Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport - Reynolds Field (KJXN)

Lat: 42.26°NLon: 84.46°WElev: 988ft.

Mostly Cloudy

32°C

89°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1010.5 mb (29.87 in)
Dewpoint 26°C (79°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index40°C (104°F)
Last update 19 Jul 2:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jackson MI

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 42. Southwest wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 42. West southwest wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 29 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 42. Southwest wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 14 to 18 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 42. West southwest wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West southwest wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the evening.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson MI
 42.24°N 84.41°W (Elev. 298 m)
3:07 pm EDT Jul 19, 2019
3pm EDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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