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Regional Hourly Observations For HINDS County
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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 41 degrees at Tupelo and 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For HINDS County,MS
343 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Tonight and Wednesday The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday night through Monday Widespread frost is expected late tomorrow night and into Thursday morning over northeastern portions of central Mississippi. In these areas some damage to unprotected sensitive vegetation is expected. Elsewhere across central Mississippi a more patchy and lighter frost is expected early Thursday morning where damage to unprotected sensitive vegetation is still possible. (www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.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 Monday.
7-Day Forecast For HINDS County, MS
312 AM CDT Wed Mar 21 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 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above 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
Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.630000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:02 EDT Set 19:13 EDT Transit Meridian 13:07 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 19:37 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 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky