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Regional Hourly Observations For BATES County
Issued at 1000 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018
...NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ST. JOSEPH CLEAR 74 73 97 CALM 29.99R MOSBY CLOUDY 75 72 88 S7 30.00R WARRENSBURG RAIN 70 68 94 SW3 30.04R WHITEMAN AFB CLOUDY 73 71 92 SW8 29.99R CLINTON CLOUDY 73 66 78 W7 30.05R SEDALIA CLOUDY 73 71 93 N6 30.02R WARSAW NOT AVBL CHILLICOTHE N/A 80 71 74 NW3 29.98R KIRKSVILLE MOCLDY 72 70 93 CALM 29.98R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Thursday August 16, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 81 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Lee's Summit.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BATES County,MO
531 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Patchy fog this morning. This evening, thunderstorms are likely, though the severe threat looks minimal and is limited to strong winds and locally heavy rain. More detailed information can be accessed at... https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Another chance for thunderstorms will move across the region Sunday afternoon and evening. More detailed information can be accessed at... https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo
7-Day Forecast For BATES County, MO
823 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 22-26 AUG 24-30 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Above Above Precipitation: Below Above Below Below .... 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 August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.420000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:24 EDT Set 21:01 EDT Transit Meridian 14:12 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:57 EDT Ends 21:28 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
........................ AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1777... The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum) ...1909... A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather Channel) ...1916... Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons. Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI. Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD. Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60 inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky