Crawford County, Missouri
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WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR CRAWFORD COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
900 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU CLOUDY    41  33  73 CALM      30.28S                  
FARMINGTON     CLOUDY    39  34  81 E5        30.25F                  
POPLAR BLUFF   CLOUDY    42  34  73 CALM      30.26S                  
WEST PLAINS    CLOUDY    41  36  82 SE3       30.22S                  
                                       

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FORECAST FOR CRAWFORD COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Sat Dec 20 21:55:40 EST 2014

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT WIND. 
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGH IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WIND
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT. 
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGH IN THE
MID 40S. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...COLDER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 30.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. 
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGH
IN THE MID 30S. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 30S. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW...
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. LOW IN THE MID 20S. 
.SATURDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGH IN THE MID 30S. 

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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

Saturday December 20, 2014 the 354th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.430000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:23 EST Set 17:51 EST
Transit Meridian 13:06 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:54 EST Ends 18:20 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 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1836...
A famous cold wave occurred in central Illinois. A cold front with 70 mph
winds swept through at Noon dropping the temperature from 40 degrees to
near zero in a matter of minutes. Many settlers froze to death. Folklore
told of chickens frozen in their tracks and men frozen to saddles. Ice in
streams reportedly froze to six inches in a few hours. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
...1901...
An extremely cold air mass brought record lows of 0 at Louisville, KY -2 at 
Lexington, and -10 at Bowling Green.
...1942...
An early cold wave sent the temperature plunging to 3 degrees below zero at
Nantucket MA, and to 11 degrees below zero at Boston MA. (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Heavy snow fell in the northern mountains of Colorado, with 15 inches
reported in the Mary Jane ski area. Strong and gusty winds prevailed from
the Northern High Plains to the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 54 mph at
Buffalo NY, and reached 66 mph at Livingston MT. Rain, freezing rain, sleet
and snow fell across New England, with up to seven inches of snow in Maine.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong southerly winds ahead of a cold front in the central U.S. gusted to
70 mph at Indianapolis IN. The high winds toppled a masonary wall killing a
construction worker. Low pressure and a trailing cold front brought rain
and snow and high winds to the western U.S. Winds gusted to 90 mph at the
Callahan Ranch south of Reno NV. Soda Springs, in the Sierra Nevada Range
of California, received 17 inches of snow in less than 24 hours. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Brutal northwest winds ushered bitter cold arctic air into the north
central U.S. International Falls MN and Warroad MN tied for honors as the
cold spot in the nation with morning lows of 34 degrees below zero. Minot
ND reported a wind chill reading of 81 degrees below zero. Squalls produced
more heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Erie PA received 21 inches of
snow, including four inches in one hour, to bring their total snow cover to
39 inches, an all-time record for that location. (Storm Data) (The National
Weather Summary)
...1990...
Snow fell at Santa Maria, CA for the first time since records were kept. 

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