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Regional Hourly Observations For MERCER County
Issued at 800 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    86  72  62 NW5       29.95S HX  92           
LEE'S SUMMIT   CLOUDY    89  65  44 N6        29.95F HX  91           
ST JOSEPH      MOCLDY    84  72  67 N5        29.96R                  
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     91  63  39 N3        29.94S HX  92           
     

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 90 degrees north, near 93 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The heat index is near 94 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 94 degrees at Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 82 degrees at 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 MERCER County,MO

516 AM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

 Thunderstorms possible south of I-70 on Sunday night into Monday.
Severe weather is not expected with this activity.

Thunderstorm chances return to the area Wednesday into Thursday.
Again, severe weather is not anticipated at this time.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

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7-Day Forecast For MERCER County, MO
752 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 70. Light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Considerable cloudiness in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. Light and variable winds.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of showers 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of showers 30 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      Below                      

....  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 July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:57 EDT Set 21:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:27 EDT Ends 22:02 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

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JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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