Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson, Hawkins Field Airport (KHKS)

Lat: 32.33°NLon: 90.22°WElev: 341ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 18 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Jackson MS

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Jackson MS
 32.29°N 90.18°W
9:17 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
9am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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