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1155 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017


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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROLL County
1200 AM CST MON DEC 18 2017
GREENWOOD      CLOUDY    50  50 100 CALM      30.14S FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  50; 6HR MAX TEMP:  51;                                

GREENVILLE     CLOUDY    47  46  97 CALM      30.14S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                

TUNICA           N/A    N/A N/A N/A SW5       30.16R                  
WINONA         CLOUDY    50  50 100 CALM      30.14S FOG              

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200am CST, Monday December 18, 2017

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fog north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Visibility is less than one mile north. Winds are calm north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Winds are from the north at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 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 65 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 CARROLL County,MS

514 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Monday

THREAT  Elevated
TIMING  Tonight through 9 AM Monday

Areas of fog developing this evening are expected to reduce
visibilities through early tomorrow morning. Visibilities may be
reduced down to a quarter mile or less at times.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday night through Saturday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Saturday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CARROLL County, MS
1244 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017


Areas of dense fog. Patchy drizzle. Cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds.

Areas of dense fog in the morning. Patchy drizzle in the morning. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

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

Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. The chance of rain 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. The chance of rain 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the lower 40s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the lower 50s.

Showers likely. Cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers likely. Cloudy, cooler. Lows in the lower 40s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Cooler. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        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

Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

Declination -23.410000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:57 EST Set 17:59 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

A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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