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1236 PM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For CALHOUN County
1200 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE LGT RAIN  74  73  97 S7        29.98F                  
STARKVILLE     CLOUDY    77  73  88 SE7       29.99F                  
TUPELO         FAIR      82  73  74 S9G18     29.95F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Thursday July 19, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 85 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 99 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph with gusts at 18 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph 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 91 degrees at Greenville. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at Columbus AFB.


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 CALHOUN County,MS

1209 PM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

A Heat Advisory is in effect for areas along and west of the 
Mississippi river this afternoon. Heat Indices will range from 
105 to 109F today. 

In addition, there is a Slight Risk for severe storms this
afternoon and this evening for areas west of the Mississippi River.
There is a Marginal Risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon
and this evening over the remainder of the Mid-South. Damaging 
winds and heavy rainfall are the main threats.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

Heat indices may exceed 105 degrees across most of the Mid-South 
on Friday. A Heat Advisory will likely be needed. 

There is a Marginal Risk for severe weather across portions of 
west Tennessee on Friday. The primary hazard will be damaging 
wind. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CALHOUN County, MS
1043 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index readings as high as 101 to 106.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 70.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 90.

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

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

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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 
                   JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        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

Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.660000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:07 EDT Set 21:06 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:07 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:41 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 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1886...
A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage
from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or 
above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record.
...1960...
Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of
102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the
high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the
entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel)
...1974...
A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain
washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City
AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down
a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1977...
Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern
Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour
period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in
widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten
feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million
dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33
degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and
evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New
Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and
caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New
York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red
Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures
continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff
and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50
inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash
flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in
Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight
cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the
date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ
with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was
the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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