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Regional Hourly Observations For STONE County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS SPRINGFIELD SUNNY 85 72 65 S8 29.91F HX 91 JOPLIN SUNNY 93 69 45 SW6 29.89S HX 98 BRANSON MOSUNNY 86 73 66 SW5 29.94R HX 93
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 STONE County,MO
1128 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedElevated hail risk. Elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk. Limited flooding risk. Elevated lightning risk. Significant excessive heat risk. DISCUSSION A complex of strong to severe thunderstorms will impact portions of central and southern Missouri today. Hail up to the size of golf balls and damaging wind gusts up to 70 MPH will be the primary hazards with the most intense storms. Frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall can also be expected from the storms today. There will be a limited threat for localized flash flooding across central Missouri and the eastern Ozarks. Heat index values of 100 to 110 degrees can be expected this afternoon and early this evening with the hottest readings occurring along and west of the Highway 65 corridor. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. Afternoon and early evening heat indices of 95 to 105 degrees will occur again on Friday with the hottest readings across far southern Missouri and extreme southeastern Kansas. Afternoon heat indices from this weekend into the first half of next week will range from 90 to 100 degrees. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will remain possible on Friday and Friday night. Frequent lightning, small hail, and brief heavy downpours will be the main potential hazards from these storms. There is then a slight chance for thunderstorms next Tuesday across the eastern Ozarks. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed in the next three hours.
7-Day Forecast For STONE County, MO
1130 AM CDT Thu Jul 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 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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
/////////////////////////// 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