Heavier rains likely by late tonight

Published: Jun. 18, 2021 at 5:35 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 5:58 PM CDT
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Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is still in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the Louisiana coast. It has been putting down a steady rain across South Mississippi this afternoon. The rain is going to intensify into the evening and overnight hours. We will also see our winds increasing across South Mississippi, with the highest winds along the immediate coast.

There is a Tropical Storm Warning, a Flash Flood Watch and a Coastal Flood Warning for South Mississippi.

PTC Three is forecast to make landfall later tonight and move over South Mississippi’s inland counties at a northeast trajectory through the morning hours of Saturday.

Rainfall amounts could still be between four and eight inches of rain over this weekend.