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635 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For GRENADA County
700 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
6HR MIN TEMP:  89; 6HR MAX TEMP:  95;                                

GREENVILLE     FAIR      93  71  48 SW5       29.93S HX 100           
6HR MIN TEMP:  92; 6HR MAX TEMP:  96;                                

OLIVE BRANCH   PTSUNNY   84  79  84 S10       29.96R HX  96           
OXFORD         FAIR      77  73  88 VRB7      30.00S                  
TUNICA           N/A     88  73  62 SE12      29.95R HX  96           
WINONA         MOCLDY    77  76  94 CALM      30.00R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 83 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 10 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 93 degrees at Greenville. The lowest temperature is 71 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 GRENADA 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 GRENADA County, MS
559 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018


HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

TONIGHT
Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly 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 40 percent. Heat index readings 101 to 106.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 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 5 to 10 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. East 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 in the lower 70s.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 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 40 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.

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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 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   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

Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 07:05 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:06 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 21:35 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 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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