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Hot Weather Over Much of the U.S.

Tuesday may be the first day of September, but it will feel more like July in much of the country. Highs in the low to mid 90s will be common from the central and southern Plains across the southeast and into the mid-Atlantic. Highs over 100 will be common in the desert southwest. The hot weather is expected to continue in many areas through the Labor Day weekend.
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Current conditions at

Jackson, Jackson International Airport (KJAN)

Lat: 32.32°NLon: 90.08°WElev: 344ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Sep 2:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Jackson International Airport MS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Labor Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson International Airport MS
 32.33°N 90.07°W
2:15 am CDT Sep 1, 2015
3am CDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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