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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAY County
Issued at 900 PM CDT SUN JUL 22 2018
...KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN AREA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
K.C. INTL      CLEAR     77  61  57 NE7       29.95S                  
K.C. DOWNTOWN  CLEAR     86  56  35 NE7       29.93R                  
LEES SUMMIT      N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG      29.95R                  
OLATHE - IXD   CLEAR     78  61  55 N8        29.96R                  
OLATHE - OJC   CLEAR     81  61  50 N6        29.95R                  
LAWRENCE       CLEAR     76  68  76 N3        29.94S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 78 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and partly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 80 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Osage Beach and 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CLAY County,MO

506 AM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

 A more active pattern is expected starting Thursday morning into the
weekend with multiple chances of precipitation. Periods of heavy rain
and isolated flooding will be the main impacts as severe weather
chances remain low. 

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

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7-Day Forecast For CLAY County, MO
838 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds becoming north around 10 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 90. North winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of showers 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     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 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.070000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:02 EDT Set 21:27 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:33 EDT Ends 21:56 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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