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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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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.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.16 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 6 Jul 12:45 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Ackerman MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 5 mph. 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 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Ackerman MS
 33.27°N 89.13°W
12:16 pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
2pm CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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