Rain/storms chance increasing by weekend/early next week; Cristobal a hurricane

By: JohnnyParker , 11:59 AM GMT on August 26, 2014

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Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 72 and it feels like 72. Highs will continue to range between 88 and 96 with lows between 66 and 73. There is a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms next Saturday, a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms next Sunday, a 40% chance of scattered thunderstorms next Monday, a 40% chance of PM thunderstorms next Tuesday, a 40% chance of PM thunderstorms next Wednesday, and an 80% chance of thunderstorms next Thursday. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 77 and it feels like 77. Todays high is 93 and a low of 69 with a slight chance of rain. Wednesdays high is 94.

Now, for your Severe Weather Update for the Southeast Region. Could see severe weather potential around August 30th-September 10th.

Now, for your Nationwide Severe Weather Outlook. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has no severe weather risk over the next two to three days.

Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, (#1) Hurricane Cristobal has winds of 75mph, gusting to 90mph, with a pressure of 987mbars. Movement is North at 12mph. Expected to become extratropical by the weekend or into early next week. Not a threat to any landmasses, but rip currents/high waves/surf could be threats for Bermuda and along the East Coast. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Bermuda. (#2) A tropical wave located about 1000 miles East of the Lesser Antilles continues to produce disorganized showers and a few thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are not expected to be favorable for significant development during the next couple of days, but could become more conducive by the end of the week or this weekend while the system moves Westward to West-Northwestward at about 15mph. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 0%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a Medium chance, 30%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. (#3) A tropical wave is forecast to move off the West coast of Africa late this week. Conditions appear to be favorable for some development thereafter while the system moves Westward at 10 to 15mph across the Eastern Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving this system a Low chance, 0%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, and a Low chance, 20%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days. In the Eastern Pacific, (#1) Tropical Depression Karina has winds of 35mph, gusting to 45mph, with a pressure of 1004mbars. Movement is East at 3mph. Is expected to continue to wander around and may dissipate by late this afternoon. Is not a threat to any landmasses. (#2) Hurricane Marie has winds of 105mph, gusting to 125mph, with a pressure of 961mbars. Movement is Northwest at 14mph. Is expected to weaken to tropical storm intensity by late tonight/early Wednesday then to a depression by this weekend. Is not a threat to land, but may cause an increase in high surf/waves and rip currents from the coastline of Mexico up to Southern California over the next couple of days. In the Central Pacific, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. In the Western Pacific, all is quiet with no development expected over the next couple of days. 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 Tuesday and I'll have another post tomorrow morning. God Bless!

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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.