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Regional Hourly Observations For HOWELL County
Issued at 700 PM CST SUN DEC 17 2017
...EASTERN AND SOUTHERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ST. LOUIS INTL CLOUDY    50  43  77 SW13      30.05S                  
SPIRIT OF STL  CLOUDY    49  43  80 SW5       30.05R                  
COLUMBIA       CLOUDY    45  44  97 SW6       30.05R                  
JEFFERSON CITY CLOUDY    47  44  90 SW5       30.07R                  
ROLLA          CLOUDY    46  44  93 SW7       30.06R                  
OSAGE BEACH    CLOUDY    46  42  86 SW6       30.08R                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    46  45  96 SW6       30.06R                  
BRANSON        CLOUDY    45  45 100 CALM      30.08R FOG              
JOPLIN         CLOUDY    45  44  97 SW5       30.08R                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    46  44  93 S3        30.09R FOG              

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 700pm CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 49 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 44 degrees at Whiteman Air Force Base and 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 HOWELL County,MO

213 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HOWELL County, MO
438 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle. Lows around 40. Light wind.

MONDAY
Warmer. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Light wind in the morning becoming southwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light wind.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Light wind.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Light wind in the evening becoming northeast around 10 mph after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Temperature falling into the 40s in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 40.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:21 EST Set 17:49 EST
Transit Meridian 13:05 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:52 EST Ends 18:18 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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky