Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 72 and it feels like 72. Highs will continue to range between 89 and 98 with lows between 64 and 74. There is no rain expected over the next 5 days. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 73 and it feels like 73. Todays high is 96 with a low of 71. Wednesdays high is 95.
Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. There are no threats of severe weather in the longer range.
Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather on Thursday across parts of North-Central Florida Peninsula and Far Southeast Georgia. Primary threats: damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, (#1) Tropical Depression Nine has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1003mbars. Movement is West at 7mph. Is expected to intensify into a tropical storm by later today and make landfall on the Florida coastline by late Thursday through Friday. Not expected to become a hurricane. Rainfall: The depression is expected to produce additional rain accumulations of 2 to 4 inches over western Cuba through Wednesday, with maximum storm total amounts up to 12 inches. These rains could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides. Storm total rainfall amounts of 5 to 10 inches are possible over much of the Florida peninsula through Friday morning, with isolated maximum amounts of 15 inches possible. This rainfall may cause flooding and flash flooding. (#2) Hurricane Gaston has winds of 100mph, gusting to 120mph, with a pressure of 971mbars. Movement is Northeast at 6mph. Is expected to maintain hurricane intensity over next few days then begin to weaken by the weekend. Expected to affect the Azores by Friday through Saturday. (#3) Tropical Depression Eight has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1010mbars. Movement is Northwest at 6mph. Is expected to intensify into a tropical storm by later today and pass near the Outer Banks of North Carolina today through tomorrow. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for: the coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet and Pamlico Sound. Wind: Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning area, beginning by this afternoon. Rainfall: The depression is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 5 inches over far eastern North Carolina, including the Outer Banks. (#4) A weak area of low pressure, associated with a tropical wave, is located over the far eastern Atlantic between the west coast of Africa and the Cabo Verde Islands. Environmental conditions are expected to become a little more favorable for some gradual development of this system late this week while it moves westward at 15 to 20 mph over the tropical Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 0%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a Medium chance, 40%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) Major Hurricane Lester has winds of 125mph, gusting to 155mph, with a pressure of 956mbars. Movement is West at 14mph. Is expected to remain a hurricane intensity over the next few days and expected to pass just North of Hawaii by late week through the weekend. (#2) An area of low pressure could form a few hundred miles south or southwest of the south-central coast of Mexico around the end of the week. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for slow development of this system while it moves west-northwestward or northwestward. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 0%, 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. In the Central Pacific, (#1) Major Hurricane Madeline has winds of 135mph, gusting to 160mph, with a pressure of 950mbars. Movement is West at 9mph. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for: Hawaii County. Is expected to impact Hawaii by mid to late week as a minimal hurricane. Wind: Hurricane conditions are possible over Hawaii County on Wednesday. Surf: Swells generated by Madeline are expected to reach the Hawaiian Islands over the next couple of days, possibly becoming damaging along some coastlines Wednesday and Thursday. Rain: Heavy rains associated with Madeline may reach Hawaii County on Wednesday, and may impact other Hawaiian Islands later Wednesday into Friday. Madeline is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with isolated maximum amounts near 15 inches, especially over windward portions of the Big Island. This rainfall may lead to dangerous flash floods and mudslides. In the Western Pacific, (#1) Typhoon Lionrock has winds of 65mph, gusting to 80mph, with a pressure of 970mbars. Movement is North-Northwest at 20mph. Is expected to continue over Japan and dissipate by tomorrow. In the North Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal), no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the Southern Hemisphere (South-West Indian Ocean), no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the Southern Hemisphere (Australian Region), no development is expected over next 5 days. In the Southern Hemisphere (South Pacific), no development is expected over the next 5 days.