Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 74 and it feels like 74. Highs will continue to range between 92 and 97 with lows between 67 and 72. There is a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms next Thursday, a slight chance of rain next Friday, and a 50% chance of AM thunderstorms next Saturday. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 76 and it feels like 76. Todays high is 93 with a low of 68. Fridays high is 93.

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map_specnewsdct-100_ltst_4namus_enus_650x366 101Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. There is no threat of organized or significant severe weather in the long range.

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98ewbg 141 fill_94qwbg 307 p120i 308 p168i 307 hazards_d3_7_contours_home 287 probhazards_d8_14_contours 73Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1a) Marginal Risk of severe weather today across the Southeast and Central Gulf States. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1b) Marginal Risk of severe weather today from New England to part of the Mid-Atlantic States. Main threat: damaging winds. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather tomorrow over portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi Valley. Main threats: large hail and damaging winds. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather on Saturday over portions of the Central Plains/Upper Midwest/Mid-Mississippi Valley. Main threats: damaging winds and large hail.

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day3otlk_0730 200 day3prob_0730 299Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, (#1) A tropical wave accompanied by a broad low pressure system is located a couple hundred miles South-Southwest of the Cape-Verde Islands. Although this system is currently producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms, further development, if any, will be slow to occur while it moves Westward near 15mph during the next several days. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a Low chance, 30%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. (#2) An elongated area of low pressure located a couple hundred miles East of the coast of Northern Florida is accompanied by disorganized thunderstorm activity . The low is expected to move Northeastward with no significant development, and is forecast to merge with a frontal system by Friday. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a Low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) Tropical Depression Eight-E has winds of 30mph, gusting to 40mph, with a pressure of 1007mbars. Movement is West at 15mph. Is not expected to become a tropical storm and will dissipate tomorrow as it enters the Central Pacific basin. (#2) Tropical Storm Guillermo has winds of 40mph, gusting to 50mph, with a pressure of 1003mbars. Movement is West-Northwest at 15mph. Is expected to continue to intensify as it enters the Central Pacific by late today/tomorrow. Expected to become a hurricane by tomorrow. Is not a threat to Hawaii at this time, but may pass close to the islands as a weakening storm. In the Western Pacific, (#1) Tropical Depression Thirteen-W has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1004mbars. Movement is Northwest at 16mph. Is expected to become a tropical storm later today, and then a category 3-4 major typhoon by Sunday into Monday. Not a threat to land at this time. In the North Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal), no development is expected over the next couple of days. In the North Indian Ocean (Arabian Sea), no development is expected over the next 5 days.

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