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Storms sweep through central Mississippi

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Our chance of rain over the next 12 hours is up to 90% or above, so keep the umbrella handy. Our chance of rain over the next 12 hours is up to 90% or above, so keep the umbrella handy.
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Heavy rain across central Mississippi is making the roads slick Wednesday morning, especially along the Waterworks Curve, so allow for extra time for the morning commute. The rain will continue to stick around throughout the entire day and into the night.

Our chance of rain over the next 12 hours is up to 90% or above, so keep the umbrella handy. Temperatures will climb to the mid to upper 70s with winds ESE 10-15 mph.

Bookmark the Interactive Radar on your computer or tablet to track the heavy showers moving through the central Mississippi area over the next few days.

Wednesday night the scattered showers will continue to push from the south to the north with some areas receiving a brief, heavy rainfall. We'll maintain a 70% chance of showers during the evening hours. Temperatures are expected to drop into the lower 60s.

The First Alert Weather Team will warn you if severe weather is headed toward your neighborhood through the First Alert mobile app. Download it to your smartphone to track the rain, be prepared for disruptive weather and get your extended 10 day forecast.

The rain continues into Thursday during the early morning hours, making for some puddles and wet roads once again. Showers are likely and will bring a chance of thunderstorms with cloudy skies during the afternoon hours. Highs will be in the lower 70s with winds east 10-15 mph.

We'll have a 70% chance of rain throughout the day Thursday, with another 60% chance of rain continuing on Friday. See how your weekend forecast is shaping up.

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