We currently tracking two systems– a cold front and Tropical Storm Karen in the Gulf. Latest forecast models suggest that Karen will take a hard turn to the right as it nears shore making our weekend not as wet. However, with the cold front scheduled late Saturday night into Sunday morning, we’ll still have the potential of seeing 1″ of rain in some locations. Where the tropical system makes landfall will be crucial– further west means extra rain for us, further east could keep us dry through Saturday evening.
Friday: We will wake up feeling sticky again, much like yesterday morning, and temperatures will rise to the mid to upper 80s during the afternoon. Pop up showers are possible during the afternoon, but they will dissipate before evening high school football!
Saturday: The latest forecast models suggest that we will start off dry on Saturday with chances for rain increasing into the late afternoon and evening hours. Right now, we still have a chance to stay dry for the MSU vs. LSU game. Clouds will increase in cloud cover ahead of the approaching cold front will keep us slightly cooler for high temperatures.
Sunday: The best chance for rain looks to be overnight Saturday and early Sunday morning. After the cold front passes, we will see cooler temperatures and clearing skies by the late afternoon. High temperatures are likely to only reach the mid 70s.
Next Week: We will finally see fall-like conditions sneak back into the forecast! Mostly sunny and dry skies will reign for through mid-week, and highs should be in the mid 70s.
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