After a pleasant weekend of cool mornings and warm afternoons, changes to the weather pattern are on the way for South Mississippi.
Monday morning will start out calm with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid 60s. High temperatures will be in the upper 70s or lower 80s in the afternoon. Rain chances will be around 30 percent for Columbus Day as isolated to scattered showers will be possible throughout the day.
Rain chances increase to around 70 percent on Tuesday as a cold front approaches the area. Showers and thunderstorms will be scattered in the morning, increasing in coverage in the afternoon and evening. Some thunderstorms could be strong and may produce heavy rainfall.
Some rain may linger into Wednesday as the cold front finally passes. Skies will begin to clear up Wednesday afternoon as cooler and drier air moves in. High temperatures will drop into the mid 70s with overnight lows in the mid to upper 50s.