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1242 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For LOWNDES County
100 PM CDT MON MAR 19 2018

CORINTH        CLOUDY    61  59  94 SE12      29.61F                  
GOLDN TRIANGLE   N/A     67  66  97 S8        29.67F                  
STARKVILLE     CLOUDY    66  64  94 S7        29.67F                  
TUPELO         CLOUDY    67  63  87 SE15      29.62F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  56; 6HR MAX TEMP:  67; 6HR PCP:  0.02;                

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Monday March 19, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 98%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph with gusts at 23 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 80 degrees at McComb. The lowest temperature is 67 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 LOWNDES County,MS

1156 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today

THREAT  Slight
TIMING  This afternoon

Severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon into early
evening. Golfball size hail and damaging wind gusts to 60 mph may
occur with these storms. A tornado, also, cannot be ruled out.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

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 today.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LOWNDES County, MS
1229 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures nearly steady in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Breezy, cooler. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

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

Sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly 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 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 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

Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year

Declination -0.150000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:05 EDT Set 19:12 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:08 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:42 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

Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for
the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel)
Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado
between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many
livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground.
Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The
Weather Channel)
The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill
received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David

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