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Regional Hourly Observations For KNOX County
Issued at 700 AM CDT MON JUL 16 2018
...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    74  66  76 N8        30.02R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  80;                                

KANSAS C DTWN  MOCLDY    79  65  62 NE5       30.00S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  76; 6HR MAX TEMP:  84;                                

LEE'S SUMMIT   PTCLDY    75  67  76 N5        30.02R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  74; 6HR MAX TEMP:  79;                                

ST JOSEPH      PTCLDY    69  69 100 CALM      30.03R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  66; 6HR MAX TEMP:  70;                                

CHILLICOTHE      N/A     71  68  90 CALM      30.01R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  73;                                

KIRKSVILLE     MOSUNNY   73  70  90 W3        30.00S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  73;                                

     

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Chillicothe.


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 KNOX County,MO

323 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered storms are possible this afternoon into this
evening. Severe weather is not expected, but thunderstorms may
produce frequent lightning and locally gusty winds. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

There is a chance of thunderstorms for portions of the area from 
Tuesday night through Friday. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, MO
720 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
Partly cloudy. High around 90. North wind around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Low in the lower 60s. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s. Light wind.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Light wind.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the mid 80s. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
Mostly clear. High in the mid 80s. Low in the mid 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.190000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 21:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:28 EDT Ends 22:01 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

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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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