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Jackson, MS
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FRIDAY: Potential Tropical Cyclone 3 will help to kick in more clouds as the day wears on across central and southwest Mississippi. By the afternoon hours, a few showers and storms may rotate in, mainly south of I-20. Highs will still top out in the lower 90s; 80s south. Clouds... Continue reading
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THURSDAY: Sunshine continues to shine down on central and southwest Mississippi through Thursday – easterly breeze flow will keep us quiet and dry through the day. Morning 60s and 70s will give way to seasonable lower 90s by the afternoon hours with tolerable humidity levels. FRIDAY: The approaching tropical disturbance... Continue reading
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WEDNESDAY: Winds will shift out of the north/northeast through mid-week, driving in slightly drier air to central and southwest Mississippi through mid-week. Expect highs, mainly, in the lower 90s with mostly sunny skies. While a rogue shower could still form, the vast majority of zip codes will remain dry and... Continue reading
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TUESDAY: Sunshine looks to win out for most of the day as a weak front pushes closer to the area – out ahead of it, expect highs into the middle, to a few, upper 90s – feeling like the lower 100s with a hit or miss chance for a cooling... Continue reading
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MONDAY: After a stormy Sunday afternoon in spots; expect a slightly quieter day across the region as a weak boundary shifts away from the state. Expect a mix of clouds and sun with highs in the creeping toward the lower and middle 90s; feeling closer to 105-110. A few storms... Continue reading
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FRIDAY: High pressure will nudge in slightly – yielding lower opportunities for rain and storms with highs around 90 amid a mix of sun and clouds. Areas N/E of Metro Jackson will yield highs chances for scattered afternoon storms. Humidity levels will help push ‘feels like’ temperatures closer to 100.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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THURSDAY: Rainy periods will be around to kick off the day across parts of central Mississippi on a scattered to numerous coverage basis. While the severe weather risk remains low – it's not zero and will be something to monitor through the day. Flash flooding will also be a concern... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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FRIDAY: With the front still nearby – scattered showers and storms are expected to flare up once again through the afternoon hours amid variably to mostly cloudy skies. Coverage of rain may be a bit more robust than Thursday’s coverage, but generally, highest opportunity remain near and south of I-20.... Continue reading
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THURSDAY: A weak, nearly stalled front will slip farther south through Thursday – pushing rain coverage down a bit for areas near and north of I-20. Outside of that, expect partly sunny to variably cloudy skies with highs in the middle 80s. Rain chances click up for areas south of... Continue reading
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WEDNESDAY: An unsettled pattern emerges with a upticked opportunity for randomly placed showers and storms, virtually, at any point in time through the day. The higher chances will tend to be toward the afternoon and evening hours. A gusty, strong storm or two can’t be ruled out through the day.... Continue reading
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TUESDAY: As many get back to work after the long holiday weekend – plan on having an umbrella nearby, mainly for the afternoon ride back home. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with highs managing the middle and upper 80s today. A scattering of downpours will develop – mainly... Continue reading
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THURSDAY: High pressure hangs out over the region; though a few isolated showers and storm may bubble up with the daytime heating. After starting off in the 60s to lower 70s; we’ll see highs in the upper 80s to around 90 again through the afternoon hours. Any downpours will dissipate... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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WEDNESDAY: A weak disturbance will round the backside of the upper ridge – helping to kick off widely spaced showers and storms. Outside of the rain risk – expect another mix of clouds and sun with highs in the 80s to near 90. Rain chances taper quickly after sunset with... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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TUESDAY: Amid a mix of clouds and sun, expect highs in the upper 80s to near 90. Breezes will pick up a bit during the afternoon hours – gusting to 20 mph at times. A stray shower or two could sneak into southwest Mississippi through the late parts of the... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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MONDAY: Our stout ridge of high pressure has settled over the region – bringing low rain chances and higher heat across central and southwest Mississippi. Expect highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s today after starting off in the middle 60s. Skies will remain mostly clear through the day... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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FRIDAY: High pressure continues to nudge farther to the west – taking with it the opportunities for rain and storms along with it. Expect highs to get into the middle 80s with a mix of clouds and sun. A few isolated storms will be possible west of I-55 through the... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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THURSDAY: High pressure’s presence will begin to be noticed through the latter parts of the week – rain chances will run between 30-40% through the afternoon hours with highs in the middle 80s. Highest chances for rain will shift farther west of the I-55 corridor. Rain chances, again, will fade... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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WEDNESDAY: Rain chances continue to be a possibility through the mid-week. Variably cloudy skies with highs in the 70s and 80s after starting off in the upper 60s. Rain coverage will begin to taper off overnight as high pressure begins to nudge in from the east. We’ll trend partly clear... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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TUESDAY: Our continuous flow of moisture off the Gulf of Mexico will yield a ‘lather, rinse and repeat’ forecast for Tuesday – featuring another round of scattered storms will be possible – mainly developing through the late morning into the afternoon hours. Highs will work their way into the 70s... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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MONDAY: As high pressure settles off the Eastern Seaboard - a persistent flow off the Gulf of Mexico and several disturbances will help to kick off chance for rain and storms to kick off the new work and school week. Expect highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s with... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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FRIDAY: High pressure anchors itself over the region to head into the end of the work week – expect sunshine to push temperatures through the 50s, on the way to the 70s, nearing 80 for some areas. We’ll remain quiet and clear overnight with lows in the 50s. WEEKEND PLANNER:... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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THURSDAY: Clouds will mix with sunshine through the day – coming in a waves, similar to our rain in recent days. Thankfully, the clouds that will bubble up will not yield anymore rain. Expect morning 50s to give way to afternoon lower and middle 70s. Skies will stay clear overnight... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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WEDNESDAY: The boundary will sag farther south through mid-week, ushering down a push of slightly cooler. Expect highs in the 60s to lower 70s amid clouds and showery periods. Showers will taper off through Wednesday evening with lows in the 50s. THURSDAY: Clouds will hang around to kick off the... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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TUESDAY: The nearly stationary front will get active again, especially through the afternoon and early evening hours as another area of low pressure rides along the front. A few storms could get gusty and strong with highs in the 70s. Periods of heavy rain will also be possible that could... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog
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MONDAY: After storms rolled through overnight, a front will set up shop over the region, keeping the weather unsettled to kick off the new work and school week. Expect highs generally in the 70s with variably cloudy skies. Scattered showers, storms will be possible, but it won’t be a complete... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2021 at MS News Now, First Alert Weather Blog