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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 PM CST MON DEC 18 2017
...EASTERN AND SOUTHERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ST. LOUIS INTL CLOUDY    49  41  74 W13       30.07F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  46; 6HR MAX TEMP:  49; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

SPIRIT OF STL  CLOUDY    49  41  74 SW12      30.07F                  
COLUMBIA       CLOUDY    48  40  73 W20G25    30.06F                  
JEFFERSON CITY CLOUDY    50  39  66 W12       30.08F                  
ROLLA          PTSUNNY   50  41  71 W16       30.07F                  
OSAGE BEACH    CLOUDY    48  40  73 W8G20     30.10F                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    48  42  80 SW14      30.12F                  
BRANSON        PTSUNNY   48  39  71 W7        30.16F                  
JOPLIN         CLOUDY    46  42  86 SW16G23   30.15F                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    49  40  71 SW12      30.13F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200pm CST, Monday December 18, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 50 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 50 degrees at Whiteman Air Force Base, Sedalia, Rolla, and Jefferson City. The lowest temperature is 46 degrees at Joplin.


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 BOONE County,MO

356 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, MO
1151 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Low around 40. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. High around 60. West wind around 10 mph in the morning becoming light in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s. Light wind in the evening becoming northeast around 10 mph after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the lower 50s. East wind around 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low around 40.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Low around 40.

FRIDAY
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. High in the upper 40s. Temperature falling through the 40s in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Colder. Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Low in the mid 20s.

SATURDAY
Colder. Partly sunny. High in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Low around 20.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. High in the upper 20s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     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

Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.410000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:22 EST Set 17:50 EST
Transit Meridian 13:05 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:53 EST Ends 18:19 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

DECEMBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1957...
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1984...
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
...1986...
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1989...
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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