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956 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For AMITE County
900 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018
MCCOMB         FAIR      72  66  81 CALM      30.11S                  
NATCHEZ        FAIR      71  70  96 CALM      30.12R                  
PINE BELT      FAIR      70  68  93 CALM      30.13R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Tupelo.


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 AMITE County,MS

921 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Areas of fog are possible late tonight over land areas late
tonight. Otherwise, hazardous weather is not anticipated at this 
time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

The threat of widespread hazardous weather across land areas is 
low Saturday through Monday. Strong winds behind a cold front are
expected to produce hazardous wave conditions for small craft by
late Saturday evening and continuing through much of Sunday
across the marine area. 

A higher chance of thunderstorms is expected by late Monday night
and continuing through Thursday, particularly in coastal areas. A
few thunderstorms during those periods could produce frequent 
lightning, gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall which may lead 
to flooding in low lying and poor drainage areas.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For AMITE County, MS
344 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds to 5 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 70.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60.

THURSDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.

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

....  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 October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:08 EDT Set 19:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:44 EDT Ends 19:47 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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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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