North MS Local Forecast: Good Morning! Heat Advisory remains in effect for North MS until 7pm this evening. Heat Index Readings: in excess of 105 degrees. Impacts: increased risk of heat-related illnesses including heat exhaustion and heat stroke. At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 78 and it feels like 81. Highs will continue to range between 91 and 99 with lows between 72 and 74. There is a slight chance of rain today, a slight chance of rain tomorrow, a 50% chance of PM thunderstorms on Wednesday, a 60% chance of PM thunderstorms on Thursday, a 60% chance of PM thunderstorms on Friday, a 50% chance of PM thunderstorms next Saturday, a slight chance of rain next Tuesday, and a 40% chance of PM thunderstorms next Wednesday. Few strong to severe storms are possible tomorrow through Friday mainly during the afternoon/evening hours. Main threats: large hail, damaging winds, and locally heavy rainfall. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 78 and it feels like 81. Todays high is 99 with a low of 78. Tuesday high is 96 with a slight chance of rain.

NatLoop 303 map_specnewsdct-100_ltst_4namus_enus_650x366 84Severe Weather Update (Southeast Region): Now, 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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hazards_d3_7_contours_home 280 probhazards_d8_14_contours 67Severe Weather Outlook (Nationwide): Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather today across parts of the Southern Rockies, Southern Plains, Central Plains, Upper Midwest, Mid MS Valley, Ohio Valley, Central Appalachian Mountains, and Mid-Atlantic. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#2) Slight Risk of severe weather today across parts of the Lower Missouri Valley and Mid MS Valley. Main threats: large hail, damaging winds, and a few isolated tornadoes. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1a) Marginal Risk of severe weather tomorrow from portions of Central and Northern Oklahoma and extreme Southern Kansas Westward into Southeast Colorado and Northeast New Mexico. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1b) Marginal Risk of severe weather tomorrow from West Virginia and adjacent extreme Southern Ohio into the Eastern half of Kentucky and extreme Southeast Virginia. Main threats: large hail and damaging winds. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a Day 4 (Thursday/Friday) 15% severe weather threat from Northeastern South Dakota, Western Minnesota, and Eastern North Dakota. This means there is a 15% probability of seeing severe weather within 25 miles of a given point.

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day4prob 16Tropical Update: Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic,. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) Showers and thunderstorms associated with a large low pressure system located about 800 miles Southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, continue to show signs of organization. Environmental conditions are favorable for further development, and a tropical depression or a tropical storm is likely to form on Monday while the system moves West-Northwestward to Northwestward at 10-15mph. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a High chance, 90%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a High chance, 90%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. In the Central Pacific, no development is expected over the next several days. In the Western Pacific, (#1) Tropical Storm Halola has winds of 45mph, gusting to 60mph, with a pressure of 990mbars. Movement is West-Northwest at 12mph. Is expected to reintensify into a typhoon by mid to late week and affect Japan by the weekend. In the North Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal), no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the North Indian Ocean (Arabian Sea), no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the Southern Hemisphere (South Pacific Region), no development is expected over the next 5 days.

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