Mississippi Skies: Another round of potential severe weather today

Published 1:30 am Wednesday, April 5, 2023

After high temperatures shattered records in several communities across the state Tuesday, our next round of showers and thunderstorms begins today. Severe storms are possible across a large portion of the state today and tonight and it’s going to be rainy for several more days.

A Level 2 covers a line from Vicksburg to Yazoo City to Eupora and northward. Damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour, hail, and a few tornadoes are all possible.

A Level 1 includes Natchez, Jackson, Brookhaven, Magee, Philadelphia, and Columbus. This area includes the same risk, but not as widespread.

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North Mississippi

Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe. High near 82. Showers with a storm possible tonight. Low of 50.

Central Mississippi

Showers and thunderstorms with some possibly severe. High of 82. Tonight, more showers with an isolated storm. Low of 52.

South Mississippi

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. Mostly cloudy today with a high of 86. Tonight, scattered showers with a few storms. Low of 67.

Gulf Coast

Mostly cloudy with a high near 84. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low of 71.