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1212 PM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For JASPER 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 1200pm CST, Monday December 18, 2017

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 55 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are variable at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 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 70 degrees at Pascagoula. The lowest temperature is 47 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 JASPER County,MS

1014 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

 DAY ONE  The rest of Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

There will be a marginal threat of severe weather late Tuesday
night through early Wednesday morning as storms develop 
throughout the region. The main threat with any severe storms that
may develop will be damaging wind gusts.

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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 may be needed for portions of the region Tuesday 
through Wednesday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JASPER County, MS
1013 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

REST OF TODAY
Patchy fog in the late morning. Chance of light rain in the late morning, then a slight chance of light rain in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds. The chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight. Temperatures nearly steady in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds.

TUESDAY
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly sunny with slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Cooler. Highs in the lower 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

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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 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below      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

Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.410000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:57 EST Set 17:59 EST
Transit Meridian 12:57 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EST Ends 18:25 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

DECEMBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1957...
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1984...
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
...1986...
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1989...
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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