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926 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAY County
1100 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE FAIR      77  75  93 SE5       30.04S                  
STARKVILLE     FAIR      73  73 100 CALM      30.04S FOG              
TUPELO         FAIR      74  71  91 SE6       30.01F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Vicksburg. The lowest temperature is 74 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 CLAY County,MS

310 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Monday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT  Limited
TIMING  Monday

Highs temperatures in the low to mid 90s will combine with high 
humidity to result in heat index values near 105 degrees again 
Monday. Precautions should be taken to avoid strenuous outdoor 
activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat stress. Stay 
hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday night through Saturday

Highs temperatures in the low to mid 90s will combine with high 
humidity to result in heat index values near 105 degrees again 
Tuesday. Precautions should be taken to avoid strenuous outdoor 
activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat stress. Stay 
hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/2.png)

 SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT  
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 CLAY County, MS
912 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent. Heat index readings 100 to 105.

MONDAY NIGHT
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s.

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
                          MISSISSIPPI                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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 July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:06 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:06 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 21:34 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 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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