A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For BENTON County
600 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE FAIR 64 36 35 N6 30.29S STARKVILLE FAIR 64 32 29 N7 30.30S TUPELO FAIR 63 28 26 N8 30.28S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 600pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 62 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 26%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 27%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the north at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at McComb. The lowest temperature is 62 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BENTON County,MS
326 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Heavy rainfall will be possible across the Mid-South beginning by middle to late next week. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For BENTON County, MS
325 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
TONIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.020000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:01 EDT Set 19:14 EDT Transit Meridian 13:07 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:38 EDT Ends 19:38 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
MARCH 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky