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1059 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
100 AM CST THU DEC 14 2017
PASCAGOULA     PTCLDY    49  43  80 CALM      29.98F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 100am CST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 36 degrees at Meridian Key Field.


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

847 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is anticipated at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

Small Craft Advisory conditions may return on Friday. 

Thunderstorms are possible ahead of a cold front moving through
the area Sunday through Monday, especially south of Interstate 
10. A few storms may be strong. The situation will continue to be 
monitored over the next several days. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, MS
334 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds to 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds to 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. North winds to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds to 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming sunny. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 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 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:54 EST Set 17:57 EST
Transit Meridian 12:55 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:28 EST Ends 18:23 EST

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

DECEMBER 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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