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654 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For LEAKE County

SWR not available
Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday March 18, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 58 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 48 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. Winds are from the north at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 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 73 degrees at McComb. The lowest temperature is 58 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 LEAKE County,MS

423 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight and Monday

THREAT  Marginal
TIMING  Tonight through Monday

An isolated severe thunderstorm or two will be possible overnight
and again on Monday. The main threats with any severe storm that 
may develop will be damaging winds, tornadoes and large hail. 


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday night through Saturday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

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 tonight 
through Monday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LEAKE County, MS
559 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. The chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then mostly sunny with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Chance of light rain in the morning, then a slight chance of light rain in the afternoon. Cloudy. Much cooler. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly clear. Colder. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

Partly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the mid 50s.

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

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 
                   MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     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

Sunday March 18, 2018 the 77th Day of Year

Declination -0.550000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:06 EDT Set 19:11 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:08 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 EDT Ends 19:35 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

The great "Tri-State Tornado" occurred, the most deadly tornado in U.S.
history. The tornado claimed 695 lives (including 234 at Murphysboro IL and
148 at West Frankfort IL), and caused seventeen million dollars property
damage. It cut a swath of destruction 219 miles long and as much as a mile
wide from east central Missouri to southern Indiana between 1 PM and 4 PM.
The tornado leveled a school in West Frankfort IL, and picked up sixteen
students setting them down unharmed 150 yards away. Seven other tornadoes
claimed an additional 97 lives that day. (David Ludlum)
High winds accompanied a low pressure system from the Rocky Mountains to
the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 100 mph at Hastings NE, and reached 115
mph at Hays KS. High winds caused two million dollars damage in Kansas.
Fire burned 50,000 forest acres in eastern Oklahoma. (17th-19th) (The
Weather Channel)

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