North MS Local Forecast: Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 64 and it feels like 64. Highs will continue to range between 61 and 77 with lows between 43 and 66. There is a 90% chance of AM rain today, a slight chance of rain on Thursday, a 90% chance of thunderstorms on Friday, a 70% chance of AM light rain on Saturday, a 60% chance of showers on Sunday, a slight chance of rain next Monday, a slight chance of rain next Tuesday, and a 60% chance of showers next Wednesday. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 63 and it feels like 63. Todays high is 73 and a low of 56 with a 60% chance of AM showers. Tuesdays high is 75 and mostly cloudy.
Severe Weather Update (Southeast Region): Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. There could be a threat of severe weather around November 6th-7th, and around November 11th-12th.
Severe Weather Outlook (Nationwide): Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather today from parts of the Florida Panhandle to South Carolina. Main threats: damaging winds and a few isolated tornadoes.
Tropical Update: Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the Eastern Pacific, no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the Central Pacific, no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the Western Pacific, no development is expected over the next 5 days. In the North Indian Ocean (Arabian Sea), (#1) Tropical Cyclone Chapala has winds of 120mph, gusting to 150mph, with a pressure of 960mbars. Movement is West at 10mph. Is expected to make landfall on the coast of Yemen by late today as a category 1 cyclone then weaken by tomorrow through Wednesday to a tropical storm/depression. 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 the next 5 days. In the Southern Hemisphere (South Pacific), no development is expected over the next 5 days.
Long Range Outlook: As we head into early November, expect an increase in rainfall across the Southeast with a slight increase in potential for severe weather. Temperatures will range between normal to slightly below normal. May see one to two more tropical threats going through early to mid November.
Weather Word of the Week: Severe Thunderstorm. Is a thunderstorm that produces a tornado, winds of at least 58mph (50knots), and/or hail at least 1 inch in diameter. Structural wind damage may imply the occurrence of a severe thunderstorm. A thunderstorm wind equal to or greater than 40mph (35knots) and/or hail of at least 1 inch is defined as approaching severe weather.
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