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Regional Hourly Observations For OSAGE County
Issued at 500 AM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018
...EASTERN AND SOUTHERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ST. LOUIS INTL CLEAR     76  74  93 SW9       29.82S                  
SPIRIT OF STL  CLEAR     73  71  93 CALM      29.81S                  
COLUMBIA       PTCLDY    68  65  90 SW6       29.85S                  
JEFFERSON CITY CLOUDY    70  67  90 CALM      29.85S                  
ROLLA          CLOUDY    67  64  90 SW10      29.89R                  
OSAGE BEACH    TSTM      68  66  94 SW31G38   29.90R FOG              
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    74  62  66 E8        29.87R                  
BRANSON        CLOUDY    68  66  94 CALM      29.88S                  
JOPLIN         CLOUDY    76  66  71 E3        29.83R                  
WEST PLAINS    MOCLDY    71  66  84 CALM      29.90S THUNDER          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 500am CDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 71 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is thunder south. Winds are from the west at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 67 degrees at Rolla.


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 OSAGE County,MO

355 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are possible for areas
south and east of the Saint Louis metro area today. Large hail and
damaging winds are the primary threats. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

There will be a slight chance for thunderstorms for portions of
southwest Illinois on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed today for areas south and east of
the Saint Louis metro area. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For OSAGE County, MO
335 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

THROUGH SUNRISE
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperature falling to the upper 60s. Light wind.

TODAY
Warmer. Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. High in the mid 90s. West wind around 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s. Light wind.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s. North wind around 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s. High around 90.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:01 EDT Set 21:29 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 21:58 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

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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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