Sun accompanied by a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms will be seen across the majority of Mississippi today as temperatures continue to rise.
Sunny skies will be seen throughout the majority of the northern portion of Mississippi today despite a few showers and thunderstorms occurring at various times of the day. Temperatures are expected to sit in the upper-90s with heat index readings from 110 to 115 degrees. As night falls, the clouds will mostly disperse as temperatures lower back down to the upper-70s.
Weather in central Mississippi is expected to be sunny throughout the day with heat index readings ranging from 111 to 116. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms will be present in the morning with the likelihood of rain increasing into the afternoon. Like a typical summer day in the Magnolia State, temperatures will be in the mid-90s across most of the day. When the sun sets, the temperatures will drop to the mid to upper-70s with mostly clear skies expected throughout the night.
A good bit of sun will be seen in the southern parts of Mississippi today as temperatures are anticipated to sit in the mid-90s. The summer heat will also be a bit higher as the heat index readings will range from 108 to 113. A few showers and thunderstorms will be seen in the morning, but are expected to increase throughout the afternoon. As the sun sets, a slight chance of rain will continue as temperatures drop back down to the mid to upper-70s overnight.