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Regional Hourly Observations For IRON County
Issued at 700 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018
CAPE GIRARDEAU FAIR      88  76  67 S7        29.79F HX  99           
6HR MIN TEMP:  88; 6HR MAX TEMP:  93;                                

FARMINGTON     CLOUDY    88  72  58 W5        29.85F HX  94           
6HR MIN TEMP:  87; 6HR MAX TEMP:  94;                                

POPLAR BLUFF   FAIR      78  76  93 SE7       29.80F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  78; 6HR MAX TEMP:  96; 6HR PCP:  0.08;                

WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    82  69  64 SW5       29.89F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  82; 6HR MAX TEMP:  93;                                


Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 86 degrees central, and near 82 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 21 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 92 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis and Joplin. The lowest temperature is 81 degrees at Osage Beach.

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 IRON County,MO

357 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible for areas south and 
east of the Saint Louis metro area today. Large hail and damaging 
winds are the primary threats.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

There will be a slight chance for thunderstorms for portions of
southwest Illinois on Sunday  and another chance for
thunderstorms next Thursday afternoon.


Spotter activation may be needed today for areas south and east
of the Saint Louis metro area. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For IRON County, MO
620 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

Mostly cloudy early in the evening then clearing. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Low in the upper 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

Mostly sunny. High around 90. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. High in the 80s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s.

Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s.

Sunny. High in the upper 80s.

Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. High around 90.

Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low in the mid 60s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:01 EDT Set 21:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 21:58 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

The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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