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545 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...DANGEROUS HEAT STRESS CONTINUES, WITH SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE 
TONIGHT...

.UPDATE...
Updated for 12Z aviation discussion

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Regional Hourly Observations For ADAMS County
1000 AM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018
MCCOMB         FAIR      85  75  72 SW6       29.99S HX  93           
NATCHEZ        FAIR      87  78  74 W7        29.99S HX 100           
PINE BELT      FAIR      85  77  77 W5        29.99F HX  95           

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1000am CDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 86 degrees central, and near 82 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 98 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 92 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 88 degrees at Jackson Hawkins Field. The lowest temperature is 82 degrees at Biloxi.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ADAMS County,MS

1012 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT  Elevated
TIMING  Today

High temperatures from the mid to upper 90s will combine with 
high humidity levels to produce heat indices ranging from 105 to 
110 degrees this afternoon. Precautions should be taken to avoid 
strenuous outdoor activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat 
stress. Stay hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

High temperatures from the mid to upper 90s will combine with 
high humidity levels to produce heat indices 105 to 110 each
afternoon through Monday. Precautions should be taken to avoid 
strenuous outdoor activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat 
stress. Stay hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

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 SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT  
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Thursday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ADAMS County, MS
928 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018


HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index readings around 110.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 110 in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY
Sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
                          MISSISSIPPI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:08 EDT Set 21:06 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:07 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:42 EDT Ends 21:32 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky