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Regional Hourly Observations For WRIGHT County
Issued at 400 PM CST THU DEC 14 2017
...SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    38  24  57 N9        30.07S                  
JOPLIN         CLOUDY    40  28  62 NW7       30.10S                  
BRANSON        CLOUDY    37  23  56 N13       30.08S WCI  29          
               

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Missouri
Based on observations at 400pm CST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Missouri...temperatures are near 31 degrees north, near 35 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 26 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees south. 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 40 degrees at Lee's Summit and Joplin. The lowest temperature is 31 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 WRIGHT County,MO

134 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

  An elevated fire weather risk will occur Saturday with warm
  temperatures, gusty south winds, and low humidity. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WRIGHT County, MO
356 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light wind.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows around 30. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Warmer, sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with rain showers after midnight. Lows around 40. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Rain showers in the morning. Highs around 50. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Missouri
                             MISSOURI                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 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

Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:19 EST Set 17:48 EST
Transit Meridian 13:03 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:50 EST Ends 18:17 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

DECEMBER 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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