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515 PM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

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Regional Hourly Observations For LAWRENCE County
600 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019

LAUREL         CLOUDY    55  54  96 CALM      30.11F                  
MCCOMB         CLOUDY    59  54  83 SE8       30.08F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  58; 6HR MAX TEMP:  61;                                

NATCHEZ        FAIR      60  59  96 CALM      30.07S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  60; 6HR MAX TEMP:  67;                                

PINE BELT      CLOUDY    56  55  97 S3        30.12S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  51; 6HR MAX TEMP:  57; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi

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 LAWRENCE County,MS

322 PM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Friday

THREAT  Limited
TIMING  Tonight through Friday

Areas of fog are expected with patchy dense fog reducing the
visibility to 1/4 mile or less are possible this evening through
mid-morning on Friday.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday night through Wednesday

Isolated severe storms are possible Saturday morning through
midday for areas generally east of the Mississippi River. 
Damaging wind gusts will be the main threat, though a tornado 
cannot be ruled out. 


The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Saturday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LAWRENCE County, MS
543 PM CST Thu Jan 17 2019

A 20 percent chance of light rain in the evening. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of dense fog after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

Areas of dense fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

Slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Cloudy, breezy. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with higher gusts. The chance of rain 90 percent.

A 20 percent chance of light rain in the evening. Cloudy. Much colder. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Much colder. Highs in the lower 40s.

Clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

Sunny, warmer. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the mid 40s.

Showers likely. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

Showers likely. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. The chance of rain 60 percent.

Chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Cooler. Highs in the upper 40s. The chance of rain 40 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 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 
                   JAN 23-27 JAN 25-JAN 31    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below      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 January 17, 2019 the 17th Day of Year

Declination -20.580000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 18:20 EST
Transit Meridian 13:10 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:36 EST Ends 18:46 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

A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's
fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats
and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
(David Ludlum)
The mercury dipped to 17 degrees below zero at Millsboro DE to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
A single storm unloaded 77.5 inches of snow at Summit MT to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
Strong chinook winds caused severe wind damage in Boulder CO. Wind gusts to
118 mph was recorded on the roof of the Environmental Research Laboratories
(ERL), and a wind gust to 137 mph was measured atop the roof of the NCAR
building (in the southwest part of the city, 600 feet above ground level).
The high winds uprooted trees and damage roofs. (Storm Data)
A winter storm spread snow from the Southern Rockies into the Middle
Mississippi Valley and southwestern sections of the Great Lakes Region, and
freezing rain across Texas and oklahoma. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16
inches at Tulia TX, with 12 inches at Wellington KS. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A Pacific storm battered the southern coast of California. Winds gusting to
65 mph uprooted trees in San Diego. Los Angeles reported an all-time record
low baromteric pressure reading of 29.25 inches. (National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Strong chinook winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies gusted to 90
mph near Rollinsville CO, and reached 94 mph near Big Timber MT. Heavy snow
blanketed parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley, with eight inches reported
in Douglas County WI. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country reported record
high temperatures for the date. Record highs included 61 degrees at
Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms
produced large hail and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Bowling Green received 1.37" of liquid equivalent precipitation on January 
17, setting a new record for the date.  The old record was 1.25" set in 
1990. (Louisville NWS)

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