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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tunica, Tunica Municipal Airport (KUTA)

Lat: 34.68°NLon: 90.35°WElev: 194ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 5 Aug 7:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Arkabutla MS

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast 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.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast 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.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Arkabutla MS
 34.77°N 90.12°W (Elev. 210 ft)
3:50 am CDT Aug 5, 2015
7am CDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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