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Regional Hourly Observations For LEWIS County
Issued at 1200 AM CST MON DEC 18 2017
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    44  42  93 SW10      30.02S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  42; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45;                                

KANSAS C DTWN  CLOUDY    45  41  86 SW10      30.03S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  42; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48;                                

LEE'S SUMMIT   CLOUDY    42  42 100 SW7       30.04S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  41; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46;                                

ST JOSEPH      CLOUDY    40  40 100 NW3       30.02S FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  38; 6HR MAX TEMP:  42;                                

CHILLICOTHE      N/A     45  43  93 SW6       30.02F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45;                                

KIRKSVILLE     CLOUDY    45  45 100 SW6       30.01F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  44; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45;                                


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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200am CST, Monday December 18, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fog south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Visibility is less than one mile south. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. 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 48 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 41 degrees at Whiteman Air Force Base.

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 LEWIS County,MO

400 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  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 activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, MO
1151 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. Light wind. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle in the morning, then sunny in the afternoon. High in the lower 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.

Mostly clear. Low around 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. High in the mid 50s. West wind around 10 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

Colder. Mostly clear. Low around 30. Light wind.

Mostly sunny. High in the upper 40s.

Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s.

Partly sunny. High in the mid 50s.

Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Low in the lower 30s. High in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. High in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Low around 19.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. High in the upper 20s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For 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

Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

Declination -23.410000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:22 EST Set 17:50 EST
Transit Meridian 13:05 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:53 EST Ends 18:19 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

A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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