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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Jackson, Hawkins Field Airport (KHKS)

Lat: 32.33°NLon: 90.22°WElev: 341ft.

Partly Cloudy

92°F

33°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SE 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 29 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles W Florence MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

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

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles W Florence MS
 32.15°N 90.21°W
1:15 pm CDT Aug 29, 2015
2pm CDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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