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956 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For JEFFERSON County
1100 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018
MCCOMB         FAIR      71  66  84 CALM      30.11F                  
NATCHEZ        MOCLDY    69  68  96 CALM      30.12S                  
PINE BELT      FAIR      70  68  93 CALM      30.12F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 98%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 64 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JEFFERSON County,MS

303 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Saturday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday night through Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 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 Thursday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JEFFERSON County, MS
958 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Partly cloudy during the mid and late evening then becoming cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds.

SATURDAY
Rain likely in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear. Cooler. Lows around 50. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Warmer. Lows in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. The chance of rain 30 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. The chance of rain 40 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 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 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:08 EDT Set 19:22 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:45 EDT Ends 19:46 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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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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