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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mississippi State MS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Mississippi State MS
 33.46°N 88.77°W
7:16 pm CDT Jul 21, 2017
8pm CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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