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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Jackson, Hawkins Field Airport (KHKS)

Lat: 32.33°NLon: 90.22°WElev: 341ft.

Mostly Cloudy

33°C

91°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 17 km/h
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index39°C (102°F)
Last update 7 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Jackson MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 37. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 38. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 37. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 38. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southwest after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Jackson MS
 32.31°N 90.2°W
4:16 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
5pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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