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523 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For LOWNDES County
600 AM CDT TUE OCT 16 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE CLOUDY    57  54  88 N10       30.18R                  
STARKVILLE     CLOUDY    55  52  88 N7        30.19S                  
TUPELO         CLOUDY    53  49  86 N15       30.21F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 600am CDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 53 degrees north, near 60 degrees central, and near 77 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 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the north at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Pascagoula, Gulfport, and Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 48 degrees at Greenville.


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 LOWNDES County,MS

358 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT  Limited
TIMING  Today

Flash flooding will be possible today as heavy rain develops 
later this morning. Rainfall amounts from one to three inches 
will be common with locally higher amounts possible.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT  
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Monday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LOWNDES County, MS
544 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

TODAY
Light rain likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then light rain and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 80 percent.

TONIGHT
Light rain likely in the evening, then a chance of light rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
A 20 percent chance of light rain in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 70. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. The chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

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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 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.240000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:05 EDT Set 19:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:46 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:42 EDT Ends 19:50 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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OCTOBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
...1913...
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1925...
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
...1937...
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
...1987...
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)


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