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1226 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For JONES County
300 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018
MCCOMB         FAIR      62  51  67 VRB5      30.26F                  
NATCHEZ        CLOUDY    58  51  78 VRB6      30.30F                  
PINE BELT      CLOUDY    60  52  74 N9        30.28F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Thursday October 18, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 59 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 14 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 65 degrees at Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 54 degrees at Greenwood.


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 JONES County,MS

326 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday night through Tuesday

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 Tuesday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JONES County, MS
1244 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018

OVERNIGHT
Partly cloudy during the late evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Cooler. Highs in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

MONDAY
Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 70.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Warmer. Lows in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

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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 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        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

Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.960000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:07 EDT Set 19:24 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:43 EDT Ends 19:48 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 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1906...
A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
...1910...
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
...1930...
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)


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