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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 1:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Jackson, Hawkins Field Airport (KHKS)

Lat: 32.33°N Lon: 90.22°W Elev: 341ft.

For More Weather Information:

Jackson, MS Local Forecast Office

Jackson MS

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 7am. High near 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Jackson MSSimilar City Names
 32.31°N 90.2°W
Last Update: 1:16 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 3am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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