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Significant and Major Severe Weather Outbreak Tonight into Monday

By: JohnnyParker, 12:49 AM GMT on February 28, 2011

A major and significant severe weather outbreak will be occurring later today and will last well into tomorrow across the Midwest and South. Tornadoes, hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding will all be possible. Rain will start to come in at 11pm tonight and will last until 1pm Monday. The greatest chance of rain will be occurring between 5am and 10am on Monday morning. As for North Mississippi and my area, we will be under the greatest risk of severe weather tonight into tomorrow. The primary severe risks will be Tornadoes, some of which could be strong, hail up to the size of golf balls, and winds up to 75mph. This is in effect from early Monday morning through afternoon. Heavy rain and flash flooding will also be possible. Now, not everyone in North Mississippi will see a tornado or hail. I believe that the main threat will be wind. Power outages will be possible, too. Nevertheless, everyone needs to be extremely weather cautious tonight into Monday and have a weather radio handy. Monday through next weekend, your highs will range between 58 and 72 with lows between 38 and 53. Our next rain chances will be next Saturday through next Monday and your rain chances will range between 40% and 60%. Also, I want to make mention that we have a chance to see more severe weather next Saturday, too. Hope everyone is having a great and fantastic Sunday! I'll be back with a new post tomorrow on any changes to the forecast.

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Warm today but Severe Weather Outbreak likely Sunday into Monday

By: JohnnyParker, 6:11 PM GMT on February 26, 2011

The current temperature in Smithville,MS is 56 and today's high is 72 with tonight's low being 57. It will be sunny with no rain. Sunday's high will be 77 with a low of 65. Monday through next weekend, your high's will range between 64 and 71 with lows between 41 and 53. Next Saturday through Monday, you will see between 40% and 60% chance of precipitation. Also, we could have the potential for another severe weather outbreak, but that is too far off to consider that yet. It is still something to keep in mind, though. Now, Sunday into Monday, the south will be in for yet again another severe weather outbreak. This could be yet another major outbreak of severe storms. The storms will come through Northern Mississippi until late Sunday night into early Monday morning. The timing will be from 2am to 10am Monday morning. Tornadoes, a few of which could be strong, hail up to the size of Golf balls, winds up to 60mph or more, heavy rain, and flash flooding are all possible. There is one thing that I want to point out and that is not all places in North Mississippi will get hail or tornadoes. As of now, the main severe weather threat will be wind. Expect power outages from these storms as they move through the region. Everyone may not see power outages, but it will be possible across the region on Sunday night into early Monday morning. I'll have a new post tomorrow on the severe weather threat. Have a great Saturday!

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Sunny and chilly day today, but severe weather returns Sunday into Monday

By: JohnnyParker, 1:34 AM GMT on February 26, 2011

It was mostly sunny today across the South, but a little chilly. We had some wind damage from last night in my town of Smithville,MS. Now as for the weekend, Saturday's high is 72 with a low of 57. Sunday's high temperature will be 76 with a low of 64. Also, there will be a 30% chance of isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon on Sunday and Sunday night is when the severe storms will come in. Tornadoes, hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding will be possible across the South Sunday night into Monday. That said, the rain chances on Monday will be an 80% chance and the high will be 69. I believe that will be in the morning and it will clear off during the day. After monday, we should see temperatures between 61 and 68 with lows between 39 and 50. I'll have a new post tomorrow concerning the severe weather on Sunday into Monday. Hope everyone had a great Friday.

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Major Tornado and Severe Weather Outbreak underway across the South today

By: JohnnyParker, 1:45 PM GMT on February 24, 2011

Major tornado and severe weather outbreak very likely across Northern Mississippi, Western Tennessee, and parts of Arkansas today and on into tonight. I believe that the worse of it will not come in until late tonight for my area of Smithville,MS. Tornadoes, hail, winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding are all likely today and tonight. As a matter of fact, the flash flood watch is still in effect until 3am friday morning. The tornado chance is between a 10% and 15%, hail chance is 15% to 30%, and wind is between a 30% and 45% chance. Places could have between 1-4 inches of rainfall by friday morning. There could be either a tornado watch or a PDS tornado watch issued later today. PDS stands for Particularly Dangerous Situation. After all this is over with, your temperatures this weekend will range between 59 and 72 with lows between 37 and 61. Sunday into Monday is when we could have yet another severe weather outbreak, in which I will have more on that either tomorrow or Saturday. After Monday, nice and warm weather will return to the South. Your highs will range between 61 and 67 with lows 37 and 46. I'll have a new post tomorrow and keep those weather radios handy and be extremely weather cautious today and tonight. Have a great day!

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Major Severe Weather and Tornado Outbreak Thursday into Thursday Night

By: JohnnyParker, 12:12 AM GMT on February 24, 2011

A major severe weather and tornado outbreak is likely tomorrow through Friday morning. Winds in excess of 60mph, hail, tornadoes, a few of which could be strong, heavy rain, and flash flooding. A flash flood watch is now in effect until 3am on friday morning. Anywhere between 1 and 3 inches of rain is expected. The timing of the severe weather will be between four tomorrow and 3am Friday morning. The National Weather Service could issue a tornado watch by 12 tomorrow or by 2. I wouldn't be surprised if they issued one before 10 in the morning. Your tornado chance will probably be between a 5% and 10% chance, which is a pretty good percentage of seeing a tornado. Again, I would not be surprised if they were in between a 15% and 20% chance. The hail chance will probably be a 15% to 30% chance. Winds will be a high chance, probably a 30% chance or more. After thursday, you will see a sunny and warm weekend with highs ranging between 63 and 75 with lows between 39 and 62. Sunday into Monday, the South could be in for yet another severe weather outbreak. At this time, Sunday's forecast calls for a 40% chance of thunderstorms. I think that the severe weather will hold off until late on Sunday into Monday. That said, Monday's forecast calls for a 70% chance of thunderstorms with a high of 67. After that, you will see a tranquil week with highs between 61 and 66. Next thursday into friday calls for a 30% chance of scattered showers, but nothing of major concern as of right now. Hope everyone had a good Wednesday and be extremely weather cautions tomorrow and tomorrow night and keep those weather radios handy. I'll have a new post maybe in the tomorrow morning or evening on any developments on the severe weather situation and possibly more on Sunday and Monday's forecast.

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Major Severe Weather Outbreak still likely for Thursday into Thursday Night

By: JohnnyParker, 1:08 AM GMT on February 23, 2011

A major severe weather outbreak is likely to unfold across Northern Mississippi and the rest of the South on Thursday into Friday morning. Very warm temperatures in between 75 and 80 with the rich moisture and humid air returning up from the Gulf of Mexico with very strong wind shear will set the stage for a major outbreak of severe weather. It will come in on Wednesday night and may last until early Friday morning. Now, the severe weather and heavy rain will not come in until sometime on Thursday. Heavy rain, flash flooding,tornadoes, hail, and winds up to 60mph are all possible. The forecast for Thursday calls for a 40% chance of scattered strong storms with a high of 75. I still expect the chance of precipitation to increase to 60% or 80% by tomorrow or thursday morning and after this all pushes through some places could have between 1 and 2 inches of rainfall. After thursday, your high temperatures going into the weekend into next week will range between 61 and 76 with lows between 33 and 59. You will have a 30% chance of isolated thunderstorms on Sunday and a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Monday. Also, the South could be in for another severe weather outbreak either on Sunday or Monday. I will probably know that by Friday or into the weekend. I expect that this severe weather outbreak that we will see on Thursday will be our first of many going into spring. Hope everyone had a good Tuesday and I'll be back with a new post on any new information on Thursday's severe weather outbreak.

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Significant Severe Weather and Tornado Outbreak likely Thursday

By: JohnnyParker, 2:11 AM GMT on February 22, 2011

Severe Weather and Tornadoes are likely thursday and thursday night. This could be a significant outbreak. Wind, tornadoes, hail, heavy rain, and flash flooding will all be possible. At this time, the forecast for thursday only calls for a 30% chance of isolated thunderstorms. I expect that will increase to a sixty or eighty percent chance by tomorrow or Wednesday. Tomorrow's high temperature will be 63 and Wednesday's high will be 68. Thursday's high will be 75, which will really help the storms to become severe very fast. There could be a squall line that forms along the front, too. After thursday, your high temperatures going into the weekend and the first part of next week will still be between 60 and 67 with lows between 34 and 48. Computer models are now showing yet another major or significant severe weather outbreak for the South sometime next week. I hope that everyone had a good Monday and I'll be back with another post tomorrow concerning the severe weather outbreak on Thursday and any changes in the forecast.

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Mild and warm week ahead with a potential Severe Weather Outbreak Thursday

By: JohnnyParker, 9:39 PM GMT on February 20, 2011

It feels real nice outside on this Sunday afternoon. High temperature today across the South will be between 75 and 80. Some places could get above 80. Your high temperatures this week will range between 59 and 74 with lows between 36 and 55. There is a 30% chance of showers tomorrow, but total rainfall will probably stay below half an inch. There could be some thunder as well, but no severe weather is anticipated. Our next chance of widespread rain will be on Thursday. Also on Thursday, we could have the potential for a severe weather outbreak or a major tornado outbreak. It will depend on the how much instability there will be when the cold front and low pressure system comes in will determine how much widespread and strong the severe weather will be. One thing that I know is that we will have the return of moist, warm air out of the Gulf of Mexico when this comes in, so the threat for severe weather is there. The question still remains: how widespread and significant will it be. I hope everyone is having a good Sunday and I'll have a new post tomorrow on any changes to the forecast and maybe more on the forecast for Thursday. Have a great day!

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Another warm week ahead and rain on Monday and into Tuesday morning

By: JohnnyParker, 6:36 PM GMT on February 19, 2011

Another warm week is ahead for the South. Tomorrow's high temperature is 76 for Smithville, MS. Other places across the South could get up to 80 or more. The forecast going into next week calls for rain on Monday and maybe going into Tuesday morning. The rain chance is only a 30% chance. No severe weather is expected, although some places could still hear a rumble or two of thunder and some gusty winds are also possible. Your high temperatures will be between 56 and 72 with lows between 38 and 55 going into this week and next weekend.

Our next chance for widespread rain will be Thursday and Friday with another chance for rain into next Sunday and Monday. Now, it is still too early to say if we will have any severe weather on Thursday and into Friday. I believe that there is a good chance we will, but the question remains: how widespread and significant will the severe weather be if we have any. We will just have to wait and see. Also, remember that this week is the National Weather Service Weather Prepareness Week. So just be ready and prepared going into spring for severe weather. Have a great Saturday and I'll have a new post tomorrow on any changes in the forecast.

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Warm Weekend and then a little rain possible monday and monday night

By: JohnnyParker, 11:22 PM GMT on February 18, 2011

It will be a warm weekend for the South. This weekend's highs will range between 71 and 76 with lows between 52 and 55. Monday will be overcast with a slight chance of a drizzle to light rain during the day and into the night. Now, some forecasters are saying that there is a potential for some severe weather on monday and monday night. I have only seen one forecaster who says there might be a potential. As for me, I say there is a chance, and it will be widespread and significant. If there are any changes in the threat for severe weather, I'll let you know.

The rest of next week looks to be great with high temperatures ranging between 57 and 71 with low temperatures between 34 and 52. Next Thursday and into next weekend, we will have some decent rain chances coming in. It is too early to tell if there will be any severe weather, but I say that it is possible. I'll have a new post tomorrow on any changes in the forecast and I hope that everyone has had a wonderful Friday and is ready for the weekend. I know I am!

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Still warm going into the weekend and rain is still possible next week

By: JohnnyParker, 1:12 PM GMT on February 17, 2011

Warm temperatures are still going to be with us as we go into the weekend and on into next week. High temperatures will range between 63 and 74 with lows ranging between 34 and 54. Friday's forecast calls for it to be cloudy with a 20% chance of rain and we could have a drizzle or two, also. Monday's forecast also calls for it to be cloudy with a 10% chance of rain, although we could still have a drizzle or two. Tuesday's forecast calls for a 30% chance of showers with a high of 73. As of now, there is no threat of severe weather. Hope you have a great thursday and I'll have a new post tomorrow on any changes in the forecast and any potential severe weather next week.

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Another warm day and rain returns next week

By: JohnnyParker, 11:52 PM GMT on February 16, 2011

Today felt good with temperatures near 70 and sunshine. The forecast has still not changed that much. The rest of the week and into next week, your highs will range between 57 and 77 with the lows ranging between 35 and 56. Friday's forecast will be cloudy and there is a slight chance for a drizzle or two, but not much. Our next rain chance will be Tuesday, which that could change back to Monday or move up to Wednesday. At this time, the precipitation chance is only a 30%. Also, I am not anticipating a severe weather threat or outbreak as of now. If that changes, I'll let you know. Hope everyone is having a fantastic Wednesday and I'll have a new post in the morning on any new changes in the forecast.

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Still warm and rain is a possibility next week

By: JohnnyParker, 3:41 AM GMT on February 16, 2011

The forecast is still the same with highs between 63 and 73 going into this weekend and next week. Rain is possible sometime next week, although I do not have a clear picture on when it will be and at this time, there are no indications of severe weather. Hope everyone had a great Tuesday and I know that this blog was short on the forecast details, but I assure you that tomorrow's blog will have the details. Also now the forecast is saying a 30% chance of showers on Tuesday.

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Warm week ahead and possible severe weather outbreak next week

By: JohnnyParker, 12:49 PM GMT on February 15, 2011

Valentine's Day felt real nice with temperature's in the mid to high sixties and sunshine. There is more where that came from as a high pressure system moves over the eastern atlantic, which will pull warm air out of the Gulf of Mexico. The forecast has not changed that much, although there is a 30% chance of showers next Monday and Tuesday. For the rest of this week and on into the first part of next week, we will see highs between 60 and 71 with lows between 36 and 55. Now, there is a chance for a potential outbreak of severe weather sometime next week for the South. I do not know when the day will be yet or how much instability there will be.When I do know, you will be the first to know. Hope everyone had a great Monday and I'll have a new post tomorrow on any changes to the forecast for this week and next week.

Updated: 12:50 PM GMT on February 15, 2011

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Very warm and sunny week in store for the South

By: JohnnyParker, 11:07 PM GMT on February 13, 2011

Well, most of the snow cover over parts of North Mississippi and much of the South is gone, except for some places like in the woods and underneath the shady spots. This week will be probably our warmest week that the South has seen this winter and possibly our first full week when we will not have a winter storm, or any winter weather to deal with for that matter. Tomorrow's high will reach 68 here in my town of Smithville,MS. Highs tomorrow will probably be near 70 or greater, depending on where you live. The rest of this week, you will see high temperatures between 61 and 71 with low temperatures between 35 and 51. It will be sunny all week, except for friday when the forecast will be cloudy, but no rain is expected. There is a chance of rain for the South next Monday and Tuesday. Now, it is too early to decide if the South is in for a severe weather outbreak or not, but I'll let yall know if there will be a threat.

The reason that I believe that the South will be in for several severe weather outbreaks going into late February and early March and on into Spring is that we are in a LA Nina pattern. This typically brings more severe weather to the South. Also, when you have the influence of warm,moist air coming out of the Gulf of Mexico and the Jet Stream, that helps to create strong wind shear. When you have all of this combined with a strong cold front and the collision of the cold and warm airmasses, you could be in for a big severe weather outbreak.

Let me point out that the amount of vertical wind shear and the amount of moisture that is available determines how strong and widespread the severe weather outbreak may be. I admit that I may have left some key things out and I could be wrong on some of what I said. Otherwise, keep a look out as we go into spring for severe weather.

I'll have a new post tomorrow that will be on any changes in the forecast for this week and next week. Hope everyone has a great day!

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Sunshine and warm weather headed for the South next week

By: JohnnyParker, 10:53 PM GMT on February 12, 2011

Well, winter is done for now, hopefully. We will still see some ups and downs in temperature in the coming weeks. As for next week, most of the south will be in for a big warm up. Some places could hit a high of 70 or 75, depending on where you live. As for North Mississippi, our highs will be between 60 and 68, although we could get near 70. The forecast calls for sunshine for most of the week. We will see a chance of rain as we go into next Sunday and Monday. This warm air is very good, considering all the winter storms and cold that the South has had to deal with this Winter Season. Now there is a catch to all of this warm,moist air and that is the severe weather threat. I suspect that as we get into the late part of this month and on into the early part of March, the South will see some severe weather. I'll have a post tomorrow on any changes in next week's forecast and more on why I believe that the South will have more in the way of severe weather outbreaks has we head into spring. Have a great day!

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Snow still on the ground, but warm weather and spring are hopefully ahead next week

By: JohnnyParker, 3:31 PM GMT on February 11, 2011

Snow is still on the ground across the Mid-South and the current temperature is 17 here in Smithville,MS. There is snow still on the ground here, but today's high will reach 44 and sunshine. So hopefully, all the snow or most of it will melt today. On the other hand, there will be a tremendous warm up on hand for the South that will start to come in on Sunday and the warm weather will still be with us all next week. In saying that, parts of the South will have high temperatures ranging from 60 to near 70. There is a slight chance of rain for both next Friday and Saturday, but most of next week will be sunny. So now, hopefully, you can say that winter is gone, although we will still see ups and downs in temperatures. It will not be as cold and brutal, though. Well, I hope everyone has a good Friday and drive safely. I'll have a new post tomorrow on any changes in the temperature and forecast for next week. Have a great day!

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Snow on the ground, Ice on the roads, but Spring is just around the corner

By: JohnnyParker, 4:08 PM GMT on February 10, 2011

Yes, snow is on the ground yet again this winter across much of the South. I believe that in my area of Smithville,MS had around near 4 inches. Ice is on the roads and bridges in most parts of North Mississippi and across much of the South this morning, so I would not advise you to get out on the roads at all today unless it is necessary, but if you have to, use extreme caution. Depending on if the sun comes out today or not will depend on how much melts and if we go to school tomorrow or not. As I am typing this post, the temperature is still 20. It may not even get past thirty today and tonight's low temperature will be twenty again, so whatever is still on the ground today will likely refreeze tonight. Otherwise, I have very good news for those who are ready for winter to be over with including myself. Sunday's high temperature will be 60 and next week's high temperatures will be between 60 and 65. I'll have another post tomorrow on any changes to next week's forecast and take extreme caution today out on the roads and bridges. Otherwise, have a great Thursday.

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Major Winter Storm Likely late this afternoon and tonight across the South

By: JohnnyParker, 9:27 PM GMT on February 09, 2011

A major winter storm is now unfolding as we speak across the South. It is poised to bring 4-7 inches to North Mississippi and 2-4 to other parts of the south. Some areas could pick up more than 7 inches of snow. Several schools could be out tomorrow and possibly even Friday. The snow will start between three and four this afternoon and last until 1 in the morning. Winds could gust between 25 and 30mph, which could lead to blowing and drifting snow. If you have to get out later today or in the morning, use extreme caution. Watch out for ice and sleet on bridges and overpasses or on roads. Otherwise, keep up with the latest forecast on this winter storm and I may have another post later on the winter storm if necessary. If not, I'll have a post tomorrow on how many inches we got and the forecast for this weekend and next week, in which we will finally see temperatures in the sixties. I hope everyone had a great Wednesday.

Updated: 9:29 PM GMT on February 09, 2011

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Winter Storm Warning now in effect with accumulations possible

By: JohnnyParker, 2:16 AM GMT on February 09, 2011

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for North Mississippi and other parts of the South are under a winter storm watch or winter weather advisory. Yesterday in my blog, I said that we were not going to see any accumulation. It seems now that I made an error in that we will see accumulation. Now the question is how much accumulation. Well, I have the answer to that: some places, like in Greenwood,MS and northward toward Memphis will see around 3 to 5 inches. Now as for Tupelo and Greenville,MS down toward close to Columbus will pick up anywhere between 2 and 4 inches. As for down South toward Jackson and Meridian, MS, they will possibly pick up close to only one inch of accumulation. Some places could pick up more accumulation depending where you live. Some schools in North Mississippi and across parts of the South could be out Thursday and Friday. It will start to come in at 2 till 4 as a mix, some places could get in it a little earlier. As for the snow, it will come in at 5 and last until 1 in the morning, of course it could come in a little earlier depending on where you live. Snow could be heavy at times. I'll have another update on this winter storm tomorrow. Hope everyone had a good Tuesday and make sure to cover your pipes because tonights low is 25 and tomorrow nights low is 23. If anyone has to drive tomorrow evening use extreme caution.

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Yet another possible major winter storm for the south wednesay night/thursday

By: JohnnyParker, 1:08 AM GMT on February 08, 2011

Yes, that is correct. Another possible winter storm for the South wednesday night into Thursday. As of now, accumulation of 2-4 inches is expected. So far, only two weather websites, which are the National Weather Service and Weatherbug, are predicting snow and accumulations. I say that there will be no accumulation unless the National Weather Service issues a Winter Storm Watch. The cold air is already in place and the storm system will have lots of moisture to work with. Some places in Northern Mississippi could pick up more than 4 inches depending on the path of the low pressure system. I do believe that this will be our last major winter storm of the season. I'll have another post tomorrow on the winter storm potential and any changes in the accumulation forecast and also changes in the forecast for the rest of the week. Hope everyone had a good Monday.

Updated: 1:16 AM GMT on February 08, 2011

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A mix of rain and snow tonight, then possible a major winter storm for South

By: JohnnyParker, 8:12 PM GMT on February 06, 2011

There is a slight chance for a mix of rain and snow possible tonight, no accumulations are expected. Tomorrow the forecast calls for a 80% chance of rain with a high of 43 and a low of 26. Next week's high temperatures will range between 38 and 62 with lows between 20 and 37. There will be a possible major winter storm once again for parts of the South. At this time, accumulations are possible. It would not surprise me if we had some significant accumulations as well. It will occur between wednesday and thursday. The timing and track of this low pressure system will depend on how much we get and how fast it moves. Plus, it also depends on how much moisture the system has to work with. Some weather websites say it will come in tuesday night into wednesday, while others say wednesday and thursday. One thing that is for certain, the cold air will already be in place. I hope everyone has a good super bowl sunday and I'll be back with a post tomorrow on the potential winter storm and finally a big change in the weather pattern that will bring warm air to the South and many places. So spring is coming and I believe that this week will be the last week of Winter. Have a great day!

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A slight chance for a mix Sunday night, then a possible winter storm midweek

By: JohnnyParker, 8:27 PM GMT on February 05, 2011

There is a slight chance for a mix tomorrow evening through monday morning. No accumulation is expected. Tomorrow's high temperature will be 56 with a low of 37. Monday through Next Monday, your highs will range between 36 and 54 with lows between 17 and 38. Now as for our next week's winter storm, some forecasters say it will come in tuesday night into wednesday and others say it will come in wednesday night into thursday. Depending on how much cold air is in place at the time and the path of the low pressure system, the South could be in for a major winter storm once again. After the storm moves out, a big and major blast of arctic air will move in behind it. Some places on Thursday and Friday may not even get above thirty with lows, depending on where you live, we are likely to get close to 12 or 10 and even lower. So cover your pipes and keep warm during that time period. I'll be back with a new post tomorrow concerning any new information on next week's storm. Have a great Saturday!

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Wintry mix/rain for today then another potential winter storm next week

By: JohnnyParker, 3:07 PM GMT on February 04, 2011

As of this morning, areas of the North Mississippi and the South are still under a Winter Storm Warning. The wintry mix has changed all to rain now. There are still places in the South this morning that are still dealing with a mixture of wintry precipitation and rain. All of the precipitation should change just to rain at lunchtime or in the afternoon as the temperatures get above freezing. After this moves through, temperatures will be up and down. Today's high is 42 with a low of 29. Saturday's high is 44 with a low of 28. Sunday's high is 55 with a low of 40. Next week's high and low temperatures will range between 36 and 57 with the lows ranging between 20 and 35. I will have a post tomorrow on a detailed forecast for next week and maybe more on the potential winter storm next week, too. If anyone has to get out and drive today, use extra caution. Hope everyone has a good friday.

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Wintry mess for the South Tonight

By: JohnnyParker, 2:15 AM GMT on February 04, 2011

A wintry mess is impacting North Mississippi and other parts of the Deep South tonight and will last through early tomorrow morning. Tomorrow's forecast calls for a 80% chance of rain, so any accumulation we get tonight will melt quickly as the high will reach 42 tomorrow. As of now, there is a Winter Storm Warning in effect with 1-2 inches of snow/sleet and a quarter of an inch of ice. I still believe that the accumulation will mainly stick to grassy surfaces and will be a dusting. The National Weather Service said one to two inches, in which I believe they might have overestimated. Power outages are likely. The roads and bridges could be icy and dangerous to travel on. If anyone has to get on the road or drive tonight, please use extreme caution. I am tired of winter and I am afraid this will not be the last winter storm. My post tomorrow will be on this weekend's weather and next week's when there is a potential for another winter storm for the South.

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Cold today and yet another winter storm potential Thursday night and Friday

By: JohnnyParker, 12:20 AM GMT on February 03, 2011

It was very cold today across North Mississippi and parts of the South with the wind. Now as for the next potential winter storm, it will occur Thursday night and Friday. The high temperature on thursday will be 38 and the low will be 30. Friday's high temperature will be 43 and the low will be 32. At this time, the national weather service has put out a Special Weather Statement for North Mississippi concerning the potential winter storm and also a Winter Storm Watch for Jackson, MS and counties down in South Mississippi. They say that North Mississippi will have less than half an inch of accumulation. I say no accumulation. There is still alot of uncertainty of how much moisture will be available, where it will go, what type of precipitation it will bring, and how many inches. I will have another post tomorrow on this potential Winter Storm for the South. Hope everyone had a good Wednesday.

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Wednesday into Next Week's Forecast

By: JohnnyParker, 12:58 AM GMT on February 02, 2011

Well, it didn't get quite as bad as I had feared it would today. That is a good thing. Meanwhile, Wednesday's forecast calls for sunshine with a high of forty and the rest of the week looks to be good with highs between 39 and 57. Friday we will see a thirty percent chance of showers with a high of 39. At this time, I do not see a threat of winter weather in the forecast for friday or friday night. The weekend will look clear and sunny with saturday's high being 45 and sunday's high will be 57. As we go into next week, the high tempereature will range between 44 and 61 with lows between 31 and 35. We will have a little chance of showers on Monday, but the rest of the week looks good. I hope everyone had a good tuesday and I'll be back with a post tomorrow that will be on any changes in next weeks forecast and yet another potential winter storm for the South this weekend.

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I am Johnny Parker and I am 20. I have studied the weather since I was 5. I have cerebral palsy and my goal is to become a meteorologist.