Severe storms expected late Tuesday, early Wednesday

Published 2:21 pm Monday, April 3, 2023

BROOKHAVEN — Rain and storms refuse to go away as more severe weather has been forecast for the area. Southwest Mississippi is at a marginal risk for more severe weather late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

NWS Jackson reports the storms could bring damaging wind gusts, hail up to a quarter in size and possible tornadoes. Wind will blow around 20 mph late Tuesday night with gusts hitting 30 mph.

Wednesday will have the same wind speeds and a 60 percent chance of rain with rainfall amounts between a tenth of an inch to a quarter of an inch. April showers are here with Thursday through Saturday having at least a 50 percent chance of precipitation.

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Tuesday’s high is 86 and the low will be 70. Thunderstorms are likely on Wednesday and into Wednesday night.

Check back for more weather updates as the spring season brings constantly changing weather.