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1031 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For HOLMES County
1100 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018
GREENVILLE     FAIR      85  74  69 VRB3      30.02R HX  92           
OLIVE BRANCH   MOSUNNY   86  79  79 CALM      30.02S HX  99           
TUNICA           N/A     86  73  66 SW3       30.02S HX  93           
WINONA         FAIR      84  77  79 S3        30.03F HX  93           

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1100am CDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 87 degrees north, near 78 degrees central, and near 86 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, light rain central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 77 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 88 degrees at Pascagoula. The lowest temperature is 75 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 HOLMES County,MS

1019 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

 DAY ONE  The rest of Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

High temperatures from the mid 90s to near 100 will combine with 
high humidity levels to produce heat indices of 105 to 110 each 
afternoon from Thursday through next Monday. The highest heat
index values are expected along and west of the Mississippi river.
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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 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HOLMES County, MS
1159 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

REST OF TODAY
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the late morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. The chance of rain 60 percent. Highest heat index readings 100 to 102.

TONIGHT
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable. The chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. The chance of rain 40 percent. Highest heat index readings 100 to 102.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. East winds around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s.

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

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

MONDAY
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 22-26    JUL 24-30    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

Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.020000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:06 EDT Set 21:07 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:06 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:40 EDT Ends 21:34 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 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
...1941...
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
(David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)


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