Columbia, MS
Fog/Mist
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The National Weather Service is having trouble getting the current conditions.
Overnight
Current Condition
Patchy Fog
Low 72
Sunday
Current Condition
Patchy Fog then Scattered T-storms
High 94
Rain Chance30%
Sunday Night
Current Condition
Slight Chance T-storms then Mostly Clear
Low 74
Rain Chance20%
  • Heat Advisory
    Updated: Sat Aug-19-17 02:40pm CDT
    Effective: Sat Aug-19-17 02:40pm CDT
    Expires: Sun Aug-20-17 07:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Attala; Carroll; Clarke; Covington; Forrest; Grenada; Jasper; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Kemper; Lamar; Lauderdale; Leake; Marion; Montgomery; Neshoba; Newton; Scott; Smith
    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 through sunday afternoon...
    ...heat advisory in effect until 7 pm cdt sunday...
    The national weather service in jackson has issued a heat advisory, which is in effect until 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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Overnight

Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

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Sunday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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Sunday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

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Monday

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

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Monday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

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Tuesday

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

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Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

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Wednesday

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

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Wednesday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

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Thursday

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

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Thursday Night

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

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Friday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

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Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.