Jackson, MS
Mostly Cloudy
mostly-cloudy-190°
Humidity: 68%
Wind: WNW 7mph
Barometer: 30.01in
Dewpoint: 78°F
Visibility: 10.00 Miles
This Afternoon
Current Condition
Chance T-storms
High 91
Rain Chance30%
Tonight
Current Condition
Chance T-storms then Partly Cloudy
Low 74
Rain Chance40%
Saturday
Current Condition
Chance T-storms
High 94
Rain Chance30%
  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Fri Aug-18-17 03:02pm CDT
    Effective: Sat Aug-19-17 11:00am CDT
    Expires: Sun Aug-20-17 07:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Bolivar; Claiborne; Copiah; Franklin; Hinds; Holmes; Humphreys; Issaquena; Jefferson; Lawrence; Leflore; Lincoln; Madison; Rankin; Sharkey; Simpson; Sunflower; Warren; Washington; Yazoo
    Instructions: Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.
    Message Summary: ...heat advisory in effect this weekend...
    ...heat advisory in effect from 11 am saturday to 7 pm cdt sunday...
    The national weather service in jackson has issued a heat advisory, which is in effect from 11 am saturday to 7 pm cdt sunday.
    * temperature...high temperatures in the low to mid 90s with peak afternoon heat index values ranging from 105 to 109 degrees.
    * impacts...heat related illnesses may be possible for those outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.
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This Afternoon

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

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Tonight

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

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Saturday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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Saturday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

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Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.

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Sunday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

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Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

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Monday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

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Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.

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Tuesday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

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Wednesday

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

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Wednesday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

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Thursday

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.