Pleasant weekend weather ahead of rain and storms next week

Warm and dry for the weekend with active weather set up for next week

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) – Dry during the day Sunday with a chance of rain Sunday night, previewing the possibility of multiple rounds of rain and storms next week.

TONIGHT: It was a beautiful Saturday, and those conditions will stick around with us through the night as well. Temperatures will cool off into the upper 40s with minimal cloud coverage.

SUNDAY: Our Sunday will begin dry with clouds building in from the West, and temperatures will be in the upper 70s. There may be some isolated showers in the afternoon, but the main rain will begin late Sunday night into the overnight hours Monday. The majority of the rain and storms will be seen northwest of the Natchez Trace, and some of these thunderstorms could be locally strong with gusty winds and small hail.

NEXT WEEK: Sunday evening is only the preview for a wet week ahead. Monday will be mostly cloudy with a chance for scattered showers. Heading into Tuesday through Thursday, our weather setup is looking active with multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms, some on Wednesday potentially being severe. Keep updated with us as we get more details.

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