Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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 66%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 26 Jun 2:50 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mississippi State MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. 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 72. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 89. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Mississippi State MS
 33.46°N 88.77°W
3:15 pm CDT Jun 26, 2016
3pm CDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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