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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 1000 AM CST FRI DEC 15 2017
...KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN AREA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
K.C. INTL      MOSUNNY   36  28  73 W7        30.14S WCI  30          
K.C. DOWNTOWN  SUNNY     38  28  67 SW7       30.16S WCI  33          
LEES SUMMIT    SUNNY     37  29  72 W8        30.16S WCI  31          
OLATHE - IXD   SUNNY     36  30  79 W7        30.17S WCI  30          
OLATHE - OJC   SUNNY     36  29  75 W5        30.16R WCI  32          
LAWRENCE       SUNNY     38  31  76 CALM      30.17R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 900am CST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 33 degrees central, and near 33 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the west at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 28 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 28 degrees south. 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 36 degrees at Springfield and Sedalia. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at West Plains, Kirksville, and Jefferson City.


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 JACKSON County,MO

455 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

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7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, MO
1009 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows 33 to 39.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Temperatures steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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

Friday December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:20 EST Set 17:49 EST
Transit Meridian 13:04 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 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 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1945...
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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