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Regional Hourly Observations For HARRISON County
1200 PM CDT SUN MAY 27 2018
GULFPORT       FAIR      86  69  56 NE10      29.83F HX  90           

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Sunday May 27, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 84 degrees north, near 82 degrees central, and near 86 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The heat index is near 90 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 degrees at Pascagoula, Gulfport, and Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 81 degrees at Natchez.


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 HARRISON County,MS

1114 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Jackson County. 

Small Craft Advisories are in effect for the sounds and open
waters of the Gulf of Mexico. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Jackson County through 
Tuesday.

Small Craft Advisories are in effect through Monday for the sounds
and open waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HARRISON County, MS
952 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 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 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     Normal     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

Sunday May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.460000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:56 EDT Set 21:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:57 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:30 EDT Ends 21:26 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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MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

...1873...
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

...1987...
Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

...1995...
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

...1996...
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)



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