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Dangerous heat continues across lower Miss. Valley, Deep South

High temperatures and dew points will persist Thursday into Friday across parts of the lower Miss. Valley & Deep South, creating dangerous heat index values in excess of 110 degrees for some locations. Heat Advisories & Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside & know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Current conditions at

Marion County Airport (KMAO)

Lat: 34.18°NLon: 79.34°WElev: 92ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 30 Jul 9:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles ESE Nichols SC

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles ESE Nichols SC
 34.18°N 79.08°W (Elev. 69 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 30, 2015
10am EDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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