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Regional Hourly Observations For PLATTE County
Issued at 1000 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017
...KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN AREA... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS K.C. INTL PTCLDY 36 27 69 NW6 29.94R WCI 31 K.C. DOWNTOWN CLEAR 41 28 60 N6 29.94R LEES SUMMIT CLEAR 40 28 62 N13 29.93R WCI 32 OLATHE - IXD CLEAR 39 28 64 N13 29.94R WCI 31 OLATHE - OJC CLEAR 40 28 62 N14G21 29.93R WCI 32 LAWRENCE CLEAR 41 28 60 N12 29.96R WCI 34
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1000pm CST, Wednesday December 13, 2017
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly cloudy central, and clear 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 55%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 29 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 45 degrees at Osage Beach. 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For PLATTE County,MO
512 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017 DAY ONE Today and Tonight High fire danger is expected today with the gusty winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels. Therefore, outdoor burning is highly discouraged. More detailed information can be accessed at... https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday A rain snow mix is possible Thursday night, but very little, if any, accumulation is expected at this time. The better chance for rain is Saturday night into Sunday, with some snow mixed in as well. Very little snow accumulation is expected at this time. More detailed information can be accessed at... https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo
7-Day Forecast For PLATTE County, MO
938 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.210000 Distance 0.999724 AU Rise 08:18 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 13TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1915... A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for western New England. (The Weather Channel) ...1962... Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of December. ...1987... A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4 inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours. The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique. Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky