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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Golden Triangle Regional Airport (KGTR)

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 29 Aug 1:50 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Starkville MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Starkville MS
 33.46°N 88.83°W
1:15 pm CDT Aug 29, 2015
2pm CDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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