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Regional Hourly Observations For BENTON County
Issued at 400 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018
...CENTRAL MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS COLUMBIA PTCLDY 41 34 76 SE5 30.50S JEFFERSON CITY PTCLDY 38 36 92 CALM 30.51S ROLLA PTCLDY 38 35 89 CALM 30.49F SEDALIA CLOUDY 40 37 89 SE7 30.50F WHITEMAN AFB PTCLDY 42 36 79 CALM 30.45S WARRENSBURG CLEAR 37 37 100 CALM 30.49S OSAGE BEACH PTCLDY 41 40 96 CALM 30.50F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Thursday October 18, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees north. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 36 degrees at 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BENTON County,MO
228 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedElevated frost risk. DISCUSSION Frost is possible early this morning, mainly across central Missouri and portions of the eastern Ozarks. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. Frost will be possible again both Saturday and Sunday nights. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For BENTON County, MO
409 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above Normal .... 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 October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -9.960000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:21 EDT Set 19:26 EDT Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:55 EDT Ends 19:51 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
////////////////////////// OCTOBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1906... A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the Florida Keys. (David Ludlum) ...1910... Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty ships were grounded. (The Weather Channel) ...1930... A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of Buffalo. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80 degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky