JACKSON, Miss.–The possibility of severe weather exists for the central part of the state for Saturday as temperatures warm up to near 70. Flooding is also a concern for both Friday and Saturday.
The National Weather Service forecast puts the greatest risk for bad weather mainly from the south Delta to Hattiesburg through the day Saturday.
There is an increased risk from Yazoo and Attala counties, down to a line from Merdian to Simpson County to Natchez.
The main risk is hail, damaging straight-line winds, and a few tornadoes.
The rough weather was expected to clear out by Sunday, with temperatures again around 50 north, to 60 south and on the coast.