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Regional Hourly Observations For DOUGLAS County
Issued at 1000 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    53  51  93 SW7       30.12S                  
JOPLIN         CLOUDY    54  53  97 SW7       30.14S                  
BRANSON        CLOUDY    50  50 100 CALM      30.14F                  
               

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 53 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. There is patchy fog central and south. Winds are from the west at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 57 degrees at Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at West Plains and Sedalia.


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 DOUGLAS County,MO

110 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

  Elevated fog risk.

DISCUSSION  

  Areas of fog are expected across southwest Missouri and 
  extreme southeast Kansas tonight. Visibility will be reduced 
  to less than a mile at times.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

  Widespread frost will be possible Saturday night across the 
  entire region and again across south central Missouri Sunday 
  night.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For DOUGLAS County, MO
608 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Temperature rising through the 40s by midnight
then near steady overnight. Light wind in the evening becoming northwest around 10 mph after midnight.

SATURDAY
Warmer, sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Colder, clear. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s. Light wind.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Light wind.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal                                            

....  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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:22 EDT Set 19:24 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:56 EDT Ends 19:50 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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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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