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Jackson, MS
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Rain is decreasing this morning, although a few additional spotty showers or storms are possible into the afternoon. The heat is our big story today as highs soar well into the 90s; in fact, locations west of I-55 will likely reach the upper 90s to near 100. And due to... Continue reading
Posted 18 minutes ago at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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FRIDAY: The heat wave will begin to crank up across the region with highs making moves into the middle and upper 90s. With the combination of high heat and humidity – expect 'feels like temperatures' to crest near or just above 110° for a few hours Friday afternoon. Outside of... Continue reading
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THURSDAY: The heat will continue to crank up through the day. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with ah few storms possible. Temperatures will work their way into the lower and middle 90s. Feels like temperatures will push toward 104-110°. Lows will drop into the middle 70s with a... Continue reading
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WEDNESDAY: A front will edge into the region, helping to bring in better chances of showers and storms through the day. A complete washout isn't expected but keep the umbrella handy. Highs will top out around 90°, give or take a degree or two on either side. THURSDAY: The front... Continue reading
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TUESDAY: An upper ridge to the west of the state will continue to keep our local weather a bit unsettled with rounds of scattered showers and storms at times. Expect a mix of clouds and sun with highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s. WEDNESDAY: A front will edge... Continue reading
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MONDAY: A ridge of high pressure to the west of the region will keep the weather a bit more active over the next few days. Expect partly sunny skies with highs in the lower to middle 90s. A decent scattering of showers and storms are possible, mainly through the afternoon... Continue reading
A typical Summer weekend in Mississippi... Hot, steamy weather continues with highs in the low to middle 90s both days and heat indices over 100. Otherwise, a mix of sun and clouds along with hit and miss storms, mainly during the afternoon. While it won't rain all day, storms to... Continue reading
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FRIDAY: The nearby front will keep a chance for a few widely spaced showers and storms in the forecast to round out the work week. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the lower to middle 90s. Feels like temperatures will likely run between 103 - 108°.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
THURSDAY: A front staged to the north of the region will get more scattered showers and storms to flare up around the region – though upstairs, a high pressure dome will be expanding over the area. Expect highs to sneak into the middle 90s; feels like temperatures will be between... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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WEDNESDAY: The front will continue to meander around the state for another day. This will keep chances for showers and storms a bit elevated for yet another day. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the lower 90s. Feels like temperatures will be between 99 - 104°.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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TUESDAY: We'll remain a bit unsettled as the nearly stationary front continues to wobble over the region. Expect a variably cloudy sky with highs around 90°. Scattered showers and storms will be possible by the afternoon hours, as per the usual. WEDNESDAY: The front will continue to meander around the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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MONDAY: The lingering front over the state will remain begin to push farther north through the day – expect a nearly typical summer afternoon with scattered, mainly afternoon, storms developing amid a mix of sun and clouds. Highs will top out around 90°, give or take a degree or two... Continue reading
Scattered storms develop again this afternoon. Like yesterday storms will have the potential for gusty wind, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. It will not rain all day, but be prepared for a passing storm at any point, mainly between lunch time and sunset. We also tracking two systems in the... Continue reading
Another batch of scattered storms today. A few storms could become strong with the potential for gusty wind, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. It will not rain all day, but be prepared for a passing storm at any point, mainly after lunch time. In the tropics, we are tracking two... Continue reading
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FRIDAY: Summer heat and humidity will crank up again as highs creep into the lower 90s ahead of a cold front moving in from the north. This will help to spark scattered showers and storms by the late afternoon hours. Expect a mix of sun and clouds; rain chances may... Continue reading
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TUESDAY: A weak disturbance will track westward across the Gulf States, helping to spark scattered showers and storms at times amid a variably cloudy sky. Highs will only manage the middle to upper 80s for most. Showers, storms will subside through Tuesday evening as temperatures drop into the lower to... Continue reading
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MONDAY: Starting off the work week, hot and muggy! Expect a mix of sunshine and clouds through the day; scattered to numerous storms will likely develop through mid-afternoon hours. A few of storms could be strong. Highs will still manage the lower to middle 90s as the heat wave finally... Continue reading
Yet another steamy Summer weekend in Mississippi; temperatures reach the middle 90s with heat index values between 102 and 108. Hit and miss storms develop both days; while we're not expecting an all day type of rain, storms will have the potential to produce heavy downpours and frequent lightning. No... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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FRIDAY: Yet another day featuring a 3 H special – hot, humid and hazy weather to be expected. Expect mostly to partly sunny skies with highs pushing the middle 90s; feels like temperatures between 105-110°. Today will feature a slightly better chance of cooling afternoon and evening storms. Most of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
THURSDAY: The heat and humidity combination will be on full display again for your Thursday. Expect mostly to partly sunny skies with highs making the trek back to the middle 90s. Feels like temperatures will be between 104-108° during the peak heating. Storms will be few and far in between.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Serious combination of heat and humidity this week... Yet another steamy Summer afternoon in Mississippi; temperatures are running in the middle 90s with heat index values between 102 and 108. Hit and miss storms develop mainly southeast of the Natchez Trace; while we're not expecting a widespread coverage of rain,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Scorching heat this week... The steamy weather pattern continues with highs in the low to middle 90s this afternoon along with a slight chance for a brief shower or storm. Heat remains oppressive throughout the week; highs soar to the middle 90s each day with heat indices between 102 and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Mid Summer-like heat and humidity... The first official weekend of Summer is certainly living up to it in terms of temperatures. Highs reach the low to middle 90s again this afternoon with heat indices between 100 and 105. A few spotty storms develop mainly between noon and sunset, but the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A steamy weekend ahead... The heat cranks up both today and Sunday as highs soar into the low and middle 90s, and with the humidity it will feel between 100 to 105. Storms are moving through North Mississippi this morning; some storms could become strong to severe with the potential... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Active weather continues... Storms will temporarily decrease this evening, followed by another batch of storms late tonight, mainly after midnight north of I-20; a few storms could become severe with the potential for gusty wind, large hail, and we can't completely rule out the possibility for a brief spin-up tornado.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog