Weather forecast issued Sunday, November 19, 2023
A special update will be issued tonight concerning the weather for the holiday week ahead.
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MM’s Local Weather Concerns
>ELEVATED FIRED DANGER SUNDAY AFTERNOON –Outdoor burning of any kind is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED
>STRONG WINDS DEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO TUESDAY (30+ mph) –Secure any outdoor holiday decorations. ABSOLUTELY NO BURNING on Monday. High winds could cause any fire of any size to become a disaster in a matter of seconds.
MM’s 5-Day Forecast
Mon Night-Tue Forecast Rainfall Totals
Yesterday’s Weather Statistics
On This Day
1988 – Strong thunderstorms developed during the mid morning hours and produced severe weather across eastern Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley into the wee hours of the night. Thunderstorms spawned 21 tornadoes, including 13 in Mississippi. One tornado killed two persons and injured 11 others at Nettleton, Mississippi, and another tornado injured eight persons at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Thunderstorms produced baseball size hail in east Texas and northern Louisiana, and Summit, Mississippi, was deluged with six inches of rain in only four hours.
2003 – Flooding affected the central Appalachians and Eastern Seaboard, with some isolated 8-inch rainfall totals across mountainous areas. There were 11 deaths caused by flooding in the region.
The Drought Monitor is updated each Thursday. The map below was updated on Thursday, November 16. Drought conditions continue to worsen.
Current Snowfall Depth
48-Hour Jetstream Forecast
Jet streams are relatively narrow bands of strong wind in the upper levels (~30,000 feet) of the atmosphere. Jet streams follow the boundaries between hot and cold air. Brighter reds/purples indicate faster winds. The map begins this morning and moves in six-hour increments.
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