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Regional Hourly Observations For RIPLEY County
Issued at 100 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018
...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU FAIR      72  65  78 N7        29.87F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  81;                                

FARMINGTON     CLEAR     69  64  84 NW5       29.94F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  77;                                

POPLAR BLUFF   FAIR      72  66  81 NW6       29.89S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  85;                                

WEST PLAINS    PTCLDY    69  63  81 N5        29.98R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  82;                                

                                       

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Monday July 23, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 66 degrees north, near 71 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 93%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at Springfield, Spirit of St. Louis, and Joplin. The lowest temperature is 66 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 RIPLEY County,MO

316 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

There will be a chance of thunderstorms through early this evening
across the east. Lightning and brief heavy rain will be the 
primary hazards.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

The chance of thunderstorms will increase toward the end of the
week with the best chance on Saturday. At this time, severe 
weather is not expected.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For RIPLEY County, MO
308 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 90. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows around 70. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

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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 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     Normal      Below                      

....  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 July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 19.860000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:03 EDT Set 21:27 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:34 EDT Ends 21:56 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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JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1788...
A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a
hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed
eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central
Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and
crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum)
...1898...
A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More
than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out
while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the
afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel)
...1923...
Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour
record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of
railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours
at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding
claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in
Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm
sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five
million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio,
over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains
Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two
inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up
to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85
mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado
which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three
quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)


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