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Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County
Issued at 1000 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018
...EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ST LOUIS INTL CLOUDY 85 73 67 S8 29.95R HX 91 SPIRIT OF STL CLOUDY 83 73 72 S8 29.93R ST CHARLES CLOUDY 80 74 81 CALM 29.93R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Thursday August 16, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 81 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Lee's Summit.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For FRANKLIN County,MO
348 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 DAY ONE Tonight Thunderstorms are expected through tonight. A few of these storms may become strong enough to produce damaging winds or large hail. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday There is a chance for thunderstorms over parts of the area Friday and Friday evening, and then again Sunday night into Tuesday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotters are encouraged to report any severe weather to the National Weather Service.
7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, MO
836 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 22-26 AUG 24-30 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Above Above Precipitation: Below Above Below Below .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.420000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:24 EDT Set 21:01 EDT Transit Meridian 14:12 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:57 EDT Ends 21:28 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
........................ AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1777... The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum) ...1909... A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather Channel) ...1916... Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons. Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI. Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD. Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60 inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky