JACKSON, Miss.--Mississippians woke up to frigid temps Monday, but forecasts have those temps going up as rain and storm chances increase by Tuesday and Wednesday.The first rain chances are going to be south and are expected to spread north.
For Monday, sunny skies are expected state-wide, with temperatures in the low 50s north to near 60 on the coast. The situation changes with clouds rolling in from the south Monday night and gradually spreading northward. Tuesday will be wet south and on the coast, with Wednesday and Thursday looking like a washout for Biloxi and Hattiesburg. Highs both days are in the low 70s.
The rain starts Tuesday night central, with Wednesday expected as a total washout. Thursday will be wet, too. Wednesday will be near 70. Thursday will be the warmest day in a while, with a high at 75.
The rain makes it to the Delta and the north part of the state Tuesday night and Wednesday. It's expected to hang around for Thursday. Temps are expected to get to near 70 both days.
A chance of showers and storms will stay around into the weekend. Temperatures were expected to stay near 70 for the state.