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Regional Hourly Observations For SHANNON County
Issued at 200 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018
...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CAPE GIRARDEAU CLOUDY 52 50 93 SW6 30.08R FARMINGTON FAIR 52 51 97 CALM 30.07R POPLAR BLUFF MOCLDY 51 51 100 SW5 30.09S WEST PLAINS CLOUDY 53 51 93 W7 30.12R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 200am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Missouri...temperatures are near 50 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 53 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, fog central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile central. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Springfield, Osage Beach, and Joplin. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis.
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 SHANNON County,MO
1058 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight. Weather hazards expectedElevated fog risk. DISCUSSION Areas of dense fog will be possible tonight especially over southeast Kansas and parts of the Missouri Ozarks. The fog is expected to gradually dissipate late tonight with the passage of a cold front. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday. Widespread frost will be possible Saturday night across the entire region and again across south central Missouri Sunday night. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For SHANNON County, MO
1050 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
MISSOURI --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Precipitation: Normal 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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.680000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:23 EDT Set 19:23 EDT Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:57 EDT Ends 19:49 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky