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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 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.
7-Day Forecast For JONES County, MS
1244 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Below Precipitation: Above Above .... 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
Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
////////////////////////// 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