Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 20 Jul 9:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Point MS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
West Point MS
 33.62°N 88.65°W
9:31 pm CDT Jul 20, 2018
10pm CDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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