The start time for Leake Academy's football game this Friday night vs Starkville Academy has been delayed due to heat. The game will be pushed back 30 minutes for a 7:30 pm start. Record breaking heat is expected to impact... Read More.
Finally a break in the heat wave. A cold front is pushing across Mississippi today and is forecast to push high temperatures down into the upper 80s with lows in the lower 60s. That's actually close to normal for mid-August. But it's been so... Read More.
The National Weather Service is putting Leake County back under a heat advisory today with the heat index climbing as high as 110 this afternoon. The dangerous heat stress will extend to the south and west with the Delta under an excessive heat warning... Read More.
Last night's storms didn't do much to ease the heat stress in Mississippi. Most of the state including the local area will be under a heat advisory today with the heat index reaching 105 to 110 degrees this afternoon. And the heat wave is... Read More.
The heat advisory for much of Mississippi including the local area has been extended through Thursday and an excessive heat warning has been posted for the Delta and the northern part of the state. Increasing humidity and temperatures in the 90s are expected to... Read More.
What a difference a day makes. After most of Mississippi struggled through another day of extreme heat on Sunday, Monday's highs were 10 to 15 degrees cooler. Meridian, which had gone seven straight days with triple digit temperatures, topped out at 91 Monday. And... Read More.
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A heat advisory remains in effect for our region. According to the National Weather Service In Jackson, hot and humid conditions will continue through Saturday with afternoon temperatures in the middle 90s to around 100F and heat indices up to 110F to 115F over... Read More.
STARKVILLE -- With temperatures expected in the 90s again Tomorrow, Mississippi State Athletics has a number of measures in place to help ensure the safety and well-being of fans attending the MSU-Kansas State football game in Davis Wade Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 11... Read More.
As temperatures continue to climb, heat exhaustion is becoming a real concern, particularly in the elderly.A 74-year-old Winston County woman, who was mowing her lawn, suffered an apparent heart attack Monday. According to the coroner, she had preexisting conditions, but died due to the... Read More.
An oppressive heat wave blamed for a death in Mississippi eased a little across the Southeast on Wednesday after a cold front pushed through the region, bringing damaging storms along with lower temperatures.Stifling heat and humidity that had made it feel like it was... Read More.
The Winston County Coroner said a woman has died due to the extreme heat on Monday.Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory said a 74-year-old woman was mowing her yard when she had an apparent heart attack.Gregory says she did have an extensive health history, but... Read More.