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548 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
900 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018
MCCOMB         FAIR      83  72  69 NW7       30.06R                  
NATCHEZ        FAIR      80  75  84 SW3       30.06F                  
PINE BELT      FAIR      83  76  79 CALM      30.06S HX  91           

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 900am CDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 80 degrees north, near 82 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 degrees at Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 80 degrees at Tupelo, Natchez, Greenville, and Biloxi.


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 PIKE County,MS

500 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop from
late morning through the afternoon hours today. The highest risk
of thunderstorms will mainly be along and south of the I-10
corridor. The strongest thunderstorms could produce frequent
lightning strikes, gusty winds, and brief heavy rainfall.  

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

Scattered thunderstorms are expected each day during the period.
A few storms could become strong each day, producing gusty winds,
frequent lightning and brief heavy rainfall.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, MS
423 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018

TODAY
Sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s. West winds to 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds to 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds to 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds to 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds to 5 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
                          MISSISSIPPI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 20-24    AUG 22-28    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     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

Wednesday August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.740000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:25 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:01 EDT Ends 21:09 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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AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1787...
Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and
New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1946...
Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours.
(The Weather Channel)
...1967...
The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50
mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires,
and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk
Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire
produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant
trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe
weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with
Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west
central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person
and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced
softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern
U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA
and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100
degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot
spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight
straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph
at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail
around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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