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706 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For TUNICA County
800 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018
GREENWOOD      MOCLDY    65  63  93 CALM      30.13R                  
GREENVILLE     CLOUDY    69  58  67 E3        30.12R                  
OLIVE BRANCH   CLOUDY    64  48  55 S5        30.12S                  
OXFORD         CLOUDY    63  59  88 CALM      30.14S                  
TUNICA           N/A     63  52  67 CALM      30.13S                  
WINONA         MOCLDY    64  64  98 CALM      30.13R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 800pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 65 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Tupelo and Greenwood.


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 TUNICA County,MS

337 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Portions of the Mid-South may see their first frost of the year 
possibly Sunday or especially Monday morning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For TUNICA County, MS
326 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning
then clearing. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cooler, clear. Lows around 40. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Partly 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 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:08 EDT Set 19:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:44 EDT Ends 19:47 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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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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