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854 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WET PATTERN LINING UP FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK...

.UPDATE...
Updated for evening discussion.

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Regional Hourly Observations For COVINGTON County
900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
MCCOMB         MOCLDY    71  65  81 SE12      30.13R                  
NATCHEZ        FAIR      73  63  70 SE12      30.10R                  
PINE BELT      FAIR      71  65  81 S12       30.17R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 12 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 73 degrees at Vicksburg and Natchez. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Columbus AFB.


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

404 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Tuesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday night through Sunday

Flash flooding and river flooding are possible across southeast 
Arkansas, portions of northeast Louisiana, and the Mississippi 
Delta Wednesday into Thursday and again this weekend. Total 
rainfall of two to four inches is expected, with locally higher 
amounts possible.

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 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 Sunday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For COVINGTON County, MS
843 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers during the mid and late evening, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers in the evening, then cloudy with chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. The chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 80.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

SUNDAY
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

MONDAY
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.910000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:39 EST Set 18:51 EST
Transit Meridian 13:14 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:15 EST Ends 19:15 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

FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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