Weekend may bring more severe weather

Published 8:12 am Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Severe weather is possible once again for South Mississippi on the weekend.

The National Weather Service in Jackson has forecast a slight risk of severe storms with damaging winds of 60-70 mph, quarter-sized hail and possible tornadoes early Saturday through the afternoon.

A high of 76 degrees is expected for Brookhaven today, with decreasing high clouds making way for mostly sunny and seasonably warm conditions. Clouds will begin to increase tonight ahead of a cold front coming in from the northwest, with a low of 44.

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On Wednesday, mostly sunny skies will prevail with cooler conditions and high temps in the lower to mid-60s.