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Regional Hourly Observations For ST FRANCOIS County
Issued at 600 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
CAPE GIRARDEAU CLOUDY    56  33  42 N7        30.29F                  
FARMINGTON     CLOUDY    53  35  50 E5        30.28F                  
WEST PLAINS    SUNNY     61  28  28 S8        30.22F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 600pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 57 degrees central, and near 61 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 48 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 ST FRANCOIS County,MO

304 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

There is a chance of thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday
morning. There is also a slight chance of thunderstorms from late
Sunday night through Tuesday evening. 


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For ST FRANCOIS County, MO
606 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Low around 40. Light wind.

Rain showers. High in the lower 50s. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Low in the mid 40s. Temperature steady or slowly rising. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon. High in the mid 60s. Temperature falling into the 50s in the afternoon. Southwest wind around 10 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Colder. Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Low in the mid 30s. North wind around 10 mph.

Cooler. Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 40. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. High around 60. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Low around 50. High in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. High around 60.

Showers likely. Low in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. High in the mid 50s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:08 EDT Set 19:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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