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935 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For LAFAYETTE County
1200 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018
GREENWOOD      FAIR      71  68  90 CALM      30.03S                  
GREENVILLE     FAIR      75  72  90 CALM      30.01F                  
TUNICA           N/A     72  68  88 NE3       30.03S                  
WINONA         FAIR      68  68 100 CALM      30.04S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph 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 75 degrees at Natchez, Gulfport, and Greenville. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Pinebelt.


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 LAFAYETTE County,MS

843 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, mainly 
during the afternoon hours.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LAFAYETTE County, MS
840 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Patchy fog after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

WEDNESDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. 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 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.770000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 20:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:57 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 21:24 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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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