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Regional Hourly Observations For PLATTE County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018
...KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN AREA...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
K.C. INTL      PTCLDY    61  57  87 SE7       30.04R                  
K.C. DOWNTOWN  CLEAR     68  58  70 CALM      30.03R                  
LEES SUMMIT    CLEAR     64  60  87 CALM      30.04S                  
OLATHE - IXD   CLEAR     63  59  87 SE5       30.05R                  
OLATHE - OJC   CLEAR     63  59  87 SE3       30.04S                  
LAWRENCE       CLEAR     61  60  97 E3        30.03S                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday May 22, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 58 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog north. Winds are calm 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 70 degrees at West Plains and Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 58 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 PLATTE County,MO

337 AM CDT Mon May 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

 A few isolated storms are possible midweek, then a stormier pattern
 returns for the holiday weekend.

 More detailed information can be accessed at...
 https://www.weather.gov/eax/hwo

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PLATTE County, MO
1208 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Light and variable winds.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the upper 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      Above     Normal                      

....  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

Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.580000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:51 EDT Set 21:20 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:22 EDT Ends 21:49 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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MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1876...
Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
...1911...
The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest
temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of
Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the
structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in
the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through
adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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