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Regional Hourly Observations For HICKORY County
Issued at 500 PM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS SPRINGFIELD SUNNY 64 33 31 N20G26 30.23R JOPLIN SUNNY 67 36 31 N13G24 30.26S BRANSON MOSUNNY 64 36 34 NW15G31 30.23S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 21%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. Winds are from the north at 21 mph with gusts at 33 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 32 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 28 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 52 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 HICKORY County,MO
320 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedLimited non thunderstorm wind risk. Extreme frost and freeze risk. DISCUSSION Winds will be breezy into early this evening with some gusts up to 30 mph possible. Widespread frost development and a freeze is expected tonight into Sunday morning. Temperatures are expected to be out or below freezing for several hours, some locations may drop as low as the middle 20s. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. Areas of frost will be possible again Sunday night into Monday morning, mainly across the eastern Ozarks. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For HICKORY County, MO
316 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Below 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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.680000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:23 EDT Set 19:23 EDT Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:57 EDT Ends 19:49 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky