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Regional Hourly Observations For WEBSTER County
Issued at 1100 PM CDT FRI MAR 16 2018
SPRINGFIELD    FAIR      56  53  90 S10       29.75S                  
JOPLIN         FAIR      61  35  37 SW10      29.78R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Friday March 16, 2018

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 58 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the east at 17 mph with gusts at 29 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Joplin. The lowest temperature is 37 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 WEBSTER County,MO

926 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Additional thunderstorm chances will return from late Sunday into
Monday. The potential for strong to thunderstorms will be 
dependent on the amount of instability.


  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WEBSTER County, MO
1113 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds around 10 mph late in the evening shifting to the west after midnight.

Cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Light wind.

Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

Showers likely in the evening, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers
possibly mixed with snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers
possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs in the mid 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.

Clear. Lows around 30.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Breezy. Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 60.

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 22-26    MAR 24-30    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      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

Saturday March 17, 2018 the 76th Day of Year

Declination -0.940000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:16 EDT Set 19:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:16 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:51 EDT Ends 19:44 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 winter storm in southwestern and central Tennessee produced 26 inches of
snow at Riddleton, and 18.5 inches at Memphis. It was the deepest snow of
record for those areas. (David Ludlum)
Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling 
Green 16. (NWS Louisville, KY)
The temperature at Snake River WY dipped to 50 degrees below zero, a record
for the U.S. for the month of March. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
A powerful spring storm produced severe thunderstorms over the Central Gulf
Coast States, and heavy snow in the High Plains Region. A tornado caused
three million dollars damage at Natchez MS, and six inches of rain in five
hours caused five million dollars damage at Vicksburg MS. Cactus TX
received 10 inches of snow. Western Kansas reported blizzard conditions.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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