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Regional Hourly Observations For TANEY County
Issued at 900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SPRINGFIELD    MOCLDY    65  59  81 S18G31    29.80F                  
JOPLIN         LGT RAIN  53  53 100 NW3       29.78R FOG              
BRANSON        CLOUDY    66  55  68 S13G18    29.87F                  
               

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the west at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 16 mph with gusts at 28 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the south at 14 mph with gusts at 21 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 68 degrees at Spirit of St. Louis. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Lee's Summit.


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 TANEY County,MO

938 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

Limited hail risk. 
Limited lightning risk. 
Limited non thunderstorm wind risk.

DISCUSSION  

Gusty south winds will be possible this afternoon and tonight 
with some gusts of 35 mph possible.

Showers and thunderstorms will become more numerous tonight with 
some heavy rain possible. Small hail will also be possible with 
stronger storms over far southwest Missouri. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Periods of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will 
continue on Tuesday into Tuesday night and may lead to some 
flooding, especially in low lying areas.

A cold front will begin pushing into the area on Tuesday with sub
freezing temperatures pushing in late Tuesday into Tuesday night.
This will cause rain to change over to some freezing rain. 
Periods of freezing rain will be possible from Tuesday night into 
Thursday morning, although there may be times where it warms up 
above freezing and then drop below freezing again as the freezing 
line is expected to meander back and forth. Ice amounts of a tenth
to quarter of an inch will be possible.

An additional round of rain will then be possible late in the 
week into next weekend. Total rainfall amounts from today through 
next weekend of 2 to 6.5 inches may be possible, but there remains
uncertainty with amounts and timing with the late week/next 
weekend system.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For TANEY County, MO
929 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

REST OF TONIGHT
Warmer. Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs around 70. Temperature falling into the 60s in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Much colder. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain showers after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the evening. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Much colder. Cloudy with rain likely
possibly mixed with freezing rain. Ice accumulation up to one tenth of an inch. Highs in the upper 30s. Temperature falling through the 30s by midday
then near steady in the afternoon. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then chance of rain
possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. A light glazing expected. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Warmer. Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain likely in the evening, then showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Rain showers likely. Lows around 40. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.910000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:54 EST Set 18:52 EST
Transit Meridian 13:22 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:28 EST Ends 19:18 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

FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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