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558 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For CALHOUN County
500 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017
GOLDN TRIANGLE RAIN      45  38  76 VRB5      30.20R                  
STARKVILLE     HVY RAIN  43  39  87 CALM      30.18R                  
TUPELO         RAIN      40  36  86 N7        30.18R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 500am CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 53 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are rain north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are from the west at 7 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 40 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 CALHOUN County,MS

447 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

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 CALHOUN County, MS
307 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Rain in the morning, then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A 50 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Rain. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows around 40. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY
Cooler. A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy in the morning
then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

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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 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:56 EST Set 17:58 EST
Transit Meridian 12:57 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EST Ends 18:25 EST

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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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