I am Johnny Parker and I am 21. I have studied the weather since I was 5. I have cerebral palsy and my goal is to become a meteorologist.
By: JohnnyParker , 1:34 PM GMT on August 08, 2014
Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 73 and it feels like 73. Highs will continue to range between 87 and 94 with lows between 65 and 73. There is a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms today, a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms tomorrow, a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Sunday, a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Monday, a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday, a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Wednesday, a 60% chance of rain on Friday, a slight chance of rain on Saturday, and a 30% chance of AM showers on Sunday. Few storms could be strong to severe today through Monday with main threats being for damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding. An isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out today. Dr. Forbes, severe weather expert at The Weather Channel, is giving North MS a TOR:CON (Tornado Condition Index) value of 2 for today. This means there is a 20% chance of seeing a tornado within a 50 mile radius. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 74 and it feels like 74. Todays high is 87 and a low of 73 with a 60% chance of scattered thunderstorms. Saturdays high is 90 with a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms.
Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. Could see severe weather potential around August 11th-23rd.
Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has a Slight Risk of severe weather tomorrow over a portion of the High Central Plains (Eastern Colorado, Western Nebraska, and Northwestern Kansas).
Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, no development is expected anytime soon. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) A trough of low pressure located several hundred miles South of the Southern Tip of the Baja California Peninsula continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Strong upper-level winds are likely to prevent any significant development of this system while it moves Northwestward at around 10mph. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a Low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. In the Central Pacific, (#1) Tropical Storm Iselle has winds of 60mph, gusting to 75mph, with a pressure of 1001mbars. Movement is West at 7mph. Is expected to continue to weaken and may dissipate by late Monday or Tuesday before it reaches the Western Pacific. A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Honolulu, Hawaii and for the islands of Oahu, Maui, and Kauai. A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Hilo, Hawaii and for Kona, Hawaii. Threats for Hawaii will be for heavy rain, flash flooding, mudslides, high winds, high waves/surf, rough seas, rip currents, and coastal flooding. (#2) Major Hurricane Julio has winds of 120mph, gusting to 150mph, with a pressure of 962mbars. Movement is West-Northwest at 16mph. Julio is expected to track North of Hawaii and weaken to a tropical storm by late Monday. Could cross the dateline and into the Western Pacific by mid to late next week. In the Western Pacific, (#1) Typhoon Halong has winds of 85mph, gusting to 105mph, with a pressure of 950mbars. Movement is North at 11mph. Is expected to hit Japan as a category 1 typhoon by late this evening into Saturday then weakening to a tropical storm by late Sunday into Monday as it heads towards Russia. Is expected to impact Japan by today through Sunday. Threats will be for heavy rain, high winds, flash flooding, rough seas, high surf/waves, coastal flooding, and possible mudslides. (#2) Super Typhoon Genevieve has winds of 160mph, gusting to 195mph, with a pressure of 915mbars. Movement is Northwest at 10mph. Is expected to weaken to a tropical storm by Tuesday. Is not a threat to land. In the North Indian Ocean, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. 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 Friday and I'll have another post Monday morning. God Bless!
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