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Winter storm will bring variety of hazards to parts of southern, eastern U.S.

A cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of weather hazards from the southern Plains to New England on Wednesday. Rain is expected from Texas across parts of the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain possible along a band behind the cold front, which will move southeastward as the day progresses. Snow is expected from the southern Rockies to New England.
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2 Miles SSW Columbus MS

7 Day Forecast

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Jackson, MS Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 77 °F

Tonight

Freezing Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Freezing Rain

Low: 31 °F

Thursday

Wintry Mix Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Wintry
Mix

High: 33 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 20 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 42 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Drizzle

Chance
Drizzle

Low: 25 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 53 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 33 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain

High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Rain before 3am, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Low around 31. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet before 9am, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of sleet after noon. High near 33. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 42. North wind around 5 mph.
  • Friday Night A chance of drizzle. Areas of fog. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 25. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
  • Sunday A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.