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Jackson, MS
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MONDAY: Expect a quiet start to your work week – mostly to partly sunny skies will get you through the day with a chance for a few hit and miss storms, mainly south of I-20. Highs will be toasty, in the lower to middle 90s; while feels like temperatures will... Continue reading
THURSDAY: Outside of a few foggy patches, expect a quiet morning across the region. Partly cloudy skies will push temperatures near seasonable norms in the upper 80s and lower 90s. By afternoon, a few showers and storms will be possible. Lows will drop to the lower to middle 70s. FRIDAY:... Continue reading
WEDNESDAY: Overall, the coverage of rain will fall lower through the mid-portion of the week as temperatures begin to rebound into the middle and upper 80s. Expect partly sunny skies through the afternoon hours. THURSDAY: The front will continue to washout over the region, keeping rain chances at bay comparative... Continue reading
Hurricane Florence remains a Category 4 hurricane this afternoon, although it has weakened slightly since Monday. As of now, Florence is expected to make landfall late Thursday night or Friday morning as a Category 3 near Wilmington, NC, producing significant storm surge, damaging wind, and flooding throughout the weekend. For... Continue reading
MONDAY: Grab the umbrellas as you head out the door to start off the work week – a stalled front overhead will keep a constant pull of moisture over the region. Expect numerous showers and storms throughout the day. This, in combination with clouds, will keep temperatures around 80°. We’ll... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A few storms are moving into West Mississippi this morning, producing heavy rain. Showers and storms will become more widespread later this afternoon and evening; storms will be capable of producing downpours, gusty wind, and frequent lightning. The pattern remains unsettled into next week with periods of rain and storms.... Continue reading
THURSDAY: Though Gordon will be well north of the region Thursday, the circulation around it will still be large enough to bring a plume of moisture northward out of the Gulf of Mexico behind it. This will help to spark scattered downpours at times amid a partly sunny sky. Highs... Continue reading
Gordon remains a tropical depression this afternoon, centered near Jackson; the main area of rain is located in Central Mississippi. As Gordon eases north throughout the afternoon, the rain will decrease from south to north. As bands of rain continue to wrap around Gordon, we can't rule out the possibility... Continue reading
Gordon remains a tropical storm this afternoon with 65 mph sustained winds as it pushes toward the Gulf Coast. Some strengthening is possible before making a landfall tonight between 8 and 10pm along the Mississippi and Alabama coasts. Gordon could become a minimal category 1 hurricane with wind gusts over... Continue reading
Another hot and muggy Summer day... Starting out in the 70s this morning with light showers in South Mississippi; the main area of showers will remain in Southwest Mississippi though the morning, followed by scattered storms for all of us this afternoon. Similar to previous days, it will not rain... Continue reading
Summer weather continues as September begins... A muggy weekend along with hit and miss storms; storms develop mainly during the afternoon hours, although a few morning showers are possible. It will not rain constantly, but similar to recent days, plan on the possibility for passing storms capable of producing gusty... Continue reading
FRIDAY: A quiet start to your Friday as we get ready to move into a long holiday weekend. Be ready for more of the same by the afternoon hours; a scattering of showers and storms to develop through the afternoon hours. Highs will top out in the lower 90s. LABOR... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Hot, humid Summer weather continues... Temperatures will run near average over the coming days with highs in the 90 to 93 degree range and morning lows in the 70s. Hit and miss storms fire up on a daily basis with the potential for heavy downpours and frequent lightning. Rain chances... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
After a stretch of slightly cooler weather, the heat cranks up this weekend with highs in the low to middle 90s; and due to the humidity it will feel around 100 degrees, A few spotty showers are possible, but most of us remain dry. The hot pattern continues next week;... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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THURSDAY: Sunshine will be out in full throughout the day with high pressure overhead. Expect temperatures to push into the 80s to near 90° as drier air filter in from the north. Lows will drop into the middle 60s. FRIDAY: As high pressure begins to head farther to the east... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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WEDNESDAY: Sunshine will be out in full throughout much of the day as high pressure builds overhead. Expect temperatures to push into the 80s to near 90° as drier air filter in from the north. Lows will drop into the middle to upper 60s. THURSDAY: Expect a nearly carbon copy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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TUESDAY: Rain chances will quickly drop off in the morning to near zero – the cooler air will lag behind a bit, but the drier air will begin to filter in. Expect partly cloudy skies with highs around 90°. Lows will drop under mostly clear skies into the comfortable middle... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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MONDAY: A cold front will slice through the region as we progress through the latter portion of the day. Most of the day will feature a partly sunny sky with a few scattered storms developing through the end of the day. Highs will top out near 90° By Monday evening,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A line of strong storms is moving across Central Mississippi early this morning, producing heavy rain, gusty wind, and frequent lightning. Localized flash flooding is possible, but the severe threat is limited. The initial batch of storms winds down by mid morning, followed by another round of scattered storms this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Starting out with spotty showers and few isolated storms this morning. Once again, storms become more widespread throughout the afternoon. Storms will be capable of producing gusty wind, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. It will not rain all day, but expect a passing storm at any point. Please go indoors... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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FRIDAY: Expect a quiet start to your Friday; though showers and storms will likely pick up in coverage through the early afternoon hours and into the evening. Highs will top out in the lower to middle 90s. Downpours could cause delays for high school football games around the region Friday... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
THURSDAY: Expect a partly cloudy sky with highs muscling their way into lower and middle 90s. Feels like temperatures will push into the lower 100s. A scattering of storms will develop through the afternoon and ealry evening hours. A strong storm or two can’t be ruled out. Most of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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WEDNESDAY: Yet another hot and humid day – expect highs to push closer to the upper range of the 90s with mostly to partly sunny skies. Feels like temperatures will likely crest near or above 105°. A few storms could flare up through the afternoon hours with frequent lightning and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
TUESDAY: A few patches of fog may greet you out the door; but outside of that, expect a quiet, yet hot, day. Mostly to partly sunny skies will push highs in the middle 90s for many; feels like temperatures will push closer to 105° for some this afternoon. A stray... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Heat is increasing as the week begins. For the afternoon, a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the lower 90s along with a few passing showers or storms. Oppressive heat beginning Tuesday; highs soar into the middle 90s with heat indices over 100. Rain chances remain low through... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2018 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog