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Jackson, MS
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Unsettled weather ahead... A good soaking rain continues this morning across Central and South Mississippi. Expect periods of moderate to heavy rain throughout the early morning, then the main area of rain will shift in East Mississippi and Alabama by mid to late morning; but still, we'll have the possibility... Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
A cold, frosty morning with temperatures in the 20s at most locations. Warmer this afternoon, but still below average with highs in the 50s. Clouds increase today as moisture returns in advance of a disturbance that will bring rain and a few storms tonight into Sunday; on average, we're expecting... Continue reading
TONIGHT: Clouds will thicken overnight as lows drop into the middle and upper 30s. FRIDAY: A dreary day as clouds envelop the region; expect temperatures to struggle to get to around 50° by the afternoon hours. We should stay mainly dry, though a shower or two can’t be ruled out... Continue reading
REST OF WEDNESDAY: We'll make big strides to make our way back into the 60s by the afternoon hours. Amid the southwest breezes, gusty at times, low humidity and generally dry weather – an increase in fire danger exists through the afternoon hours. Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with lows... Continue reading
TUESDAY: A dry cold front has pushed through the region – and the puff of cooler air will keep temperatures a bit cooler than what we had to start off the new work week. Amid sunshine and a northwest breeze, highs will top out in the lower and middle 50s.... Continue reading
TONIGHT: Another cold night expected; most areas, under clear skies, will fall in the middle and upper 20s. A limited threat still exists, mainly in shaded areas on the secondary roads of black ice by early morning Sunday. SUNDAY: Deceptive sunshine to start the day, but another warm up into... Continue reading
Snow is moving out as this Winter Storm winds down for Mississippi... Snow totals are approaching 5 to 6 inches in many locations across Central and South Mississippi. Roads are icy in spots, especially on bridges and overpasses. Temperatures go above freezing to the middle and upper 30s this afternoon,... Continue reading
Snow continues as of 8AM; more than 3 inches reported in many locations so far with the possibility for an additional inch or two through mid to late morning. Roads conditions are deteriorating. Also, power outages are increasing with nearly 7,000 outages reported by Entergy. Michael Haynes Continue reading
As of 5:00 this morning, moderate to heavy snow continues across Central and South Mississippi; road conditions will deteriorate throughout the morning. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for points along and south of I-20. Several inches of snow with the potential for more are likely within that area...... Continue reading
Cold, Winter-like weather continues... Cloudy and sharply colder today; temperatures are holding in the 40s along with showers; the main coverage of showers will shift into South Mississippi this afternoon. Otherwise cloudy. Some additional showers are possible Thursday, then Friday in South Mississippi. Cold weather is the big story; highs... Continue reading
A cold front is moving across the state this afternoon, bringing some major changes... Moderate to heavy rain is falling along the front with additional showers behind. We are not expecting severe weather, but rain totals will range between 1 half and 1 inch, which is fantastic news considering our... Continue reading
Major changes on the way this week... For today, mild with hit and miss showers. Highs reach the low and middle 70s. Rain along with a few storms increase Tuesday morning in advance of a cold front. We are not expecting any problems with severe weather, but fortunately Mississippi will... Continue reading
TONIGHT: Another round of fog possible – but it may not be as dense as it was to start Saturday morning. Otherwise, expect mostly clear skies before the fog settles in, lows dipping to the upper 40s by early Sunday morning. SUNDAY: Foggy banks will lift through mid-morning, leading to... Continue reading
REST OF THURSDAY: Expect partly sunny skies with lingering showers exiting to the east toward the east. Highs will top out in the lower to middle 70s. Behind the front, expect partly clear skies with lows dipping into the 40s; areas of fog may develop by early Friday morning. FRIDAY:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Mostly cloudy this afternoon as a disturbance approaches; a few showers are possible, but nothing widespread or heavy. Despite the clouds, highs warm to the low and middle 70s. Showers increase a bit tonight into Thursday morning; but once again, rainfall totals will be very light. Slightly cooler Friday, followed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Lots of sunshine this afternoon with temperatures warming to the low and middle 70s. Clouds increase tonight in advance of a disturbance that will bring a few showers Wednesday afternoon into Thursday. But we are not expecting a constant rain or anything heavy; in fact, rainfall totals will generally run... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Clear and pleasant weather to start the week... All sunshine this afternoon along with comfortable temperatures with highs near 70. Clouds increase Tuesday evening in advance of a disturbance that will bring a few showers or a couple storms Wednesday and Thursday, but rain totals will remain light, generally less... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
TONIGHT: Skies turn clear behind our weak front – temperatures will dip into the lower 40s by early Sunday morning. SUNDAY: A cool morning – but a nice, seasonable finish; expect lots of sunshine with temperatures rebounding into the middle and upper 60s amid a cool north breeze. Clear skies,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
BLACK FRIDAY: Dress in layers if you are heading out early for those doorbusting sales – we'll start the day off near freezing, but we'll warm up with a mix of sunshine and afternoon high clouds to the middle 60s. Light south breezes will help keep temperatures up in the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Clear and cold tonight, followed by a cool, dry Thanksgiving... Temperatures drop quickly tonight, falling to the low 30s tomorrow morning. Many spots will fall to or below freezing for approximately 2 to 3 hours. Lots of sunshine, dry, and cool for Thanksgiving with highs in the upper 50s to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Cool weather continues through Thanksgiving... A few showers are ongoing in South Mississippi this afternoon and evening as a weak disturbance moves through. The best chance for rain will remain south of I-20 this evening. A cold front arrives tonight, delivering a reinforcing shot of cool, dry air. If you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Dry and cool weather for Thanksgiving Week... Some clouds slipped in today, but dry. For tonight, still cold with morning lows in the middle 30s. Clouds increase once again Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday as a reinforcing shot of cool air blows in from the north. That means more chilly weather... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Sharply colder today!... A cold front plowed through last night, delivering a blast of Winter-like air. Starting out in the upper 30s and low 40s this morning. Lots of sunshine today, but despite the sun, we struggle to reach the upper 50s all day, and with a blustery north wind... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
Major changes ahead!... Starting out warm this morning with temperatures in the 60s. Showers along with a few storms increase this afternoon in advance of a cold front. We aren't expecting anything severe, but be prepared if you are going to any football game; it will not rain constantly, but... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
REST OF FRIDAY: A southerly push of warm air will come through, pushing highs into the upper 70s to near 80° for some through the afternoon. Expect mostly to partly sunny skies; we'll likely stay quiet through Friday night, though lows will only fall to the lower and middle 60s.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2017 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog