Christmas Day Climatology for the Pine Belt

Hattiesburg/Pine Belt Area High Temperature Location Normal Warmest Years Coldest Years Hattiesburg 60.5°F 80°F (2015) 80°F (1955) 79°F (2016) 79°F (1974) 78°F (1987) 78°F (1982) 26°F (1983) 34°F (1989) 38°F (2004) 38°F (1990) 39°F (1998/1993) Low Temperature Location Normal Warmest Years Coldest Years Hattiesburg 38.6°F 74°F (2015) 68°F (1982) 65°F (1974) 64°F (1987) 61°F (1964) […]

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Pine Belt Christmas Day Climatology

Hattiesburg/Pine Belt Area High Temperature Location Normal Warmest Years Coldest Years Hattiesburg 60.5°F 80°F (2015) 80°F (1955) 79°F (2016) 79°F (1974) 78°F (1987) 78°F (1982) 26°F (1983) 34°F (1989) 38°F (2004) 38°F (1990) 39°F (1998/1993) Low Temperature Location Normal Warmest Years Coldest Years Hattiesburg 38.6°F 74°F (2015) 68°F (1982) 65°F (1974) 64°F (1987) 61°F (1964) […]

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El Niño Fades: 2019 Hurricane Season Predicted to Be Active

Hurricane forecasters have upped their initial predictions for the 2019 Hurricane Season after El Niño, which developed last Fall has faded. Seasonal forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have increased the likelihood of an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season to 45% (up from 30% from the outlook issued in May). The likelihood of near-normal activity is now at […]

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Meteorologist Jason Scott says Tropical Storm Barry will Bring Major Flooding Problems to the Area!!!

As of 6 a.m. Friday, Tropical Storm Barry had not strengthened further after slightly strengthening with winds of 50 mph Thursday night, although those winds are not at the center of circulation, which remains very broad. The pressure is the same and motion is nearly stationary; to the west at 3 mph. Dry air over the center […]

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Welcome to the NEW First Alert Hurricane Gulf Coast

First Alert Hurricane Gulf Coast provides Weather Forecasts, Updates, and Alerts for the Gulf States including Severe Weather, Winter Weather, and our specialty, Tropical Weather. We run our site on Professionalism and Dedication and are well known for our custom weather graphics and descriptive up-to-the-minute forecasts. Providing accurate, no hype weather information to the public as per of […]

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What are Straight-Line Winds?

Each severe weather season, tornadoes, destructive hail, and straight-line winds wreak havoc across the U.S. All are dangerous, but of these, one is more likely to impact you than any other. This distinction belongs to straight-line winds. Straight-line winds are damaging winds (typically 60mph or greater) that travel in a uniform direction as they propagate […]

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The Future of Snowstorms….

Over the next century as global temperatures continue to trend warmer, what do these warmer temperatures entail for future snowfall in the decades to come? According to recent computer modeling from the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the answer is more complex than simply less snowfall. Looking at the Northeastern United States, in particular, while the […]

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