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Regional Hourly Observations For ANDREW County
Issued at 1200 PM CST SUN FEB 18 2018
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    53  24  32 S30G37    29.93F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  37; 6HR MAX TEMP:  54;                                

KANSAS C DTWN  CLOUDY    52  26  36 S23G36    29.97F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  42; 6HR MAX TEMP:  52;                                

LEE'S SUMMIT     N/A     50  30  46 S21G35    29.97F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50;                                

ST JOSEPH      CLOUDY    52  25  35 S28G39    29.89F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  52;                                

CHILLICOTHE      N/A     50  28  42 S18G30    29.97F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  32; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50;                                

KIRKSVILLE     CLOUDY    48  26  42 S21G31    30.00F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  30; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                


Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1100am CST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the south at 23 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 22 mph with gusts at 33 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph with gusts at 23 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 52 degrees at Sedalia. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at West Plains.

Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ANDREW County,MO

647 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 Windy, dry conditions will combine today to create a high fire
danger this afternoon. Outdoor burning is discouraged. 
 A wind advisory has also been issued for the KC Metro and areas
northwest for winds between 25 and 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. 
Areas outside of the wind advisory are expected to see winds between 
20 and 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

 Showers with isolated thunderstorms return late Sunday through
Monday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 Monday night into Tuesday morning, precipitation looks to 
transition over into a wintry mix, with some accumulations possible.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For ANDREW County, MO
1153 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018


Mostly sunny. Windy. Highs around 60. South winds 20 to 30 mph.

Partly cloudy early in the evening, then a slight chance of drizzle late in the evening. Mostly cloudy with rain likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Not as cool. Lows in the upper 40s. Temperatures steady or slowly rising after midnight. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Cloudy. Rain likely
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of rain possibly mixed with drizzle and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Temperatures steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Rain and freezing rain likely. Colder. Some ice accumulation possible. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Cloudy. Rain and freezing rain likely in the morning, then a chance of light freezing drizzle possibly mixed with freezing rain in the afternoon. Colder. Some ice accumulation possible. Highs in the mid 30s. Temperatures steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows around 13.

Partly cloudy. Highs around 30.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs 30 to 41.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. Highs around 50.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information

Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

Declination -11.270000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:55 EST Set 18:51 EST
Transit Meridian 13:22 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 EST Ends 19:17 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky