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 >

Current conditions at

Jackson, Jackson International Airport (KJAN)

Lat: 32.32°NLon: 90.08°WElev: 344ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Flowood MS

Heat Advisory July 21, 10:00am until July 21, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Flowood MS
 32.31°N 90.15°W
8:31 am CDT Jul 21, 2018
8am CDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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