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Regional Hourly Observations For MCDONALD County
Issued at 200 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018
SPRINGFIELD    SUNNY     65  40  39 CALM      30.04F                  
JOPLIN         SUNNY     66  37  34 SW3       30.04F                  
BRANSON        PTSUNNY   66  37  34 SE6       30.07F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 100pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly sunny central, and mostly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northeast at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 28 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 64 degrees at Springfield. The lowest temperature is 37 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 MCDONALD County,MO

150 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

  Limited ice accumulation risk.


Light freezing drizzle will be possible after midnight along and 
northwest of a Pittsburg, Kansas to Versailles, Missouri line. Due
to warm ground and road temperatures, no impacts are expected at 
this time. The rest of the area will see a slight chance of 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday. 

Any freezing drizzle across southeast Kansas and west central
Missouri will switch back to drizzle quickly during the morning 
hours Sunday. No impacts are expected at this time.


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MCDONALD County, MO
932 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

Mostly sunny in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Light wind.

Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of drizzle after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.

Much colder. Cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of rain in the morning, then slight chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Highs around 40. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Light wind.

Warmer. Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Light wind.

Clear. Lows around 30. Highs around 50.

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of drizzle. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.

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 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below     Normal                      

....  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

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:54 EST Set 17:54 EST
Transit Meridian 12:53 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:26 EST Ends 18:21 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

Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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