Rain likely today, cooler weather coming

It's dry and cloudy this morning, but rain will move in by late afternoon. Scattered showers will continue through midnight and then rain will move east after that. If you have evening plans, you should definitely bring an umbrella.

Temperatures are in the lower 50s this morning, but they will drop throughout the day as a cold front moves into the area. The afternoon temperatures will be in the lower to mid 40s. Lows tonight dip into the lower 30s.

TODAY: Cloudy. 60%. Winds: NE 5-10 mph. High: 45.

TONIGHT: Cloudy. 60%. Winds: N 10 mph. Low: 33.

WEEKEND: Saturday will be mostly cloudy, but no rain is expected. Highs will reach the upper 40s. Lows will be in the lower 40s that night. Sunday will also be mostly cloudy with a chance for a shower in the morning and early afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 50s with lows in the 30s.

NEXT WEEK: Highs at the start of next week will only be in the mid to upper 40s. Rain will be likely on Tuesday as another weather system pushes into the area. The heaviest rain will be in north Mississippi, so rainfall totals could be around 2 inches there. Showers will continue through early Wednesday.

Brittney Bryant

WMC Action News 5 Meteorologist

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