Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 28 and it feels like 23. Highs will continue to range between 46 and 62 with lows between 27 and 44. There is a 90% chance of rain on Friday, a 60% chance of PM showers next Thursday, a 60% chance of showers next Friday, a slight chance of rain next Saturday, a slight chance of rain next Sunday, a slight chance of rain next Monday, and a 50% chance of showers next Tuesday. Few strong storms are possible on Friday. Main threats: small hail and gusty winds. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 32 and it feels like 24. Todays high is 53 with a low of 27. Wednesdays high is 52.
Now, for your Severe/Winter Weather Update for the Southeast Region. There could be winter weather potential around January 16th-25th.
Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has no severe weather risk over the next 2-3 days.
Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, (#1) A non-tropical low pressure system located over the Central Atlantic about 900 miles Southwest of the Azores is producing a large area of gale-force winds and maximum winds near 60mph. Shower activity is currently limited near the center, but this low could gradually acquire some subtropical or tropical characteristics during the next couple of days while it moves Southeastward and then Eastward into the Eastern Subtropical Atlantic. Regardless of subtropical or tropical cyclone formation, this system is expected to produce hazardous marine conditions over portions of the Central and Eastern Atlantic for the next few days. For additional information, see High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service. The next Special Tropical Weather Outlook on this system will be issued by 2pm EST today. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Medium chance, 40%, 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 Central Pacific, (#1) Hurricane Pali has winds of 85mph, gusting to 105mph, with a pressure of 982mbars. Movement is South-Southeast at 7mph. Is expected to remain a hurricane through today then begin weakening through Saturday. Not a threat to land. In the Western Pacific, 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 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), (#1) Tropical Cyclone Ula has winds of 60mph, gusting to 75mph, with a pressure of 993mbars. Movement is Southeast at 14mph. Is expected to dissipate by late today or tomorrow.