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Regional Hourly Observations For MONITEAU County
Issued at 900 AM CDT WED JUL 18 2018
ST. LOUIS INTL MOSUNNY   77  63  61 E10       30.08S                  
SPIRIT OF STL  MOSUNNY   79  66  64 E9        30.06S                  
COLUMBIA       CLOUDY    79  65  62 SE7       30.06S                  
JEFFERSON CITY CLOUDY    77  66  68 SE5       30.05S                  
ROLLA          CLOUDY    77  63  61 SE14      30.07R                  
OSAGE BEACH    RAIN      71  69  93 NE5       30.06F                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    78  70  76 SE16      30.01F                  
BRANSON        CLOUDY    73  73 100 SE6       30.05F                  
JOPLIN         PTSUNNY   77  72  84 VRB5      30.01R                  
WEST PLAINS    PTSUNNY   76  70  82 E8        30.07S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 900am CDT, Wednesday July 18, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 77 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis and Columbia. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Osage Beach.

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 MONITEAU County,MO

423 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

There is a chance of thunderstorms today, mainly in central 
Missouri, then the chance for storms will expand into eastern 
Missouri tonight as well as west central Illinois.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

There is a chance of thunderstorms for portions of the area
Thursday through Friday night. Isolated to scattered severe 
thunderstorms are possible Friday afternoon and evening across west
central and southwest Illinois into parts of eastern Missouri.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MONITEAU County, MO
620 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Hot and humid. Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon. South wind around 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 70. Light wind.

Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. High around 90. South wind around 10 mph in the morning shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

Mostly clear. Low around 70.

Mostly sunny. High around 90.

Clear. Low in the mid 60s.

Mostly clear. High around 90. Low in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. High around 90. Low in the upper 60s.

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 
                   JUL 23-27 JUL 25-JUL 31    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below      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

Wednesday July 18, 2018 the 199th Day of Year

Declination 20.840000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:59 EDT Set 21:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:14 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:30 EDT Ends 22:00 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 cloudburst in West Virginia along the small creeks in Wirt County,
Jackson County and Wood County claimed twenty lives. Rockport WV reported
nineteen inches of rain in two hours and ten minutes that Thursday evening.
Tygart Creek rose 22 feet in one hour, and villages were swept away on
Tygart, Slate, Tucker, and Sandy Creeks. (The Weather Channel)
A record deluge occurred at Smethport in northern Pennsylvania, with 30.7
inches in just six hours. The downpours and resultant flooding in
Pennsylvania were devastating. (David Ludlum)
One of the most "photo-genic" tornadoes touched down in the northern
suburbs of Minneapolis MN during the late afternoon. The very slow moving
tornado actually appeared live on the evening news by way of an aerial
video taken by the KARE-TV helicopter crew. The tornado, unlike most, was
quite the prima donna, staying visible to tens of thousands of persons for
thirty minutes. It was moderate in intensity, with winds of 113-157 mph,
and caused 650 thousand dollars damage. (Storm Data)
Cool weather prevailed in the western U.S. Seven cities reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Alamosa CO with a reading of 38
degrees. The low of 52 degrees at Bakersfield CA was a record for July. Up
to eight inches of snow covered the Northern Sierra Nevada Range of
California from a storm the previous day. During that storm, winds gusting
to 52 mph at Slide Mountain NV produced a wind chill reading of 20 degrees
below zero. Susanville CA reached 17 degrees that previous day, Blue Canyon
CA dipped to a July record of 36 degrees, and the high of 44 degrees at
Klamath Falls OR smashed their previous record for July by ten degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
Sweltering heat continued in California, with record highs of 111 degrees
at Redding and 112 degrees at Sacramento. Death Valley CA hit 127 degrees.
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central Plains Region
produced baseball size hail at Kimball NE, wind gusts to 79 mph at Colby
KS, and six inches of rain near Lexington NE. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Oklahoma, northern Texas and
Arkansas during the afternoon, and into the night. Thunderstorms produced
baseball size hail at Stamford TX, and wind gusts to 92 mph near
Throckmorton TX. Record heat continued in the southwestern U.S. Phoenix AZ
reported a record high of 115 degrees, and a 111 degree reading at Midland
TX was second only to their all-time record high of 112 degrees established
sixteen days earlier. (The National Weather Summary)

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