Mississippi Skies: Storms bring severe threat today
Published 1:30 am Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Today is going to be a few degrees cooler than yesterday, but only because we’ll have much more cloudy cover with moist air keeping the 90s away.
A large region of eastern Mississippi could have some storms become severe today. Stretching from I-55 to the Alabama line, cities in a Level 1 risk include Eupora, Columbus, Starkville, Philadelphia, Grenada, Jackson, Magee, Collins, Laurel, and Meridian. Isolated severe storms, damaging winds, and hail are all possible from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm early in the afternoon. High of 81. Clear tonight with a low of 59.
Mostly cloudy with showers and storms likely this afternoon. High of 81. A few remaining showers and storms in the evening then mostly cloudy overnight. Low of 65.
Widespread showers and storms. High 84. More showers and storms this evening before becoming mostly cloudy overnight. Low of 64.
Partly sunny with showers and storms developing in the afternoon. High near 87. Showers and storms likely in the evening. Mostly cloudy overnight with a low near 67.