Crawford County, Missouri
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WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR CRAWFORD COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
600 PM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU FAIR      92  76  59 SW9       29.91F HX 104           
FARMINGTON     FAIR      94  76  55 S9G17     29.94S HX 106           
POPLAR BLUFF   FAIR      93  77  59 S8        29.91F HX 107           
WEST PLAINS    FAIR      93  71  48 SW9       29.98F HX 100           
                                       

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FORECAST FOR CRAWFORD COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Fri Jul 21 18:38:54 EDT 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SUNDAY...
.TONIGHT...Clear. Low in the upper 70s. Highest heat index
readings of around 100 early in the evening. Southwest wind
around 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Very hot and humid. Sunny. High around 101. Highest
heat index readings of around 110 in the afternoon. Southwest
wind 10 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 70s. Highest heat index
readings of around 100 early in the evening. Light wind. 
.SUNDAY...Hot and humid. Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 90s. Highest heat
index readings of around 100 in the late morning and afternoon.
Light wind. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Low around 70. Light wind. 
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the lower 90s. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. 
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s. 
.WEDNESDAY...Hot and humid. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 90s. Heat
index readings of around 100. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Low around 70. 
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 90s. Low
around 70. Heat index readings of around 105. 
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. High around 90. 

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MEDIUM & LONG RANGE OUTLOOK

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY     120 DAY    180 DAY
                                           NOV05   NOV05-JAN06 DEC05-FEB06 FEB06-APR06
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below      Above      Above      Above     Normal
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal     Normal      Above     Normal

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

ALMANAC INFORMATION

Friday July 21, 2017 the 202th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.220000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 07:02 EDT Set 21:28 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:33 EDT Ends 21:57 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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JULY 21ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
Shelbyville, Kentucky's wettest day on record, with 7.15 inches of rain.
...1911...
The temperature at Painter WY dipped to 10 degrees to equal the record low
for July for the continental U.S. (The Weather Channel)
...1934...
The temperature reached 109 degrees at Cincinnati OH to cap their hottest
summer of record. The state record for Ohio was established that day with a
reading of 113 degrees near the town of Gallipolis. (David Ludlum)
...1975...
Six inches of rain fell across Mercer County NJ in just ten hours causing
the worst flooding in twenty years. Assunpink Creek crested eleven feet
above flood stage at Hamilton and Trenton, the highest level of record.
Traffic was brought to a standstill, and railway service between New York
City and Washington D.C. was cut off for two days. Flooding left 1000
persons homeless, and caused an estimated 25 million dollars damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Utah to North Dakota, spawning a
dozen tornadoes in North Dakota. Thunderstorms in North Dakota also
produced baseball size hail at Clifford which caused four million dollars
damage, and high winds which toppled a couple of eighty foot towers cutting
off power to the town of Blanchard. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
While cool air invaded the central U.S., unseasonably hot weather continued
over the western states. The temperature at Spring Valley NV soared from a
morning low of 35 degrees to an afternoon high of 95 degrees. Fallon NV
reported an all-time record high of 108 degrees, and Death Valley CA
reported their sixth straight day of 120 degree heat. (The Weather Channel)
(The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Afternoon thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 92 mph at
Jacksonville, damaging thirteen light planes at Herlong Field. Five cities
in Texas reported record low temperatures for the date. Corpus Christi TX
equalled their record low for the date with a reading of 71 degrees, and
then tied their record high for the date that afternoon with a reading of
97 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2006...
After two week's of very hot weather conditions in Kentucky, cool air from
Canada moved into the Bluegrass state and provided temperatures in the upper 70's
and low 80's. (UKAWC)

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