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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
CAPE GIRARDEAU CLOUDY    36  31  82 N15G24    29.79R WCI  27          
FARMINGTON     CLOUDY    36  30  80 NW17      29.81S WCI  25          
POPLAR BLUFF   LGT RAIN  39  34  82 N16G25    29.80R                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    46  35  65 NW14G23   29.83R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the north at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 23 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 36 degrees at 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 MADISON County,MO

423 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

There is a chance of thunderstorms on Friday night and Saturday.
There is also a chance of thunderstorms on Sunday night.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MADISON County, MO
906 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Breezy. Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow late in the morning. High in the upper 40s. North wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Low around 30. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. High in the lower 50s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Clear. Low around 30. Light wind.

Partly cloudy. High around 60. Light wind in the morning becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Low around 40.

Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. High in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Low in the upper 40s. High in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Low in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. High around 60.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. High in the upper 50s.

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 
                   MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Below      Above                      
 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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:11 EDT Set 19:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 19:47 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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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