Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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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

72°F

22°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 6:50 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mississippi State MS

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Mississippi State MS
 33.46°N 88.77°W
7:15 am CDT May 28, 2016
7am CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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