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Regional Hourly Observations For SCOTLAND County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018
...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KANSAS CTY INT MOSUNNY   90  76  63 SW8       29.85R HX 101           
KANSAS C DTWN  SUNNY     94  73  50 S5        29.82R HX 103           
LEE'S SUMMIT   MOSUNNY   89  76  65 SW8       29.86R HX 100           
ST JOSEPH      MOSUNNY   90  77  65 W10       29.81F HX 103           
CHILLICOTHE      N/A     77  72  84 SE3       29.87R                  
KIRKSVILLE     CLOUDY    78  70  76 S10       29.88S                  
     

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Thursday July 19, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 78 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, thunderstorms central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Visibility is less than one mile central. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and thunderstorms. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 93 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Jefferson City.


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 SCOTLAND County,MO

411 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT

Slow moving thunderstorms with heavy rainfall may lead to minor 
flooding over portions of east central Iowa this morning. 
Scattered thunderstorms will affect much of the outlook area 
through the day with locally heavy rainfall and cloud to ground
lightning the primary threats.

Severe storms will be possible from late afternoon through this
evening. The Storm Prediction Center has a Slight Risk west of a 
line from Independence through Muscatine, Iowa to Macomb, 
Illinois. A Marginal Risk is in place for the remainder of the 
outlook area. The main severe risk threats will be damaging wind
and large hail. An isolated tornado is possible. 

Widespread rain and thunderstorms are expected to continue
overnight over east central Iowa into northwest Illinois. Severe
weather is not expected, but there will continue to be a threat of
locally heavy rainfall. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Thunderstorms are expected again Friday. Severe weather is not
expected. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and this evening. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For SCOTLAND County, MO
1227 PM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. High in the mid 80s. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY
Sunny. High in the lower 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 60s. High in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     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

Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.660000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:00 EDT Set 21:30 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 21:59 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 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1886...
A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage
from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or 
above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record.
...1960...
Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of
102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the
high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the
entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel)
...1974...
A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain
washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City
AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down
a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1977...
Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern
Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour
period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in
widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten
feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million
dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33
degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and
evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New
Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and
caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New
York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red
Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures
continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff
and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50
inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash
flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in
Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight
cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the
date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ
with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was
the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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