Warmer temps and rain ahead of Christmas

COLUMBUS, Mississippi (WCBI) – Conditions are going to be warming up and rain showers will be moving in for Christmas.

SATURDAY: Heating up! Temperatures are going to be above average for this time of the year. High temperatures on Saturday are expected to reach into the upper 60s to lower 70s. Conditions will be staying dry and heavy cloud coverage maintains. With the clouds sticking around, low temperatures will be cool and only falling into the upper 40s.

CHRISTMAS EVE: Still seeing above average temperatures, the high for Sunday will be in the middle 60s. Most of the day looks dry. Rain showers will be visiting town, just like Santa! And much like Santa, most of the rain comes overnight. For those with the big man’s contact, make sure to tell him to throw a bright red poncho over his suit! Some showers may become locally heavy, but no severe threat. Sunday night and into Monday morning will be the warmest time this week, only dropping into the upper 50s.


CHRISTMAS DAY: Rain showers will be maintaining from overnight. The showers will be clearing to the East throughout the day. High temperatures will be returning to the middle 60s. There will be a drop in the overnight lows, falling back into the upper 40s.

NEXT WEEK: A drop in temperatures will have the highs in the 50s. Heavy cloud coverage will continue through the middle of the week before slowly clearing out. Low temperatures overnight will get cooler too, falling into the 30s and potentially 20s by the end of the week.

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