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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE County
Issued at 900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
...CENTRAL MISSOURI...  
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBIA       LGT RAIN  63  61  93 S17       29.80F                  
JEFFERSON CITY LGT RAIN  64  59  83 S16G28    29.80F                  
ROLLA          LGT RAIN  64  57  78 S10G22    29.88R                  
SEDALIA        LGT RAIN  41  41 100 NW6       29.83S                  
WHITEMAN AFB   DRIZZLE   38  36  94 N7        29.78S                  
WARRENSBURG    LGT RAIN  36  34  93 NW6       29.83S                  
OSAGE BEACH    RAIN      62  60  93 S10       29.83F                  
               

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 16 mph with gusts at 28 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 21 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 68 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Lee's Summit.


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 MONROE County,MO

307 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

There is a chance for thunderstorms today and tonight. Severe 
weather is not expected. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

There is a chance for thunderstorms on Tuesday and Tuesday night.

Freezing rain, perhaps mixing with sleet, is likely on Tuesday 
night through Wednesday morning with another round of freezing
rain possible Wednesday night. A light glaze of ice to as much as
a tenth of an inch are possible.

There is a chance for thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday 
across parts of southeastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, MO
806 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

TONIGHT
Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Low in the upper 40s to upper 50s. Temperature rising into the 50s after midnight. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY
Breezy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers in the afternoon. High in the mid 60s. Temperature falling into the 40s. South wind 15 to 20 mph in the morning shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain in the evening, then chance of freezing rain, snow and sleet after midnight. Little or no snow or sleet accumulation. A light glazing expected. Low in the lower 20s. North wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Much colder. Partly sunny in the morning and early afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy. High in the mid 30s. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of sleet, possibly mixed with snow and freezing rain after midnight. Low in the upper 20s. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of freezing rain and sleet, possibly mixed with rain in the morning. High in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Low in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. High around 50.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Low in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY
Rain showers likely. High around 50. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Rain showers likely. Low in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
Mostly clear. High in the lower 50s. Low around 30.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.910000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:54 EST Set 18:52 EST
Transit Meridian 13:22 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:28 EST Ends 19:18 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 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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