Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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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.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 25 Jun 9:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Columbus Air Force Base MS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before midnight.  Mostly clear, with a low around 74. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph 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.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West northwest 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.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light north wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 74. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph 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.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West northwest 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.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light north wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Columbus Air Force Base MS
 33.61°N 88.47°W
9:15 pm CDT Jun 25, 2016
9pm CDT Jun 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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