Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Late Afternoon Area Forecast


Forecast for Jackson and Vicinity
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
359 PM CDT WED JUL 17 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...A 30 percent chance of evening showers and thunderstorms, then partly cloudy.  Muggy. Low 74. Wind south 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny, hot and humid. High 92. Afternoon heat index near 105-109.  Wind southwest 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...A few passing clouds. Low 74.
.FRIDAY...Continued hot and humid. Mostly sunny. High 93.

...EXTENDED FORECAST (Saturday through Tuesday)...

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 74. High 93.
.SUNDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny. Low 74. High 91.
.MONDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 72. High 89.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 69. High 85.

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Updated Area Forecast


Forecast for Jackson and Vicinity UPDATED
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
246 PM CDT WED JUL 17 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING...

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High around 90.  Afternoon heat index 105-109. Wind west 5-10 mph.
.TONIGHT...A 30 percent chance of evening showers and thunderstorms, then partly sunny.  Muggy. Low 74. Wind south 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny, hot and humid. High 92. Afternoon heat index near 105.  Wind southwest 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...A few passing clouds. Low 74.
.FRIDAY...Continued hot and humid.  Partly sunny. High 93.

...EXTENDED FORECAST (Saturday through Tuesday)...

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 74. High 93.
.SUNDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny. Low 74. High 91.
.MONDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 72. High 89.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 69. High 85.

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HEAT ADVISORY EXPANDED AND HEAT WARNING ISSUED


...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* COUNTIES... Shelby

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...110 degrees or greater

* TIMING...This afternoon into early evening

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity will result in an increased
  risk for heat-related illnesses. The very young, the elderly,
  those without air conditioning, and those participating in
  strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
  Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
  of minutes. Remember to check the backseat!
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...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* COUNTIES...Lake-Obion-Weakley-Dyer-Gibson-Lauderdale-Haywood-Crockett-Madison-Hardeman

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...105 to 109 degrees

* TIMING...This afternoon into early evening

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity will result in an increased
  risk for heat-related illnesses. The very young, the elderly,
  those without air conditioning, and those participating in
  strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
  Also, car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
  of minutes. Remember to check the backseat!

Mid-Day Area Forecast


Forecast for Jackson and Vicinity
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
1245 PM CDT WED JUL 17 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON... A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High 89.  Afternoon heat index around 102. Wind west 5-10 mph.
.TONIGHT...A 30 percent chance of evening showers and thunderstorms, then partly sunny.  Muggy. Low 74. Wind south 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny, hot and humid. High 92. Afternoon heat index near 105.  Wind southwest 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...A few passing clouds. Low 74.
.FRIDAY...Continued hot and humid.  Partly sunny. High 93.

...EXTENDED FORECAST (Saturday through Tuesday)...

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 74. High 93.
.SUNDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny. Low 74. High 91.
.MONDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 72. High 89.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 69. High 85.

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Additional Rainfall Reports for Past 24 Hours


WTWO 7-Day Forecast


For the Record...A Wet July 2019!


Record Report
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
806 AM CDT WED JUL 17 2019

...Wettest July on Record in North Jackson...

Since rainfall records have been kept in North Jackson, going back to 2003, July 2019 stands as the wettest July on record.

Rainfall for July 2019 through 7 AM this morning at the N. Jackson Climate Station has totaled 9.05 inches.  This establishes a new record low for July.  The previous record was 7.16 inches set in 2016.

The McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport has records going back to 1948.  The wettest July recorded at the airport was 12.68 inches in 1955.  Thus far July 2019 the airport has received 7.18 inches.  Though not a record, so far this is the 10th wettest July on record.

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Highs / Lows / Rainfall


Wednesday Morning Area Forecast


Forecast for Jackson and Vicinity
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
537 AM CDT WED JUL 17 2019

.TODAY... A 20 percent chance of mainly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High 89.  Afternoon heat index around 102. Wind west 5-10 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy.  Muggy. Low 74. Wind south 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny, hot and humid. High 92. Afternoon heat index near 105.  Wind southwest 5-10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...A few passing clouds. Low 74.
.FRIDAY...Continued hot and humid.  Partly sunny. High 93.

...EXTENDED FORECAST (Saturday through Tuesday)...

.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 74. High 93.
.SUNDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny. Low 74. High 91.
.MONDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 72. High 89.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 69. High 85.

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Heat Advisory in SW Tennessee Noon to 8 PM Today