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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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A Few Clouds

64°F

18°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 17 Apr 10:15 pm CDT

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.45°N Lon: 88.58°W Elev: 266ft.

For More Weather Information:

Jackson, MS Local Forecast Office

4 Miles WSW Columbus Air Force Base MS

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 4 Miles WSW Columbus Air Force Base MS
 33.61°N 88.49°W
Last Update: 10:15 pm CDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 11pm CDT Apr 17, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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