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Regional Hourly Observations For LEFLORE County
1100 PM CDT FRI MAR 16 2018
GREENWOOD CLOUDY 63 61 93 S12 29.93R GREENVILLE CLOUDY 64 61 90 S13 29.89R OXFORD CLOUDY 59 57 94 S13G18 29.94F TUNICA N/A 59 59 100 SE16 29.90S FOG WINONA CLOUDY 60 60 100 S8 29.95R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Friday March 16, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 63 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Natchez. The lowest temperature is 60 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEFLORE County,MS
325 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018 DAY ONE Tonight and Saturday The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday night through Thursday Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail, and tornadoes are possible Sunday and Monday. (www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image3.png) Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will be possible Sunday and Monday, which may result in flash flooding or additional river flooding across much of the area. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts. (www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png) SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT 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 today through tonight and Sunday through Monday. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT 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 Sunday through Monday.
7-Day Forecast For LEFLORE County, MS
859 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 22-26 MAR 24-30 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Above Normal Above Precipitation: Normal Above Above Normal .... 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
Saturday March 17, 2018 the 76th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.940000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:08 EDT Set 19:11 EDT Transit Meridian 13:08 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:44 EDT Ends 19:34 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
MARCH 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1892... A winter storm in southwestern and central Tennessee produced 26 inches of snow at Riddleton, and 18.5 inches at Memphis. It was the deepest snow of record for those areas. (David Ludlum) ...1900... Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling Green 16. (NWS Louisville, KY) ...1906... The temperature at Snake River WY dipped to 50 degrees below zero, a record for the U.S. for the month of March. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1987... A powerful spring storm produced severe thunderstorms over the Central Gulf Coast States, and heavy snow in the High Plains Region. A tornado caused three million dollars damage at Natchez MS, and six inches of rain in five hours caused five million dollars damage at Vicksburg MS. Cactus TX received 10 inches of snow. Western Kansas reported blizzard conditions. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky