Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Vicksburg Municipal (KVKS)

Lat: 32.23°NLon: 90.93°WElev: 105ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 9 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 8 May 3:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Vicksburg MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.  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 Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Windy

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Vicksburg MS
 32.35°N 90.87°W
3:02 pm CDT May 8, 2021
3pm CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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