Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 56 and it feels like 56. Highs will continue to range between 86 and 92 with lows between 59 and 70. There is a slight chance of rain next Wednesday, a slight chance of rain next Thursday, and a slight chance of rain next Friday. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 57 and it feels like 57. Todays high is 82 with a low of 59. Thursdays high is 84.
Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. There is no threat of organized or significant severe weather in the long range.
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 Central and Northern Plains and Mid Missouri Valley. Main threats: large hail and damaging wind gusts. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a (#1) Marginal Risk of severe weather tomorrow for portions of Nebraska/Kansas. Main threats: large hail and damaging winds.
Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, (#1) Tropical Storm Erika has winds of 40mph, gusting to 50mph, with a pressure of 1003mbars. Movement is West at 18mph. Is expected to remain a tropical storm over next few days then a hurricane by late weekend/early next week. Is expected to impact Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, the Bahamas, and potentially Florida. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for: Anguilla, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, U.S. Virgin Islands, and British Virgin Islands. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for: Guadeloupe, St. Martin, and St. Barthelemy. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) Tropical Storm Ignacio has winds of 50mph, gusting to 65mph, with a pressure of 1001mbars. Movement is West at 7mph. Is expected to become a hurricane late this evening or by tomorrow morning. Expected to head towards Hawaii by late weekend. Too early to say if it will make a direct landfall, but could certainly bring impacts to the island. (#2) Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure located about 650 miles South-Southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico are showing signs of organization. Environmental conditions are conducive for additional development of this system, and a tropical depression is likely to form within the next couple of days while the low moves West-Northwestward near 15mph. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a High chance, 70%, 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, (#1) Tropical Depression Kilo has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1005mbars. Movement is West-Southwest at 5mph. Is expected to reintensify into a tropical storm by late today or tomorrow then remain a tropical storm through early Monday morning. Is not a threat to land. (#2) Tropical Storm Loke has winds of 50mph, gusting to 65mph, with a pressure of 992mbars. Movement is Northwest at 21mph. Is expected to dissipate by late today or tomorrow. 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 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.