Tropical Storm Karen has slowed considerably off the Louisiana coast, and is expected to make landfall late tonight and early tomorrow. Karen’s track then looks to take a sharp right turn steering most of the impact away from our area. In addition, a cold front is approaching that will use some of that tropical moisture to make Sunday a soaker for NE Mississippi and West Alabama. Beyond that, the long awaited fall-like conditions return to the forecast.
Saturday: We should stay mostly dry during the daylight hours with a mix of sunshine and a few clouds. High temperatures will top out in the mid 80s. Clouds will increase during the late afternoon and evening as the cold front get closer to our area, but I still expect us to be mostly dry for the game.
Saturday Night: Showers and isolated storms will move through the area in the late evening and early morning hours. Overnight lows will drop to the upper 60s as there will be a lot of moisture in the air.
Sunday: Showers and storms will continue for most of the day Sunday as the front passes. Temperatures will only reach the mid 70s and may be even cooler in some areas because of the cloud cover and rainfall. In the late afternoon and evening the front will finally push past us and clear skies and lower temperatures will return.
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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