Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 5:50 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WSW Columbus Air Force Base MS

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Independence Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WSW Columbus Air Force Base MS
 33.61°N 88.49°W
6:15 am CDT Jun 28, 2016
6am CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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