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Jackson, MS
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Finally, some dry weather after a long, wet stretch... Sunshine has returned today, and combined with lower humidity, it feels awfully nice for June in Mississippi. Highs reach the upper 80s. Mostly clear an dry through tonight, then becoming partially cloudy Tuesday as humidity levels begin increasing. A few isolated... Continue reading
A few lingering showers are in progress this morning, and we'll maintain the chance for additional spotty showers into the afternoon; the coverage will be considerably less compared to previous days. More clouds than sun for much of the day, followed by gradual clearing late this afternoon and evening as... Continue reading
FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 7 PM FRIDAY FOR ALL OF THE WLBT / FOX 40 VIEWING AREA. REST OF FRIDAY: Cindy's remnants, entangled with an approaching front will bring rounds of showers and storms to the region. Severe weather threat will be lower for Friday, but the localized flooding possibility... Continue reading
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TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 10 PM THURSDAY FOR ALL OF THE WLBT / FOX 40 VIEWING AREA. FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 7 PM FRIDAY FOR ALL OF THE WLBT / FOX 40 VIEWING AREA. REST OF THURSDAY: As Cindy churns onshore, we'll stick around in the "dry slot". Though, with a... Continue reading
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TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 7 PM FOR AMITE, PIKE, WALTHALL AND WILKINSON COUNTIES. FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 7 PM THURSDAY FOR ADAMS, AMITE, COVINGTON, FRANKLIN, JEFF DAVIS, LAWRENCE, LINCOLN, PIKE, WALTHALL AND WILKINSON COUNTIES. REST OF WEDNESDAY: Expect period of rain to continue to pinwheel into central and south Mississippi through... Continue reading
Active weather continues, including the potential for tropical development... Scattered storms are ongoing again this afternoon, producing heavy rain, gusty wind, and frequent lightning. Due to the wind threat, a few severe thunderstorm warnings are possible. Storms ending this evening, leading to a very muggy night. All eyes on the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Hot and steamy weather continues for Father's Day... Highs reach the upper 80s to near 90 along with some hit and miss storms. Any storm that develops will be capable of producing gusty wind, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. We can't rule out the possibility for a few severe storms... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
The steamy, unsettled pattern continues... Starting out with showers and storms early this morning. Otherwise. a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day along with a few passing showers and storms. Highs will run in the upper 80s to near 90. For Father's Day, no significant changes: Intervals of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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REST OF FRIDAY: Expect partly sunny skies with temperatures soaring into the upper 80s and lower 90s; heat indices will run near 100°. Popcorn showers and storms may lead to another complex diving from northwest to southeast across the state later today. Main threats will come from wind and hail;... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A hot, muggy, and unsettled week ahead... Moisture is increasing, making it feel more muggy and combined with an unsettled pattern, showers and storms return over the coming days. For this afternoon, hit and miss showers and storms with highs in the upper 80s. Isolated to scattered storms develop on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Hit and miss showers and a few storms arrive this afternoon and evening; storms will increase in coverage from south to north. We're not expecting a washout, but if you have outdoor plans, be prepared for the possibility of a passing shower or storm. Rain/storms become more widespread Monday and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Another dry day as the weekend begins... A few clouds increase this afternoon, but overall, more sun then clouds with highs near 90. Humidity is increasing, making it feel less comfortable compared to recent days, but we remain dry through tonight. Hit and miss showers and a few storms arrive... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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TONIGHT: Expect another quiet night across central Mississippi; mostly clear skies with lows dropping into the lower and middle 60s by early Saturday. SATURDAY: High pressure will beginning to push a bit farther off to the east, allowing for more moisture to move into the area from the Gulf of... Continue reading
REST OF THURSDAY: More sunshine will take us through the remainder of your day. Expect temperatures to make run for the lower and middle 80s with a continued north breeze. Tonight, mostly clear skies with lows near 60. FRIDAY: Expect more sunshine throughout your Friday – temperatures will rebound a... Continue reading
Finally, sunshine has returned, kicking off a stretch of dry weather that will carry over into the weekend. Dry air is blowing into the state this afternoon, shutting down the stormy pattern, and also lowering humidity to comfortable levels. Highs reach the middle 80s. Another beautiful day Thursday, featuring lots... Continue reading
One last wet evening... Periods of rain and storms are rolling along today, then will finally end tonight as a cold front arrives. The front will deliver much anticipated dry air that will finally put an end to this wet, stormy pattern. Sunshine returns Wednesday, and thanks to the drier... Continue reading
Yet again, scattered storms increase this afternoon into the evening. As in previous days, we're not expecting a washout, but expect periods of showers and storms. Storms will be capable of producing heavy downpours. Otherwise, warm and very muggy with highs in the middle 80s. Scattered showers, storms continue Tuesday.... Continue reading
Another round of scattered showers and storms today... Starting out warm and muggy with areas of fog, early this morning. As in previous days, we're expecting periods of rain and storms today; it will not rain constantly, but be prepared for to get wet at any point. Otherwise, mostly cloudy... Continue reading
The warm, muggy, and unsettled pattern continues into the weekend... Starting out in the upper 60s and low 70s this morning with patchy fog, along with areas of drizzle and light rain. No real change through Sunday; expect hit and miss showers and storms both days this weekend. As in... Continue reading
Warm, muggy, and unsettled through the weekend... Scattered showers and storms continue on a daily basis for the remainder of this week, including the weekend. It will not rain everywhere or constantly, but be prepared for periods of showers/storms. The severe threat is low, but any storm that does develop... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
An active weather pattern ahead... The wet, stormy weather continues into June, featuring isolated to scattered storms on a daily basis through this weekend, and possibly longer. It will not rain, constantly or everywhere, but expect periods of rain and storms. The severe threat is low, but any storm that... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Storms are in progress early this morning north of I-20, and will advance farther south before noon. Additional scattered storms develop this afternoon and evening, bringing the potential for gusty wind and hail that could reach severe limits. Also, heavy downpours and frequent lightning are possible. Periods or storms continue... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A hot and steamy Memorial Day Weekend... Humidity is increasing as the warming trend continues. Highs soar to near 90 Saturday and Sunday, and when combined with the humidity, it will feel like middle to upper 90s both afternoons. For Saturday, a mix of sun and clouds along with the... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A beautiful May afternoon featuring lots of sunshine and low humidity!... Dry tonight, although humidity levels will begin increasing. For Friday, mostly clear, warmer, and more humid with highs in the upper 80s. Hot and steamy this weekend as highs soar into the upper 80s and low 90s. A few... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Cloudy today with periods of drizzle and a few passing showers; thanks to the clouds, temperatures hold in the 70s. Yet another round of storms moves across the state late tonight and early Wednesday morning in advance of a cold front. The heavier rain/storms end well before sunrise, followed by... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog