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Regional Hourly Observations For PLATTE County
Issued at 900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KANSAS CTY INT CLOUDY    30  28  92 N7        29.83S FOG     WCI  23  
KANSAS C DTWN  CLOUDY    34  29  82 N6        29.83S WCI  29          
LEE'S SUMMIT   CLOUDY    33  33 100 N8        29.83R WCI  26          
ST JOSEPH      CLOUDY    28  28 100 N8        29.86S WCI  20          
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     35  33  92 NW6       29.84R                  
KIRKSVILLE     CLOUDY    40  40 100 W8        29.81R FOG              
     

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 16 mph with gusts at 28 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 21 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 68 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Lee's Summit.


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 PLATTE County,MO

1232 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight
 
 Today...Scattered non-severe thunderstorms possible.
 
 Tonight into Tuesday morning, precipitation looks to transition 
 over to freezing rain as temperatures drop across northern Kansas 
 and far northwest Missouri. 
 
 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo
 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday
 
 Accumulating freezing rain possible into Tuesday morning, with a
 wintry mix of precipitation spreading southeast Tuesday afternoon 
 and evening. 
 
 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

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7-Day Forecast For PLATTE County, MO
939 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY

REST OF TONIGHT
Freezing rain and a chance of thunderstorms. Colder. New ice accumulation of one tenth of an inch. Lows in the upper 20s. Light and variable winds becoming northeast around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

TUESDAY
Considerable cloudiness. Freezing rain in the morning, then a chance of freezing rain in the afternoon. Much colder. Ice accumulation of one tenth of an inch. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 17. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

THURSDAY
Cloudy. Chance of freezing rain possibly mixed with snow in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with rain possibly mixed with snow. Lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain possibly mixed with snow in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s.

SATURDAY
Considerable cloudiness. Rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with chance of rain in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows around 30.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.910000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:54 EST Set 18:52 EST
Transit Meridian 13:22 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:28 EST Ends 19:18 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

FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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