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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
1200 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018
MCCOMB CLOUDY 72 69 90 SW5 30.03R NATCHEZ MOCLDY 74 69 85 SE5 30.00F PINE BELT FAIR 71 69 93 CALM 30.02F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday May 22, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near N/A degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near N/A%, and the dew point is near N/A degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the east at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 76 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Jackson International Airport.
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 PIKE County,MS
544 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018 DAY ONE Tonight Isolated thunderstorms over the area will come to an end by late this evening. Occasional lightning strikes and brief downpours can be expected from these isolated thunderstorms. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday Scattered thunderstorms are possible each daymainly in the afternoon hours. Widespread severe weather is not expected however an isolated strong to severe storm is possible. Main concern will be gusty winds, brief heavy rain, and occasional lightning. Waterspouts and tropical funnels will be possible in marine areas as the storms develop in the morning hours. From Wednesday onward into the Memorial Day Weekend, the overall weather pattern would favor the potential for heavy rainfall and possible flood threat due to an abundance of tropical moisture. There is a high degree of uncertainty on location and timing at this time. All interests should pay close attention to the weather developments throughout the week. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through Wednesday, but may be needed for flood monitoring later in the week.
7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, MS
853 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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
Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.580000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:58 EDT Set 20:57 EDT Transit Meridian 13:57 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 21:23 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
/////////////////////////////////////// MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1876... Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time record for that location. (The Weather Channel) ...1911... The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky