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100 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For WILKINSON County
1200 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018
MCCOMB         FAIR      73  68  84 CALM      30.11S                  
NATCHEZ        FAIR      69  68  96 CALM      30.11F                  
PINE BELT      FAIR      69  68  96 CALM      30.12S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 80%, 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 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Biloxi. The lowest temperature is 64 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 WILKINSON County,MS

921 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Areas of fog are possible late tonight over land areas late
tonight. Otherwise, hazardous weather is not anticipated at this 
time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

The threat of widespread hazardous weather across land areas is 
low Saturday through Monday. Strong winds behind a cold front are
expected to produce hazardous wave conditions for small craft by
late Saturday evening and continuing through much of Sunday
across the marine area. 

A higher chance of thunderstorms is expected by late Monday night
and continuing through Thursday, particularly in coastal areas. A
few thunderstorms during those periods could produce frequent 
lightning, gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall which may lead 
to flooding in low lying and poor drainage areas.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WILKINSON County, MS
344 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds to 5 mph shifting to the west after midnight.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds to 10 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then rain showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 70.

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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

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:08 EDT Set 19:22 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:45 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:45 EDT Ends 19:46 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 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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