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Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County
Issued at 1200 PM CST SUN FEB 18 2018
...EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ST LOUIS INTL PTSUNNY 48 29 47 SE20G26 30.17F 6HR MIN TEMP: 33; 6HR MAX TEMP: 49;
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1100am CST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the south at 23 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 22 mph with gusts at 33 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph with gusts at 23 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 52 degrees at Sedalia. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at West Plains.
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
1045 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight There is a heightened fire danger this afternoon for much of central Missouri and parts of northeast and east-central Missouri due to low relative humidity values, dry fuels, and gusty south winds. There is a slight chance for thunderstorms late tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday There is a chance for thunderstorms late Monday through Tuesday. Freezing rain, perhaps mixing with sleet or snow, is likely Tuesday night across much of the area. Accumulation amounts are uncertain at this time, but impacts are expected to be minimized due to warm ground temperatures. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, MO
1151 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... 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
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.270000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:55 EST Set 18:51 EST Transit Meridian 13:22 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 EST Ends 19:17 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
FEBRUARY 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum) ...1959... Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum) ...1987... A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY, located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with 6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and 12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky