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Regional Hourly Observations For RIPLEY County
Issued at 1100 PM CDT TUE OCT 23 2018
...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU FAIR      45  36  70 NE5       30.30R                  
FARMINGTON     FAIR      43  33  68 N5        30.33R                  
POPLAR BLUFF   FAIR      48  40  73 N6        30.29R                  
WEST PLAINS    FAIR      49  38  65 NE5       30.30S                  
                                       

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Tuesday October 23, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. Winds are from the north at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 53 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 37 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

310 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Patches or areas of frost are possible overnight, especially in 
favored low-lying and sheltered locations. Otherwise, no hazardous 
weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For RIPLEY County, MO
309 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Showers. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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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 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:27 EDT Set 19:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 08:01 EDT Ends 19:44 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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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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