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Regional Hourly Observations For WINSTON County
1000 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018
GOLDN TRIANGLE FAIR 78 71 79 S9 30.11R STARKVILLE LGT RAIN 75 72 88 S7 30.13R TUPELO FAIR 79 72 79 E6 30.09R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Thursday August 16, 2018
Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 78 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 92 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Gulfport. The lowest temperature is 75 degrees at McComb.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WINSTON County,MS
708 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 DAY ONE Tonight through Friday night SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREATMarginal TIMING Friday into Friday night Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible for locations mainly north of the Interstate Twenty corridor Friday into Friday evening. The main risk with any severe storms will be damaging wind gusts. (https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/3.png) DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Wednesday The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and emergency management personnel in support of severe weather operations may be needed for portions of the region Friday through Friday night.
7-Day Forecast For WINSTON County, MS
859 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Mississippi
MISSISSIPPI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 22-26 AUG 24-30 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... 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 August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.420000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:26 EDT Set 20:43 EDT Transit Meridian 14:04 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:01 EDT Ends 21:08 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
........................ AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1777... The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum) ...1909... A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather Channel) ...1916... Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons. Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI. Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD. Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60 inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky