Carnival Season Finale: Warm and maybe wet, then chilly and dry

Warm and maybe wet this weekend. Chilly and dry next week.

Wesley's Friday First Alert Forecast

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Warm weather is expected for Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s parades.

Rain will be possible but it is not a guarantee for any parade in South Mississippi, according to a Friday forecast.

There is high confidence in much cooler and drier conditions arriving for Lundi Gras Monday and Fat Tuesday.

Here’s what to expect for South Mississippi’s parades, highlighting any significant impacts:

FRIDAY

  • Hit or miss showers in the afternoon with decreasing rain chances in the evening hours.
  • Mild temps in the evening in the mid to upper 60s.
  • See details in the image below:
Weather will be warm in Ocean Springs at 7 PM with temps in the mid 60s. Roads may be wet from afternoon rain earlier but rain chances will be decreasing later into the evening.
Weather will be warm in Ocean Springs at 7 PM with temps in the mid 60s. Roads may be wet from afternoon rain earlier but rain chances will be decreasing later into the evening.

SATURDAY

  • Mostly cloudy skies with only a few spotty, isolated, showers. No major rain issues are expected.
  • Warm temperatures in the mid 70s in the afternoon and the upper 60s in the evening.
  • Watch the video below for details:
FORECAST VIDEO: Saturday Parade Outlook

SUNDAY

  • Scattered showers will be around the South MS region when parades roll in the afternoon. Heavier rain expected later Sunday night; and as that heavier evening rain moves in, a few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible but not likely.
  • Warm temperatures in the mid 70s in the afternoon. But rain-cooled air may lower temps into the upper 60s at times.
  • Watch the video below for details:
FORECAST VIDEO: Sunday parade outlook

LUNDI GRAS MONDAY

  • Partly cloudy skies with a decent dose of sunshine in the afternoon. No rain is expected.
  • Much cooler evening temperatures in the lower 50s and upper 40s.
  • Breezy winds up to 15 mph may cause brief wind chills in the mid to lower 40s.

FAT TUESDAY

  • Crisp and dry with mostly sunny skies.
  • Still quite cool and breezy in the middle of the day with temperatures in the mid 50s. Turning chilly in the evening with temps in the mid to upper 40s.
  • Breezy winds up to 15 miles per hour may cause brief wind chills in the mid to lower 40s, mainly in the evening.
  • Watch the video below for details on the Lundi Gras and Fat Tuesday parade outlook:
FORECAST VIDEO: Lundi Gras and Fat Tuesday parade outlook

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