The rest of the day will be breezy and cool, but the cold conditions really move in by Tuesday and Wednesday and stick around in east Mississippi and west Alabama. Once Thursday rolls around we will be in the lower to mid 50′s in the afternoon, but the chance of scattered showers returns. By the weekend we will be sunny again, but we will stay in the mid to upper 50′s.
An overview of this week includes breezy conditions tomorrow, a hard freeze for Tuesday and Wednesday morning, rain returning by Thursday and Friday and sunny skies by the weekend but temperatures remaining in the mid 50′s.
Our rain chances are the highest tomorrow, and we will stay dry Monday through Wednesday. By Thursday more rain moves through, and even though the showers will be more scattered it will be spread out over a span of three day since the rain could potentially last until next Saturday.
The LSU and Alabama game that was originally scheduled for Nov. 14, but was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Tigers football program may finally have a tentative date to make-up that game, according to a report from The Advocate newspaper.
Doctors tell us busy clinics Friday are a symptom of the increased community spread we’ve seen statewide this month... not so much Thanksgiving. But they’re holding their breath for what may be to come.
An isolated strong to severe storm cannot be ruled out roughly between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Damaging winds up to 60 mph will be the primary threat, but a brief tornado also cannot be ruled out.
Lauderdale County authorities made a drug arrest that resulted in the seizure of at least one pound of methamphetamine. John Poisso Jr., 62, was arrested last week by deputies and the East Mississippi Drug Task Force.
If a tornado warning is issued for your area, you must get inside the lowest floor of a sturdy structure. Then get in a room away from windows that leaves as many walls between you and the outside world as possible.
The Christmastime tradition of children sitting on Santa’s lap at Uptown Meridian will not be happening this year. There will still be holiday cheer at the mall. Santa will be sending Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Uptown Meridian on December 5.