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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
Issued at 400 PM CST THU DEC 14 2017
...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KANSAS CTY INT MOCLDY    41  24  51 NW5       30.07R                  
KANSAS C DTWN  CLOUDY    42  24  49 NW7       30.07F                  
LEE'S SUMMIT   CLOUDY    40  24  53 N6        30.07F                  
ST JOSEPH      CLOUDY    42  26  53 NW7       30.07S                  
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     36  23  59 VRB6      30.10R                  
KIRKSVILLE     CLOUDY    31  24  75 NW5       30.08R WCI  26          
     

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 400pm CST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 31 degrees north, near 35 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 26 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees south. 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 40 degrees at Lee's Summit and Joplin. The lowest temperature is 31 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 PIKE County,MO

353 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, MO
336 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Cloudy. High in the lower 30s. Light wind.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Low in the mid 20s. Light wind.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. High around 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Warmer, sunny. High in the upper 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s. South wind around 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then slight chance of rain in the afternoon. High around 50. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. High around 50. Low in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
Mostly clear. High around 50. Low around 30.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 50s. Temperature falling into the 40s in the afternoon.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
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

DECEMBER 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
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)
...1924...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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