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Regional Hourly Observations For BUTLER County
Issued at 800 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU MOCLDY    78  73  84 S6        29.95R                  
FARMINGTON     PTCLDY    82  75  78 CALM      29.97R                  
POPLAR BLUFF   FAIR      78  74  87 SE9       29.94F                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    81  74  79 W3        29.99S                  
                                       

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 90 degrees north, near 93 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 94 degrees at Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 82 degrees at Springfield.


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 BUTLER County,MO

506 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will continue tonight. Torrential
downpours will accompany some of the storms across southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwest Kentucky. A few pockets
of flash flooding cannot be ruled out this evening.

A few strong to severe storms are possible southwest of a line 
from Mount Vernon Illinois to Madisonville Kentucky. Damaging 
winds will be the main hazard.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Scattered thunderstorms are expected again on Monday. The chance 
of thunderstorms returns Thursday into Saturday. While a few 
stronger storms with damaging winds cannot be ruled out, the main 
concerns include lightning and locally heavy rain.

Heat indices are forecast to top the century mark Monday
afternoon.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BUTLER County, MO
459 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds around 5 mph. Highest heat index readings around 103.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs in the lower 90s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 70.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      Below                      

....  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 July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:57 EDT Set 21:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:27 EDT Ends 22:02 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

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JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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