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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
GULFPORT FAIR 65 46 50 NW16G26 29.79S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 50 degrees north, near 52 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. Winds are from the west at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 24 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Pascagoula. The lowest temperature is 50 degrees at Tupelo.
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 JACKSON County,MS
1116 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for all of the coastal waters through tonight. Strong offshore flow and hazardous seas can be expected. Flood warnings continue along the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers. Refer to the latest river flood statements for details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A Small Craft Advisory will continue through Wednesday morning due to continued strong offshore flow and hazardous seas. Flood warnings will continue along the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers. Refer to the latest river flood statements for details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not requested.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, MS
1041 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 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 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above 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
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:04 EDT Set 19:13 EDT Transit Meridian 13:07 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:40 EDT Ends 19:36 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 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky