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Regional Hourly Observations For MORGAN County
Issued at 100 AM CST THU DEC 14 2017
ST. LOUIS INTL CLOUDY    38  23  55 NW17G25   29.89S WCI  28          
SPIRIT OF STL  MOCLDY    38  23  55 NW13G21   29.91R WCI  30          
COLUMBIA       CLOUDY    37  22  54 N17       29.94R WCI  27          
JEFFERSON CITY CLOUDY    40  23  50 N8        29.95R WCI  34          
ROLLA          CLOUDY    39  26  59 N12       29.91R WCI  32          
OSAGE BEACH    CLOUDY    39  27  62 N5        29.93S                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLEAR     38  28  67 N9        29.90S WCI  31          
BRANSON        MOCLDY    41  27  56 CALM      29.91R                  
JOPLIN         CLEAR     40  29  64 N10       29.95R WCI  33          
WEST PLAINS    CLEAR     41  27  57 N7G20     29.89R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 100am CST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the north at 17 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 7 mph with gusts at 20 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 41 degrees at West Plains. The lowest temperature is 33 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 MORGAN County,MO

606 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

  An elevated fire weather risk will occur at times through the 
  week with Saturday having the most critical fire weather


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MORGAN County, MO
333 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light wind.

Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Warmer, sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly clear in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers
possibly mixed with snow showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s.

Rain showers
possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 50.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:19 EST Set 17:48 EST
Transit Meridian 13:03 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:50 EST Ends 18:17 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

Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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