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1131 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For HARRISON County
1100 AM CST SUN FEB 18 2018
GULFPORT       CLOUDY    68  63  84 SE7       30.22F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1100am CST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 53 degrees north, near 52 degrees central, and near 67 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Winds are from the east at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 5 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 68 degrees at Pascagoula and Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 49 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 HARRISON County,MS

432 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Patchy fog will persist through mid morning. Be prepared for 
sudden changes in visibility along area roadways. Expect fog to 
dissipate completely by late morning.

Minor river flooding is occurring along the lower Pearl River 
near Bogalusa and near the town of Pearl River.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms will be possible starting Tuesday afternoon and
continuing each day through Friday. Severe weather is not 
expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HARRISON County, MS
339 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

TODAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 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 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        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 February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.270000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:40 EST Set 18:50 EST
Transit Meridian 13:14 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EST Ends 19:14 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

FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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