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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County
Issued at 600 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017
...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU LGT RAIN  40  37  89 SE9       30.10F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  40; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45; 6HR PCP:  0.03;                

POPLAR BLUFF   LGT RAIN  42  41  96 S6        30.12F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  41; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45; 6HR PCP:  0.13;                

WEST PLAINS    LGT RAIN  40  39  97 SE6       30.05R FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  40; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45; 6HR PCP:  0.15;                

                                       

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 500am CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. 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 46 degrees at Sedalia and Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 41 degrees at West Plains and Springfield.


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

408 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and 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 INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For MADISON County, MO
521 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Colder, cloudy. Rain in the morning. High in the mid 40s. Light wind in the morning becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Near steady temperature around 40. Light wind.

MONDAY
Warmer. Patchy fog in the morning. Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of drizzle in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. High in the upper 50s. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 60s. Light wind.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Low in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Mostly clear. Low in the lower 30s. High in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Low around 40.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. High around 50. Temperature falling through the 40s in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Colder. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Low in the mid 20s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. High around 40. Temperature 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 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:21 EST Set 17:49 EST
Transit Meridian 13:05 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:52 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 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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