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1137 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For COVINGTON County
1200 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018

LAUREL         FAIR      63  41  45 W3        30.26F                  
MCCOMB         FAIR      64  38  38 SE5       30.24F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  64;                                

NATCHEZ        FAIR      62  38  40 CALM      30.24F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  62;                                

PINE BELT      FAIR      63  44  50 CALM      30.25F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  34; 6HR MAX TEMP:  64;                                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 65 degrees north, near 63 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the south at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 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 66 degrees at Pascagoula, Meridian Naval Air Station, and Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 62 degrees at Natchez and 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 COVINGTON County,MS

413 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

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 Friday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For COVINGTON County, MS
958 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 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 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  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

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 17:59 EST
Transit Meridian 12:45 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:07 EST Ends 18:24 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

NOVEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1869...
Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1927...
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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