Windy, mild afternoon ahead

Clouds will mix with a little sun by late afternoon. It should remain dry in most spots. Expect windy conditions with gusts up to 25 mph. Highs in the mid to upper 70s. Shower chance only 20%.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy early, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Rain and thunder will move into eastern AR before sunrise and move across the Mississippi River in the morning. Rain chance is 60% between 3 and 6 AM. Winds: S 10-20 mph. Low: 63.

RAIN/STORMS THURSDAY: Heavy rain will move in Thursday morning as a cold front pushes into the area, so it will be a wet start to the day on Thursday. Showers or storms will be likely in the afternoon and early evening. Some strong storms could produce damaging winds, mainly in northeast MS. Highs will be in the mid to upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Heavy rain will move east with cooler temps arriving. Lows will be in the upper 40s to low 50s under a mostly cloudy sky with a few light showers overnight.

FRIDAY: A few light showers will also be possible early Friday, otherwise just cloudy and chilly. Highs will be in the mid to upper 50s Friday.

EASTER WEEKEND: Sunshine will return just in time for Easter. Highs will be in the upper 60s Saturday and mid 70s Sunday. Lows at night will be in the upper 40s to low 50s.

Spencer Denton

WMC Action News 5 Meteorologist

First Alert Storm Tracking Team

Twitter: @spencerstorm5


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