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Regional Hourly Observations For POLK County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS SPRINGFIELD CLOUDY 72 65 78 SE3 30.05S JOPLIN CLOUDY 72 66 81 SE3 30.03S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 65 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, partly cloudy central, and partly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 64 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. Winds are from the southeast at 3 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 72 degrees at Springfield, Lee's Summit, and Joplin. The lowest temperature is 65 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 POLK County,MO
935 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018 DAY ONE Tonight. Weather hazards expectedLimited fog risk. DISCUSSION Patchy fog will be possible late tonight into early Wednesday morning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible from Wednesday into early next week. Organized or widespread severe weather is not expected at this time, however some storms may produce locally gusty winds and small hail. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For POLK County, MO
1152 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Normal Normal Above Normal .... 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 May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.770000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:51 EDT Set 21:21 EDT Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:21 EDT Ends 21:50 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
/////////////////// MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1878... An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville) ...1882... An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of May. (The Weather Channel) ...2000... An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky