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550 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

Updated for 12Z aviation discussion. Also made a few slight
adjustments to temps and dewpoints in the near-term based on
trends in observations.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LAFAYETTE County
900 AM CST FRI NOV 16 2018
GREENWOOD      FAIR      46  36  68 S10       30.23R                  
GREENVILLE     FAIR      46  37  71 SW7       30.21R                  
OLIVE BRANCH   PTSUNNY   43  36  75 SW6       30.17S                  
OXFORD         FAIR      43  32  65 SW7       30.20S                  
TUNICA           N/A     41  34  75 SW7       30.20S                  
WINONA         FAIR      41  35  79 SW3       30.23R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 900am CST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees north. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 50 degrees at McComb and Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 38 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 LAFAYETTE County,MS

408 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LAFAYETTE County, MS
334 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds around 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Mostly clear in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

A 20 percent chance of rain in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      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

Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

Declination -18.970000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:31 EST Set 18:00 EST
Transit Meridian 12:45 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 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

Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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