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556 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For YAZOO County

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Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Mississippi
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across Mississippi...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 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 81 degrees at Vicksburg. The lowest temperature is 66 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 YAZOO County,MS

426 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT  Elevated
TIMING  10 AM to 7 PM

The combination of heat and humidity today is expected to result
in maximum index values of 105 to 109 degrees. Precautions should
be taken to avoid strenuous outdoor activities. Check on those 
vulnerable to heat stress. Stay hydrated and wear light, loose 
fitted clothing.

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

High temperatures in the upper 90s to near 100 will combine with 
high humidity to produce heat indices at or above 105 each afternoon 
Thrusday through Sunday. Precautions should be taken to avoid 
strenuous outdoor activities. Check on those vulnerable to heat 
stress. Stay hydrated and wear light, loose fitted clothing.

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 SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT  
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Sunday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For YAZOO County, MS
543 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018


HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

TODAY
Mostly sunny with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds around 5 mph. The chance of rain 50 percent. Heat index readings 102 to 107.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. The chance of rain 60 percent. Heat index readings 100 to 105.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s.

SUNDAY
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

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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 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:06 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:06 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 21:34 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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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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