Wet weekend and week in store, Eastern Pacific showing signs of activity

By: JohnnyParker , 3:33 PM GMT on June 09, 2012

Good Morning! At Smithville, MS, the current temperature is 77 and it feels like 77. Highs will continue to range between 81 and 92 with lows between 65 and 69. There is a 40% chance of PM thunderstorms today and an 80% chance of thunderstorms on Sunday. Few storms could be strong to severe with the main threats being large hail and gusty winds. Secondary threats will be heavy rain of 2-4 inches with isolated amounts of 4+ inches and flash flooding. There is a 50% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Monday and a 60% chance of scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday. Again, a few storms could be strong to severe. At the Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo, MS, the current temperature is 78, but it feels like 80. Todays high is 82 and a low of 69 with a 30% chance of isolated thunderstorms. Sundays high is 80 and a 60% chance of thundershowers.

Now, for your tropical update. In the Atlantic, all is quiet. Models still continue to indicate a system coming into the Gulf by the middle to late part of June. In the Eastern Pacific, there is an area of disturbed weather that is located about 700 miles South-Southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. This area continues to produce disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity. Slow development of this system is possible during the next couple of days as it moves West-Northwestward at 10-15mph. The National Hurricane Center is giving this area a low chance, 10%, of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours.

Hope yall are having a great Saturday and I'll have another post tomorrow. Continue to pray for the tornado victims and those affected by damaging weather events.

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