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Regional Hourly Observations For MCDONALD County
Issued at 1200 PM CST SUN FEB 18 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS SPRINGFIELD CLOUDY 47 34 60 S26G35 30.06F 6HR MIN TEMP: 33; 6HR MAX TEMP: 48; JOPLIN MOSUNNY 52 30 43 S14 30.03F 6HR MIN TEMP: 33; 6HR MAX TEMP: 52; BRANSON CLOUDY 48 32 53 SE14G24 30.13F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1100am CST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the south at 23 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 22 mph with gusts at 33 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph with gusts at 23 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 52 degrees at Sedalia. The lowest temperature is 43 degrees at West Plains.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MCDONALD County,MO
1106 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedLimited lightning risk. Elevated non thunderstorm wind risk. Elevated fire weather risk. DISCUSSION South winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph will occur today. These gusty winds combined with a warm and dry air mass will lead to an elevated fire weather risk across much of the area Today. A few non severe storms may be possible late tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday. Windy conditions will continue to affect the region early this week as wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible. A few thunderstorms will remain possible at times Monday and Tuesday. Locally heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with isolated heavier amounts will be possible Monday and Tuesday, leading to a limited risk for flooding across the region. An additional round of rain may then be possible late in the week into next weekend. Total rainfall amounts from tonight through next weekend of 3 to 5 inches may be possible, but there remains uncertainty with amounts and timing with the late week/next weekend system. As colder air filters into the region behind a cold front, a wintry mix will likely develop later Tuesday into Wednesday night. Exact timing, winter weather types, and amounts are uncertain at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For MCDONALD County, MO
1103 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.270000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:55 EST Set 18:51 EST Transit Meridian 13:22 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 EST Ends 19:17 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
FEBRUARY 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum) ...1959... Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum) ...1987... A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY, located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with 6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and 12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky