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523 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For HANCOCK County
800 AM CDT TUE OCT 16 2018
GULFPORT       FOG       78  76  93 N5        30.06R VSB 3/4          

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 800am CDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 59 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the north at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 48 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 HANCOCK County,MS

645 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A marginal risk of flooding rainfall exists over the western half
of the area. A few storms could produce frequent lightning and 
locally heavy rainfall which may lead to flooding in low lying and
poor drainage areas.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected from late Friday night 
through Saturday. A few storms could produce frequent lightning 
and locally heavy rainfall which may lead to flooding in low lying
and poor drainage areas.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HANCOCK County, MS
459 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

TODAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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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 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.240000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:05 EDT Set 19:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:46 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:42 EDT Ends 19:50 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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OCTOBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
...1913...
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1925...
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
...1937...
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
...1987...
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)


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