9/5 – Payton’s Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

ALL EYES FOCUSED ON NOW CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE IRMA…

Irma continues to strengthen this morning and afternoon into the strongest Hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Basin with winds up to 180 mph. The cold front is moving rapidly southward and is currently from northern Kentucky to southern Missouri to central Oklahoma. Frontal passage will be from the NW to SE overnight along south Mississippi just before daylight Wednesday and should be through the area moving into the gulf shortly after noon.

A few showers or even a t-storms is possible this afternoon but more so overnight. After frontal passage, a COOLER/DRIER air mass will move into the region through the weekend. Tropical Storm Jose has formed behind Hurricane Irma, but is not currently a threat to the United States. Another area in the Bay of Campeche could develop into a tropical system soon, but this is moving toward Mexico.

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