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1217 AM CDT Wed Oct 24 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For BENTON County
1200 AM CDT WED OCT 24 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE FOG       46  46 100 CALM      30.21F VSB 3/4          
STARKVILLE     FAIR      45  34  65 CALM      30.22F                  
TUPELO         FAIR      48  45  89 CALM      30.22F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 58 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Greenville.


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 BENTON County,MS

325 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BENTON County, MS
917 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the evening
then clearing. Lows in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny in the morning
then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening
then clearing. Lows in the mid 40s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs around 60.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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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 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above                                            
 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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:12 EDT Set 19:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:48 EDT Ends 19:42 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 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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