More of the same today: heavy rain/severe weather, Tropical Storm Christina forms

By: JohnnyParker , 11:50 AM GMT on June 10, 2014

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Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 69 and it feels like 69. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for North MS until 7pm this evening. Rainfall totals through this evening may exceed 4 inches where thunderstorms move repeatedly over the same areas with localized excessive amounts greater than 6 inches possible. Highs will continue to range between 76 and 94 with lows between 64 and 72. There is an 80% chance of thunderstorms today, a 60% chance of thundershowers tomorrow, a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Friday, a 30% chance of isolated thunderstorms on Saturday, a slight chance of rain on Sunday, and a 30% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Thursday. Some storms could be strong to severe today with main threats being for large hail, widespread damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, heavy rain, and flash flooding. Dr. Forbes, the severe weather expert at The Weather Channel, is giving North MS a 2-3 on TOR:CON (Tornado Condition Index) for today. This means there is a 20-30% chance of seeing a tornado within a 50 mile radius. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 69 and it feels like 69. Todays high is 75 and a low of 67 with an 80% chance of heavy thunderstorms. Wednesdays high is 80 with a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms.

Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. Could see severe weather potential around June 13th-26th.

Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, all is quiet with no development is expected over the next couple of days. In the Eastern Pacific, Tropical Storm Christina has winds of 40mph with a pressure of 1004mbars. Movement is West at 3mph. Is not a threat to land and is expected to become a hurricane by late tomorrow. In the Western Pacific, Tropical Depression Ester has winds of 35mph with a pressure of 996mbars. Located South of Taiwan and North of the Northern Philippines. In the North Indian Ocean, Tropical Storm #02A has winds of 45mph with a pressure of 996mbars. Located in the Arabian Sea. In the Southern Hemisphere (South-West Indian Ocean Region), all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. In the Southern Hemisphere (Australian Region), no development is expected over the next couple of days. In the Southern Hemisphere (South Pacific Region), no development is expected over the next couple of days.

Hope yall are having a great Tuesday and I'll have another post tomorrow morning. God Bless!

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12:32 PM GMT on June 11, 2014
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1. archipelagicchemist
8:10 PM GMT on June 10, 2014
Hi, regarding Tropical Depression Ester (Philippine name), I'm curious why it's track is currently north-eastwards instead of the usual north-westwards for typhoons?
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I am Johnny Parker and I am 20. I have studied the weather since I was 5. I have cerebral palsy and my goal is to become a meteorologist.