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Regional Hourly Observations For WASHINGTON County
Issued at 1000 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018
...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU CLOUDY    51  49  92 SW5       30.10S                  
FARMINGTON     CLOUDY    52  50  93 SW3       30.08S                  
POPLAR BLUFF   CLOUDY    52  52 100 SW5       30.12S                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    51  50  96 W6        30.11F FOG              
                                       

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 53 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. There is patchy fog central and south. Winds are from the west at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 57 degrees at Chillicothe. The lowest temperature is 51 degrees at West Plains and Sedalia.


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 WASHINGTON County,MO

358 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Major river flooding continues on the Mississippi River at Saverton 
Lock and Dam and is expected to drop below major flood stage this
evening. See the appropriate Flood Statement for more details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Sub-freezing temperatures are likely Sunday morning. Widespread
frost and sub-freezing temperatures may pose a risk to tender
vegetation late Saturday night and Sunday morning. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WASHINGTON County, MO
821 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Cloudy during mid and late evening then becoming partly cloudy early in the morning then becoming clear toward daybreak. Low in the upper 40s. West wind around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Warmer, sunny. High in the lower 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the morning increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Colder, clear. Low around 30. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. High in the mid 50s. Light wind.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Low in the upper 30s. Light wind.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. High in the mid 60s. Low around 40.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. High in the upper 50s. Temperature falling through the 50s in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Low in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. High in the upper 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Low in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. High 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 
                   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 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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:22 EDT Set 19:24 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:56 EDT Ends 19:50 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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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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