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Regional Hourly Observations For FORREST County
1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018
NATCHEZ CLOUDY 74 61 63 S17G25 30.02F PINE BELT PTSUNNY 75 60 59 S13G22 30.07F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. Winds are from the south at 18 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 22 mph with gusts at 32 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Meridian Key Field. The lowest temperature is 69 degrees at 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 FORREST County,MS
611 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, hail and heavy rainfall are possible within the region on Wednesday. Tornadoes are also possible. This potential weather event is still several days away and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later forecasts. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. (https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png) SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and emergency management personnel in support of severe weather operations may be needed for portions of the region Wednesday.
7-Day Forecast For FORREST County, MS
1059 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Normal Above Precipitation: Above Below 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
Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.810000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:15 EDT Transit Meridian 13:06 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:35 EDT Ends 19:39 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 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a record. By late February of that year Kansas City had received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel) ...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado (unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of the homes' rugs a mile away. (NWS Louisville) ...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark County KY), where most of the destruction and the five fatalities probably occurred. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky