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Regional Hourly Observations For DE KALB County
Issued at 200 AM CST THU DEC 14 2017
...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    38  26  62 N14       29.97R WCI  30          
LEE'S SUMMIT   CLOUDY    39  28  64 N15       29.96R                  
ST JOSEPH      CLOUDY    37  25  61 N14       29.99S WCI  28          
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     36  22  56 N9G16     29.98R WCI  29          
     

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 100am CST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the north at 17 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 7 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 41 degrees at West Plains. The lowest temperature is 33 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For DE KALB County,MO

512 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 High fire danger is expected today with the gusty winds, low
relative humidity, and dry fuels. Therefore, outdoor burning is 
highly discouraged. 

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

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

 A rain snow mix is possible Thursday night, but very little, if any,
accumulation is expected at this time. The better chance for rain is
Saturday night into Sunday, with some snow mixed in as well. Very 
little snow accumulation is expected at this time.

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

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7-Day Forecast For DE KALB County, MO
138 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light and variable winds.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Colder. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Slight chance of sprinkles and flurries in the evening. Lows in the mid 20s. Light and variable winds becoming west around 10 mph after midnight.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:19 EST Set 17:48 EST
Transit Meridian 13:03 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:50 EST Ends 18:17 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 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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