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Regional Hourly Observations For UNION County
1200 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE LGT RAIN 74 73 97 S7 29.98F STARKVILLE CLOUDY 77 73 88 SE7 29.99F TUPELO FAIR 82 73 74 S9G18 29.95F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Thursday July 19, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 85 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 99 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph with gusts at 18 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph 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 91 degrees at Greenville. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at Columbus AFB.
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
1209 PM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight A Heat Advisory is in effect for areas along and west of the Mississippi river this afternoon. Heat Indices will range from 105 to 109F today. In addition, there is a Slight Risk for severe storms this afternoon and this evening for areas west of the Mississippi River. There is a Marginal Risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening over the remainder of the Mid-South. Damaging winds and heavy rainfall are the main threats. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Heat indices may exceed 105 degrees across most of the Mid-South on Friday. A Heat Advisory will likely be needed. There is a Marginal Risk for severe weather across portions of west Tennessee on Friday. The primary hazard will be damaging wind. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For UNION County, MS
1043 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Below Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.660000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 07:07 EDT Set 21:06 EDT Transit Meridian 14:07 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:41 EDT Ends 21:32 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
/////////////////////////// JULY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1886... A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum) ...1901... Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record. ...1960... Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of 102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1974... A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1977... Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33 degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50 inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky