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Regional Hourly Observations For MONITEAU County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
ST. LOUIS INTL CLOUDY    38  28  67 N13       29.85R WCI  30          
SPIRIT OF STL  CLOUDY    40  29  64 N14       29.86R WCI  32          
COLUMBIA       PTSUNNY   41  31  67 NW15      29.91R WCI  33          
JEFFERSON CITY MOSUNNY   43  29  57 NW8       29.91R                  
ROLLA          CLOUDY    41  31  67 N12       29.86R WCI  34          
SPRINGFIELD    MOSUNNY   47  35  63 NW16G24   29.90R                  
BRANSON        PTSUNNY   46  34  61 NW17G24   29.89R                  
JOPLIN         MOSUNNY   49  37  63 NW15      29.96S                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    46  35  65 NW14G23   29.83R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the north at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 23 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 36 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 MONITEAU County,MO

423 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

There is a chance of thunderstorms on Friday night and Saturday.
There is also a chance of thunderstorms on Sunday night.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MONITEAU County, MO
906 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Mostly cloudy. High in the upper 40s. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. Low around 30. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

Mostly sunny. High in the lower 50s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Low in the mid 30s. Light wind.

Warmer. Partly sunny early in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy late in the morning then becoming partly sunny in the afternoon. High in the lower 60s. South wind around 10 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. High around 60.

Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly sunny with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Colder. Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s.

Cooler. Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. High in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Low around 40. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. High in the mid 50s.

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 
                   MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:11 EDT Set 19:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:46 EDT Ends 19:47 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 tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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