Potential for Severe Weather Tonight

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Jackson MS 410 AM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018MSZ064>066-072>074-040915- Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest- 410 AM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central Mississippi, and southeast Mississippi..DAY ONE...Today and TonightSEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Slight TIMING...TonightSevere thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, hail up to golfball size, and a... Read More.

Flash Flooding Concerns Increase

Rain is expected to increase through the day today, and especially into tonight, as a tropical disturbance moves closer to the Gulf Coast. Flooding potential will slowly increase with totals of a few inches possible in some spots by later tonight. There is a Flash Flood Watch for the... Read More.

School Delays for Monday, April 3rd

The following local area schools have been delayed today, Monday, April 3rd due to severe weather:Columbia and Marion County Schools are delayed 1 hour.Columbia Academy delayed until 10am.Prentiss Christian School delayed until 9am.Jefferson Davis County Schools are delayed 1 hour.Lawrence County Schools will continue with their normal time.

Hazardous Weather Threat for Today

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, south central Mississippi, and southeast Mississippi..DAY ONE...The rest of Today and TonightSEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Slight TIMING...remainder of todayFLOODING THREAT...Limited TIMING...remainder of todaySome severe thunderstorms are possible through mid afternoon along and just ahead of a cold front pushing southeast into the region. The primary risk... Read More.

Severe Weather Potential and Timing for Monday

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI..DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND MONDAYTORNADOES THREAT...ELEVATED TIMING...MONDAYSEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...ELEVATED TIMING...MONDAYFLOODING THREAT...LIMITED TIMING...MONDAYLOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF TWO TO THREE INCHES IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME OVER WET SOILS FROM PREVIOUS RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING AGAIN MONDAY.SEVERE WEATHER INCLUDING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...TORNADOES...AND HAIL IS EXPECTED ON... Read More.

Increased fire threat continues throughout area

The prolonged period of dryness the area is observing has led to parched vegetation and an increased fire weather threat. According to area forestry commissions and the United States forest service.These conditions have made outdoor burning increasingly hazardous. The combination of dry vegetation and daytime relative humidity values in... Read More.