Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport - Reynolds Field (KJXN)

Lat: 42.26°NLon: 84.46°WElev: 988ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jackson MI

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson MI
 42.24°N 84.41°W (Elev. 978 ft)
11:09 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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