prepardness Week starts Monday