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Regional Hourly Observations For SALINE County
Issued at 600 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017
...CENTRAL MISSOURI...  
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBIA       NOT AVBL                                               
JEFFERSON CITY LGT RAIN  45  33  63 E5        30.03F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  48; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

ROLLA          CLOUDY    44  30  57 S9        30.02F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  44; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46;                                

SEDALIA        LGT RAIN  44  42  93 SW6       30.02R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  44; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50; 6HR PCP:  0.02;                

WARRENSBURG    LGT RAIN  41  37  87 S5        30.01S                  
               

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 500am CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. 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 46 degrees at Sedalia and Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 41 degrees at West Plains and Springfield.


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 SALINE County,MO

457 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

 Rain showers should taper off by the late morning to early
 afternoon. Rainfall totals will generally remain below two tenths 
 of an inch.

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

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

 Additional rain chances will return by Thursday morning, with a 
 possible transition to wintry precipitation Thursday night. At this
 time, no significant impacts are expected.

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

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7-Day Forecast For SALINE County, MO
553 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Cloudy. Showers in the morning. Patchy fog late in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs 52 to 58.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Colder. Highs in the mid 30s. Lows 21 to 28.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:21 EST Set 17:49 EST
Transit Meridian 13:05 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:52 EST Ends 18:18 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

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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