After a very cold morning, the wind has died down and temperatures are slowly bouncing back. Highs temperatures will top out in the mid 50s today.
Biloxi reached a record low this morning of 25 degrees, breaking the old record low of 30 degrees set in 1911. Records date back to 1893. Gulfport also broke a record low, bottoming out at 26 degrees. The previous record low for Gulfport was 35 degrees set in 2013.
High pressure has settled in, bringing clear skies and dry air. Another chilly night is ahead though with lows dropping down to around 40 degrees. Clear skies today and tonight… then clouds move back in Thursday with a 50 percent chance of rain.
By the weekend, temperatures will be back in the lower to mid 60s with overnight lows in the upper 40s. This will still be below seasonal temperatures. This time of the year, the normal high is 71 degrees and the normal low is 53, according to the National Weather Service.
On the water, seas are beginning to calm down now that winds have settled. Still some residual swells on the Mississippi Sound and Gulf though with a moderate chop. By tonight, seas should be calm.