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Regional Hourly Observations For BATES County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SUN MAY 27 2018
KANSAS CTY INT MOSUNNY   88  68  51 VRB3      29.91F HX  91           
LEE'S SUMMIT   SUNNY     87  68  52 VRB7      29.92F HX  90           
ST JOSEPH      SUNNY     95  61  32 S10       29.89S HX  95           
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     93  69  45 VRB5      29.89S HX  98           

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Sunday May 27, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 91 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are variable at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 93 degrees at Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 84 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 BATES County,MO

619 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 Very warm temperatures will continue across the region today as
 highs climb into the middle to upper 90s. These temperatures
 combined with high relative humidity will result in heat index 
 values of over 100 degrees in many places. 

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 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

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NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BATES County, MO
1222 PM CDT Sun May 27 2018

Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Light and variable winds. Heat index readings around 100.

Clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Light and variable winds becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon. Heat index readings 94 to 97.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light and variable winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 70.

Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 90s. Lows in the lower 70s.

Partly cloudy. Highs around 90.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Above     Normal                      

....  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 May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year

Declination 21.460000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:48 EDT Set 21:24 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 21:54 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

A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)

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