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  • Fall is going to begin on a sunny, dry, and comfortable note.  No rain is expected until the upcoming weekend.

    Forecast: Sunny & Comfy Start to Fall

    Fall is going to begin on a sunny, dry, and comfortable note. No rain is expected until the upcoming weekend.
  • Earlier this month we talked to a class of second graders at Heritage Academy. We asked them to write down their weather questions. Caitlin Craven's asked this one, "What is virga?"

    Virga, How It Forms

    Earlier this month we talked to a class of second graders at Heritage Academy. We asked them to write down their weather questions. Caitlin Craven's asked this one, "What is virga?"
  • Tornadoes are no stranger to Mississippi and west Alabama. And because we've had so many, some refer to this region of the country as Dixie Alley. We took this question to Meteorology Professor Dr. GRADY Dixon at Mississippi State University, who clears the air.

    Dixie Alley, Does it Exist?

    Tornadoes are no stranger to Mississippi and west Alabama. And because we've had so many, some refer to this region of the country as Dixie Alley. We took this question to Meteorology Professor Dr. GRADY Dixon at Mississippi State University, who clears the air.
  • Drought conditions are developing across northeast Mississippi. A quiet hurricane season is part to blame.

    So Far Quiet Hurricane Season

    Drought conditions are developing across northeast Mississippi. A quiet hurricane season is part to blame.
  • Meteorologist now have the technology to detect flying debris with advanced radars that use dual pole technology.

    Dual Pole Radar

    Meteorologist now have the technology to detect flying debris with advanced radars that use dual pole technology.
  • Saturday: Look forward to lots of sunshine and high temperatures in the low to mid 80s. Conditions will be great for tailgating before the big Ole Miss / Alabama game in Tuscaloosa or for any other outdoor activity your may have planned.

    Weekend Forecast: Sunny Ahead of Cold Front

    Saturday: Look forward to lots of sunshine and high temperatures in the low to mid 80s. Conditions will be great for tailgating before the big Ole Miss / Alabama game in Tuscaloosa or for any other outdoor activity your may have planned.