Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport - Reynolds Field (KJXN)

Lat: 42.26°NLon: 84.46°WElev: 988ft.

Partly Cloudy

92°F

33°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index109°F (43°C)
Last update 19 Jul 4:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jackson MI

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 107. West southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 108. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 107. West southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 108. West southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind 7 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson MI
 42.24°N 84.41°W (Elev. 978 ft)
4:08 pm EDT Jul 19, 2019
5pm EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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