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Regional Hourly Observations For CHICKASAW County
200 AM CDT WED MAR 21 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE CLOUDY 44 40 85 W3 29.95S STARKVILLE CLOUDY 39 39 100 CALM 29.95S TUPELO CLOUDY 43 37 79 N5 29.94R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 43 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 52 degrees at Vicksburg. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at Tupelo, Pinebelt, and Meridian Naval Air Station.
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 CHICKASAW County,MS
229 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight A Freeze Warning is in effect for late tonight across portions of West Tennessee. A Frost Advisory is in effect for much of West Tennessee, North Mississippi the Missouri Bootheel and Northeast Arkansas. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A frost or light freeze is possible again Thursday morning across portions of the Mid-South, mainly near the Tennessee River. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CHICKASAW County, MS
941 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 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
Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.630000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:02 EDT Set 19:13 EDT Transit Meridian 13:07 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 19:37 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 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky