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Regional Hourly Observations For NEWTON County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS SPRINGFIELD MOSUNNY 47 35 63 NW16G24 29.90R JOPLIN MOSUNNY 49 37 63 NW15 29.96S
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 NEWTON County,MO
209 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. The chance of thunderstorms will return later this week into the weekend. Severe weather is not expected at this time. Fire weather concerns will also have to be monitored later this week. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For NEWTON County, MO
1228 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... 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