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606 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...DENSE FOG WILL BE A CONCERN THROUGH THE NIGHT...

.UPDATE...
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Regional Hourly Observations For UNION County
600 PM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

CORINTH        CLOUDY    48  46  93 CALM      30.13R FOG              
GOLDN TRIANGLE CLOUDY    50  49  96 CALM      30.14R FOG              
STARKVILLE     CLOUDY    50  48  93 CALM      30.14R FOG              
TUPELO         CLOUDY    47  45  93 CALM      30.13R FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  46; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 600pm CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 47 degrees north, near 60 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. There is patchy fog north and central. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 7 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 67 degrees at Pascagoula. The lowest temperature is 47 degrees at Tupelo and Greenville.


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 UNION County,MS

447 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For UNION County, MS
326 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph becoming light and variable.

MONDAY
Cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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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 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below      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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:56 EST Set 17:58 EST
Transit Meridian 12:57 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EST Ends 18:25 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 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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