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Regional Hourly Observations For COVINGTON County
1200 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018
NATCHEZ        MOCLDY    75  72  90 CALM      30.05F                  
PINE BELT      FAIR      70  69  97 CALM      30.05F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 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 75 degrees at Natchez, Gulfport, and Greenville. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Pinebelt.


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 COVINGTON County,MS

230 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Wednesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday night through Monday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 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 Monday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For COVINGTON County, MS
1212 AM CDT Wed May 23 2018

OVERNIGHT
Patchy fog after midnight. Mostly cloudy during the late evening then becoming partly cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds.

WEDNESDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. The chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

THURSDAY
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. The chance of rain 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. The chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. The chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. The chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. The chance of rain 80 percent.

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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 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.770000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 20:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:57 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 21:24 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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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