Forecast: Much cooler weather on the way! - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Forecast: Much cooler weather on the way!

WDAM First Alert Weather Team WDAM First Alert Weather Team

Good Tuesday morning Pine Belt!

A very strong cold front for this time of year is forecast to move through the area during the predawn hours of Wednesday.

Today we may see an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon with highs in the upper 80s.

I think our best shot at seeing showers and thunderstorms will come after midnight tonight as the front races through.

By tomorrow expect sunny skies and much cooler and less humid weather highs in the lower 80s and lows in the 50s.

That nice weather will last well into the weekend! It truly is our first taste of Fall.

The following information was written by Patrick and I did not reword it because the information remains the same as of this morning.


We're still watching Hurricane Irma VERY CLOSELY right now.  It could impact Puerto Rico by Wednesday and the Bahamas on Friday as a Category 4. It could impact the US in the next 6-8 days, where though is still unknown. While it is UNLIKEY to enter the Gulf right now, it IT IS NOT IMPOSSIBLE, and therefore that option must be left on the table. 


For the latest on the tropics, check out our Tropical Update on the Hurricane Center page: http://www.wdam.com/category/102219/hurricane-center?clienttype=generic

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:51 AM EDT2018-06-20 10:51:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:22:07 GMT
    (Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.(Nigel French/PA via AP). England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.More >>
    A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup.More >>
  • Perry supervisors hire attorney for comptroller in defamation suit

    Perry supervisors hire attorney for comptroller in defamation suit

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:42:08 GMT
    Perry County Supervisors will meet again on June 25. Photo credit WDAM.Perry County Supervisors will meet again on June 25. Photo credit WDAM.
    Perry County Supervisors will meet again on June 25. Photo credit WDAM.Perry County Supervisors will meet again on June 25. Photo credit WDAM.

    A Gulf Coast attorney has been hired to defend Perry County comptroller Natalie Harvison against a defamation lawsuit.  

    More >>

    A Gulf Coast attorney has been hired to defend Perry County comptroller Natalie Harvison against a defamation lawsuit.  

    More >>
  • Vet clinic treats two dogs for snake bites after snake story airs

    Vet clinic treats two dogs for snake bites after snake story airs

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-06-20 23:26:54 GMT
    The rattlesnake is one of six venomous species of snakes in Mississippi. Photo credit WDAM.The rattlesnake is one of six venomous species of snakes in Mississippi. Photo credit WDAM.
    The rattlesnake is one of six venomous species of snakes in Mississippi. Photo credit WDAM.The rattlesnake is one of six venomous species of snakes in Mississippi. Photo credit WDAM.

    A Hattiesburg animal hospital treated two dogs who were bitten by snakes just a short time after WDAM aired a story about snakes and protecting your pet.  

    More >>

    A Hattiesburg animal hospital treated two dogs who were bitten by snakes just a short time after WDAM aired a story about snakes and protecting your pet.  

    More >>
Powered by Frankly