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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                  
                   

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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.

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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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, MO
836 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms during mid and late evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Low around 70. Light wind. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then partly sunny with chance of showers in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. Light wind. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Low in the mid 60s. Light wind.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Light wind.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Light wind.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s. High around 80.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low around 60.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. High around 80. Low in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. High 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 
                   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 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 August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year

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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)


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