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Regional Hourly Observations For BARTON County
Issued at 400 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS SPRINGFIELD FAIR 67 34 29 S14G20 30.17F JOPLIN FAIR 71 34 25 SW13G24 30.14F BRANSON PTSUNNY 68 30 24 SE10 30.21F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 57 degrees central, and near 61 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 7 mph with gusts at 17 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis and Kirksville.
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 BARTON County,MO
222 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedElevated fire weather risk. DISCUSSION Elevated fire weather behavior is expected the rest of the afternoon west of Highway 65 with dry conditions and gusty winds. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. The chance of thunderstorms will return Friday night into Saturday morning. Severe weather is not expected at this time however a few storms with small hail will be possible across Central Missouri Friday night. A pattern is setting up from Sunday through the middle of next week, which could produce heavy rainfall and a risk for flooding. Area interests in flood prone areas will need to continue to monitor this situation. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For BARTON County, MO
224 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Above Precipitation: Normal Normal Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.020000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:08 EDT Set 19:23 EDT Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 EDT Ends 19:49 EDT 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
MARCH 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky