Crawford County, Missouri
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WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR CRAWFORD COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
1000 AM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CAPE GIRARDEAU SUNNY     84  76  76 VRB3      30.13S HX  93           
FARMINGTON     MOSUNNY   85  76  74 SW5       30.15S HX  94           
POPLAR BLUFF   SUNNY     83  77  82 S3        30.13S HX  92           
WEST PLAINS    MOSUNNY   82  74  76 CALM      30.18S                  
                                       

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FORECAST FOR CRAWFORD COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Mon Aug 21 11:22:42 EDT 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. High around 90. Temperature
falling into the 80s by midday, then near steady in the
afternoon. Southwest wind around 10 mph. 
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight. Low in the lower 70s. South wind around 10 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the lower 80s. Light
wind. Chance of rain 60 percent. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy
after midnight. Low around 60. Light wind. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. High around 80. Light wind. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Low in the mid 50s. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. High around 80. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Low in the mid 50s. 
.FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. High in the lower 80s.
Low in the upper 50s. 

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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

Monday August 21, 2017 the 233th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 11.700000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:29 EDT Set 20:54 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:11 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:02 EDT Ends 21:20 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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AUGUST 21ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1883...
A tornado hit Rochester MN killing 31 persons and wrecking 1351 dwellings.
(David Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado swarm occurred in Maryland and Delaware. Many waterspouts were
seen over Chesapeake Bay. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1918...
A tornado struck Tyler MN killing 36 persons and destroying most of the
business section of the town resulting in a million dollars damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
The temperature at Fayetteville NC soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Early morning thunderstorms produced severe weather in eastern Iowa and
west central Illinois. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 82 mph at
Moline IL, and tennis ball size hail at Independence IA. Rock Island IL was
drenched with 3.70 inches of rain. Total damage for the seven county area
of west central Illinois was estimated at twelve million dollars. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Iowa, produced wind gusts to 63
mph in the Council Bluffs area, and drenched Sioux Center IA with up to
6.61 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather from Kansas to
Minnesota and North Dakota. Thunderstorms in Minnesota produced baseball
size hail from Correll to north of Appleton. Thunderstorms in north central
Kansas produced wind gusts higher than 100 mph at Wilson Dam. Thunderstorms
around Lincoln NE produced baseball size hail and up to five inches of
rain, and Boone NE was deluged with five inches of rain in an hour and a
half. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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