5/16 – Jeff Vorick’s “Scattered Thunderstorms” Tuesday Evening Forecast

The rinse and repeat of heat, humidity, and afternoon thunderstorms continues for us in South Mississippi. Thunderstorms will gradually dissipate near sunset. Expect a humid feel and mild temperatures overnight with some cloud cover lingering overnight. Some of the clouds could settle close enough to the ground for fog concerns. Tomorrow will bring more thunderstorm chances to coastal Mississippi.

A factor that will lead to more shower and thunderstorm chances for your Wednesday will be a cold front moving into the region. Combining the heat and humidity with even more lift will bring numerous thunderstorms for tomorrow. Isolated thunderstorm chances in the morning cannot be ruled out either but daytime heating will maximize coverage. Efficient rainmakers will be the main hazard along with frequent lightning. Some thunderstorms could bring gusty winds and small hail. Once daytime heating is lost, thunderstorms should end tomorrow evening.

Thursday brings 30% chances of isolated thunderstorms again. Dominant cloud coverage will gradually improve towards the end of the week. Heat will have less of an edge due to weaker high pressure by Friday. Friday could end up being the nicest day of the week. Another cold front will approach the area this weekend. Rain chances will elevate Saturday and possibly Sunday.