Jackson, Mississippi

The weekend is almost through, and of course, there is more action in the Gulf of Mexico. Will it find it’s way towards Mississippi to begin this work week?

At 754PM, CT, Jackson was reporting a temperature of 76 degrees with fair skies. Dew points were high across the region, but wind should be strong enough that fog doesn’t settle in across the region overnight. The northern edge of the sphere of Nicholas’s influence is visibly over southern Mississippi, and the threat of showers and storms will return early tomorrow, when daily insolation gets started.
Model guidance is, at this moment, dangerously disparate. Some guidance drives the storm into southern Texas, and leaves Jackson unbothered. The preponderance of information out there has the storm bounce a bit to the east and hold together until landfall further north, near Houston. In this eventuality, heavy rain will arrive late on Tuesday. This seems like the most likely outcome, unfortunately, and rain, often heavy, will be kept in the forecast.
Tomorrow – Isolated showers and thunderstorms, High 84, Low 70
Tuesday – Increasing rain, heavy late, high 82, Low 68

TWC: Tomorrow – Cloudy. High 84, Low 71
Tuesday – Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 82, Low 72

AW: Tomorrow – Humid with intervals of clouds and sun; a thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon High 84, Low 71
Tuesday – Cloudy and humid; a thunderstorm in spots in the afternoon High 84, Low 71

NWS: Tomorrow – A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, High 83, Low 71
Tuesday – A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, High 82, Low 72

WB: Tomorrow – 40% chance of rain showers, High 82, Low 72
Tuesday – Slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon, High 84, Low 72

WN: Tomorrow – Mostly cloudy with scattered showers, High 83, Low 71
Tuesday – Mostly cloudy with scattered showers, High 82, Low 72

FIO: Tomorrow – Humid and overcast throughout the day. High 83, Low 70
Tuesday – Rain in the evening. High 82, Low 70

It’s going to be interesting to see exactly where Nicholas wanders off to. There is even some speculation on it’s pace. Generally, there isn’t much certainty. You can see it’s outer reaches in southern Mississippi below.

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