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654 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For PERRY County
700 PM CDT SUN MAR 18 2018
LAUREL         CLOUDY    70  67  89 SE3       29.80F                  
MCCOMB         FAIR      73  67  81 CALM      29.78F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  68; 6HR MAX TEMP:  75; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

NATCHEZ        FAIR      72  65  78 N5        29.78F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  74;                                

PINE BELT      FAIR      70  67  90 E5        29.80F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  73; 6HR PCP:  0.05;                

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 PERRY County,MS

943 AM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Scattered to occasionally numerous showers and thunderstorms are
expected across the region today, mainly this afternoon and evening,
and especially over interior sections of the forecast area roughly 
north of a Lucedale to Bay Minette to Crestview line. Some of the 
storms that develop could become severe with damaging winds being 
the primary threat, although some large hail and an isolated tornado
is not out of the question. The storms will continue into the late 
evening hours before decreasing in coverage and intensity overnight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Showers and thunderstorms will redevelop and continue to be a
possibility across the region Monday and Monday evening. Some of the
storms could again become severe, especially along and northeast of 
a Camden to Andalusia line. Storms will again be capable of producing
large hail, damaging winds and perhaps an isolated tornado.


Emergency management and spotter activation may be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For PERRY County, MS
358 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy dense fog through the night. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog through the day. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Cooler. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

Clear. Lows around 40.

Sunny. Highs around 70.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows around 60.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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