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  Heavy rain threat for the weekend

Low flooding rain threat starting Friday, possibly continuing into Saturday and Sunday

  Perseid Meteor Shower 2019 fights bright moonlight at peak

  Hurricane Camille remembered 50 years later

2.8 magnitude earthquake hits Madison County

  Near-normal July. August may be warmer.

Rare July cold front brings record-cool air

  Rare July Cold Front on Tuesday

Continued Coverage

  Flash Flood Watch through Monday

  Rain bands linger for us as Barry slowly pulls away from the coast

LIST: Sandbags offered in Harrison, Hancock counties

  How a tropical system could impact salinity levels and blue-green algae in the Mississippi Sound

  Pascagoula records hottest temperature in over 20 years

  What exactly is a Harmful Algal Bloom and what are its impacts? Here are some answers.

  Downbursts and hail hit South Mississippi; here is how they form

While summertime thunderstorms are a part of life in South Mississippi, they can still cause problems. One of the biggest threats with thunderstorms in the summer time are downbursts.

  Large plume of Saharan dust to make for hazy skies, potentially vibrant sunsets this week

While it is typical for tropical waves to roll off the African coast this time of year, it is also common to for large plumes of dust to come off the coast as well.

Dangerous Heat Index this week

There is a Heat Advisory is in effect for South Mississippi counties: Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison and Jackson until 6 PM this evening. The heat will stick around for the foreseeable future, so Heat Advisories could be a daily occurrence.

  First Alert: Showers likely. Coastal and flash flooding possible.

Storms may produce locally heavy rainfall, possibly resulting in flash flooding across the area Thursday and possibly into Friday.

  Tropical moisture will increase rain chances this week; may prolong Mississippi River flooding

  Why Mississippi Sound salinity levels are low and how opening Morganza Spillway can lower freshwater intrusion

Watch out for sunburn and heat stress this week

  Once in a blue moon, this weekend

Wolf River has crested and is now falling. Flooding issues continue.

  Tornado Watch until 6 PM for coastal Mississippi

  Tropical disturbance near Florida remains no threat to South MS

Regardless of development, locally heavy rains are possible over portions of the Florida peninsula during the next day or so. No South MS impacts expected.

  Wetter than normal April in the books

Heavy rain occurred almost every Thursday of the month

  Deadly southern storms kill at least 5 as they move across the Southeast

At least five deaths related to the storm system have been confirmed.

Heavy rain and thunderstorms this afternoon & evening

Some of Thursday's thunderstorms may become severe, causing warnings and possibly damage.

Water dangers big topic at National Hurricane Conference in New Orleans

The National Hurricane Conference meeting is underway in New Orleans to help organizations and agencies get ready for future weather events.

Severe weather risk moves out of South Mississippi, minor wind damage reported

Tornadoes and damaging winds will be the main threats to watch

  A heaping helping of April showers

Up to two inches of heavy rain possible Thursday and Thursday night. Severe weather possible but not likely.

WATCH LIVE: Spacewalking astronauts replace more station batteries

Spacewalking astronauts are replacing more batteries outside the International Space Station

  Tropical Storm Iba forms near Brazil in late March

The South Atlantic Ocean rarely ever sees storms forming there

  Cold front brings a few showers and thunderstorms for Monday

While severe damaging weather will be possible in South Mississippi today, it will be unlikely.

  Big “extratropical” system impacting central & east U.S.

Our windy conditions this week are thanks to a strong extratropical system which is impacting the central and east U.S.

  Showers and storms likely on Sunday afternoon

We're keeping an eye out for showers and storms through the afternoon! Some could become strong with heavy rain.

  Carnival Season Finale: Warm and maybe wet, then chilly and dry

Warm and maybe wet this weekend. Chilly and dry next week.

Winter may make a comeback for Mardi Gras

Much cooler air is on track to move in early in March.

  Clouds and rain to steal sunshine away again this week

Enjoy the sunshine while you can. More clouds and shower are expected to return

  Possible heavy thunderstorms on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms possible but not likely in South Mississippi

  Dreary weather pattern continues this week; flooding rains possible in Northern Mississippi

The year without sunshine continues this week for South Mississippi.

  Warm and dry February so far, outlook also warm

Staying warm for the next two weeks, then cooler for early March?

  Heavy downpours possible on Tuesday

The WLOX First Alert Weather Team is keeping an eye on the chance for a line of showers and possibly a few thunderstorms on Tuesday.

  Near-record heat in early February. Then, a taste of winter.

Springlike through Thursday. Then, cooler Friday.

  Windy and chilly Tuesday, freeze tonight

Freezing temperatures possible tonight into Wednesday morning

  Will it be warm or cold this week? Yes

Our up and down temperature roller coaster continues this week for South Mississippi. Heavy rain will be possible on Wednesday.

  Temperatures tumble overnight

The risk for severe weather has ended across South Mississippi.

  How to see the Blood Moon this Sunday night

The Total Lunar Eclipse will be visible across the entire North American continent, including right here in South Mississippi.

  Freezing temperatures expected for MLK Day Monday

Confidence has decreased on temperatures cold enough to damage pipes

  Double rainbow dazzles South Mississippi skies

Showers cleared out just in time Saturday afternoon to give South Mississippi a dazzling display of double rainbows.

  Big winter chill this week

After record-setting warmth, we’re headed for freezing temperatures

Earthquake reported in Mississippi Delta

Shaking was felt throughout Washington County.

  Brighter and drier days ahead

After eight soggy and dreary days, it’s time for sunshine

  New year, new weather pattern... eventually

Finally sunshine in the forecast! But, first, a round of downpours.

  2018: One of Gulfport’s hottest and wettest years on record

2nd wettest and 2nd warmest in the last 20 years

  Rounds of heavy rain to end the week

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for South Mississippi through noon Friday

Tornado Watch issued for portions of Mississippi

Portions of Mississippi are now under a Tornado Watch in advance of an approaching storm line, including Picayune and Poplarville of Pearl River County.

Drive carefully Thursday morning as strong winds blow across the Coast

The temperatures may be in the 60s but strong wind gusts are making it feel a little cooler outside. If you’re headed out on the road this morning, drive carefully because all of that wind is causing sand to blow up on parts of Highway 90.

  Shortest day of the year - December 21 2018

The winter solstice occurs at 4:23 pm on Friday December 21 2018, marking the official beginning of the winter season.

  Meteor shower ruined by rain showers?

Poor visibility is expected in South Mississippi during the peak of this year’s Geminid Meteor Shower.

  Saturday Super Soaker

The heaviest rain is expected late Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon.

  Another dose of winter strikes the coast

Temperatures across all of South Mississippi will drop into the lower 30s late Monday night into Tuesday morning. Protect people, pets, and plants.

  Terrific weather for turkey. Any showers for shopping?

The majority of Friday’s downpours across South Mississippi may wait until after sunset, perhaps as late as midnight, according to a forecast issued Thursday.

  Cold Alert: First fall freeze tonight

A Freeze Warning is in effect for Thursday morning.

  Wet and possibly stormy Alert Day Monday

A Tornado Watch is in effect until 7pm for all of South Mississippi.

ALERT DAY THURSDAY: Severe threat moves east

It’s Alert Day Thursday as a strong cold front brings stormy weather with very disruptive and possibly destructive thunderstorms this morning.

  Sweating in your costume? Trick or treat forecast

It could become uncomfortable for some who are dressed in costumes that are too warm. But, at least you won’t have to carry around an umbrella.

Subtropical Storm Oscar forms in Atlantic

The 15th named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has formed.

  Thursday rain system targets Mississippi Coast

A rain system approaching from the west will arrive in South Mississippi on Thursday. Disruptive rainfall may impact outdoor activities

  Orionid Meteor Shower 2018 peaking this weekend

Peak viewing times will be around midnight Sunday night through 6:00 AM Monday.

  Central Texas flooding kills at least 1 as heavy rains batter region

The Llano river is expected to crest 18 feet above major flood stage on Tuesday, and has already destroyed a bridge and flooded homes.

  Hurricane Michael leaves trail of destruction

Search and rescue crews continue to dig through the destruction left behind by Hurricane Michael.

Sky turns purple in Florida after Hurricane Michael passes

The skies in Florida turned a brilliant purple at sunset after Hurricane Michael passed through.

  Major Hurricane Michael making landfall near Panama City

A direct hit from the storm’s center in Florida is unavoidable and they will face major direct impacts. Meanwhile, South Mississippi will be spared the worst even though we'll be too close for comfort.

  Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 4 as it nears Florida coast

Mandatory evacuations were ordered in coastal and low-lying areas along the Panhandle, including at least four counties and parts of Panama City. Other locations in the state are under voluntary evacuation.

  Strengthening Hurricane Florence eyes Carolinas, 1 million ordered to evacuate

Forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to make landfall in the Carolinas as a dangerous category 4 hurricane by early Friday morning.

WOW! Astronaut takes photo showing power of Hurricane Florence from space

Hurricane Florence is currently a powerful Category 4 hurricane and is expected to make a dangerous impact once it makes landfall along the coast of the southeast U.S. later this week.

Tropical depression or storm possible in Gulf as three hurricanes churn in Atlantic

While it’s not common during hurricane season, this is the time of year we would expect to see this much activity, hence why it’s the peak of the season.

Isaac becomes 3rd hurricane sweeping through Atlantic

Hurricane Isaac is the fifth hurricane of the season, three of which are currently in the Atlantic.

Tropical Storm Helene, 8th named storm of season, forms in Atlantic

Three storms, two of which are named, are currently spinning in the Atlantic.

Friday forecast: Fewer showers expected

Today brings hit-or-miss showers and thunderstorms will develop across the area.

  Wildfires burning in Canada and northwest US causing hazy skies in South Mississippi

Skies in South Mississippi have been hazy over the past few days due to smoke, high in the atmosphere passing over the region.