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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.13 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 9:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Ackerman MS

  • Tonight

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Ackerman MS
 33.27°N 89.13°W
8:16 pm CDT May 27, 2015
10pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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