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 81 and 89 with lows between 59 and 62. There is a 50% chance of AM showers today, a slight chance of rain on Saturday, a 40% chance of AM showers next Tuesday, and a 50% chance of showers next Wednesday. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 64 and it feels like 64. Todays high is 84 and a low of 56 with a 60% chance of AM showers. Tuesdays high is 86.
Severe 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.
Severe Weather Outlook (Nationwide): Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather tomorrow from the Eastern Dakotas into Western Minnesota. Main threat: large hail.
Tropical Update: Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, (#1) Tropical Storm Ida has winds of 50mph, gusting to 65mph, with a pressure of 1003mbars. Movement is North-Northwest at 8mph. Is expected to intensify into a hurricane by Saturday and just spin around basically over open water. Not a threat to land. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) Tropical Depression Sixteen-E has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1003mbars. Movement is North-Northeast at 17mph. Is expected to dissipate by late tonight, but will continue to produce very heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and mud slides over the Southwest U.S. in the coming days. In the Central Pacific, (#1) Tropical Depression Five-C has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1004mbars. Movement is North-Northeast at 12mph. Is expected to become a tropical storm by later today and remain a tropical storm through tomorrow evening. Expected to dissipate by mid to late week. (#2) Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure centered about 1085 miles Southeast of Hilo, Hawaii remain disorganized. Environmental conditions will continue to support gradual development over the next couple of days as it moves slowly West. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours. In the Western Pacific, (#1) Tropical Depression has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1000mbars. In the North Indian Ocean (Arabian Sea), no development is expected over the next 5 days. 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 Late September/early October, expect a continued increase in rainfall across the Southeast. Temperatures will range between normal to much above normal. May see one to three tropical threats going through late September/early October.
Weather Word of the Week: Fogbow. Is a rainbow that has a white band that appears in fog, and is fringed with red on the outside and blue on the inside.
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