05/14 – Brantly’s “Muggy” Thursday Afternoon Forecast
Showers and a few thunderstorms will continue on and off through Thursday afternoon. Some rain may linger into the early part of Thursday evening. Temperatures will stay in the upper 70s to lower 80s, but very humid conditions will make it feel warmer.
Winds are up to 15 to 25 miles per hour across South Mississippi as of noon, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour. Winds are primarily onshore, coming out of the southeast, which is adding more moisture to the region.
Tonight, rain chances drop to around 30 percent. Some models are indicating a brief flare up of shower and thunderstorm activity between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., but any rain activity will likely be scattered.
Over the weekend, rain chances drop to between 20 and 40 percent as thunderstorms may pop up with afternoon heating and sea breezes. High temperatures will be in the lower to mid 80s with overnight lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s.
In the tropics, an area of low pressure has a 40 percent chance of development through the next 2 days and a 70 percent chance of development through the next 5 days. It will track northeastward out to sea and will not affect the Gulf Coast. If it becomes a named storm, it will be called Arthur.