Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains; Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic

Critical fire weather conditions persist across portions of the Northwest, Northern Rockies and Great Basin. Severe thunderstorms with large hail and a few strong gusts are possible across parts of the northern and central Plains. Heavy rainfall brings a flash flooding risk to the Mid-Atlantic. Heat builds in the Southwest into California this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Aug 7:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Starkville MS

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Low around 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 8am. High near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Low around 71. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Starkville MS
 33.46°N 88.83°W
7:16 am CDT Aug 12, 2020
8am CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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