Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson, Jackson International Airport (KJAN)

Lat: 32.32°NLon: 90.08°WElev: 344ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSE Canton MS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSE Canton MS
 32.53°N 89.98°W
10:16 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
10pm CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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