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Special Weather Statement - Temps to Drop into Single Digits Tonight
January 03rd 2018 by Dee Loflin
Special Weather Statement - Temps to Drop into Single Digits Tonight
Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has isused a Special Weather Statement until 4 a.m. CST Thursday, January 4, 2018 for Stoddard County, Missouri.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 4AM CST THU

...WIND CHILLS WILL DROP BELOW ZERO AGAIN TONIGHT

... A FRESH SURGE OF ARCTIC AIR WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION TONIGHT RESULTING IN LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO.

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST AND MAY EVEN BECOME GUSTY AT TIMES TONIGHT.

THE RESULT WILL TAKE WIND CHILLS DOWN BELOW ZERO FOR MUCH OF THE NIGHT.

THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED NEAR SUNRISE WHEN THEY WILL RANGE FROM 10 BELOW ZERO NEAR INTERSTATE 64 IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA TO NEAR 5 BELOW ZERO OVER MUCH OF WEST KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

THOSE WAITING FOR BUSSES IN THE MORNING AND OTHERS WHO MUST BE OUTSIDE SHOULD BUNDLE UP AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE AND LIMIT THEIR TIME OUTDOORS.

IN ADDITION, MAKE SURE OUTDOOR PETS HAVE ADEQUATE SHELTER FROM THE COLD.

Weather sponsored by Bagby Wealth Management.

Last Updated on January 03rd 2018 by Dee Loflin




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Wind Chill Advisory in Effect for Stoddard County
January 01st 2018 by Dee Loflin
Wind Chill Advisory in Effect for Stoddard County

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Stoddard County, Missouri.

... WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY

... A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY.

* WHAT... LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS TONIGHT WILL BE NEAR 10 BELOW ZERO. THE COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE ON EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

* WHERE... ALL OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, SOUTHWEST INDIANA, WESTERN KENTUCKY, AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

* WHEN... THROUGH NOON TUESDAY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

... A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT COLD AIR AND THE WIND WILL COMBINE TO CREATE LOW WIND CHILLS.

FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.


Last Updated on January 01st 2018 by Dee Loflin




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Extremely Cold Temperatures Entering the Heartland
December 29th 2017 by Dee Loflin
Extremely Cold Temperatures Entering the Heartland

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Special Weather Statement for Stoddard County, Missouri.  Extreme cold temperatures this weekend through Tuesday.

... VERY COLD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY FROM NEW YEAR'S EVE THROUGH TUESDAY

... BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL PUSH SOUTH INTO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND AND LAST THROUGH TUESDAY. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH STEADY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES FROM 0 TO 15 BELOW ZERO WILL BE COMMON, WITH THE COLDEST WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES EARLY NEW YEAR'S DAY MORNING.

WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES DURING THE DAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO JUST BELOW ZERO.

DUE TO THE EXTENDED COLD SNAP, PLAN TO REDUCE TIME SPENT OUTDOORS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY, INCLUDING NEW YEAR'S DAY.

THESE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF HYPOTHERMIA AND FROST BITE.

ADVERSE IMPACTS TO INFRASTRUCTURE, SUCH AS PLUMBING, ARE LIKELY IF ADEQUATE STEPS ARE NOT TAKEN TO INSULATE EXPOSED PIPES.

CHECK ON THE ELDERLY, AND BE SURE TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR OUTDOOR PETS DURING THIS TIME OF VERY COLD WEATHER.

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Last Updated on December 29th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Burn Bans in the Heartland
December 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin
Burn Bans in the Heartland

Southeast Missouri - Dry conditions throughout southeast Missouri have prompted several cities and counties to issue Burn Bans!  If in doubt, don't burn until we see some significant rain!

Cape Girardeau County: Due to the combination of temperature, low humidity, dry ground covering, and the possibility of increasing winds, the Cape Girardeau County Commission issued a "no burn advisory" for Cape Girardeau County. All county residents are advised to postpone open outdoor burning until the fire danger decreases. If you are driving or working outdoors, be extremely careful to discard smoking materials. The grass along the highways is very dry and could easily ignite. Campers and hunters should be extremely careful.

Clarkton: The city of Clarkton, Missouri is under a no burn order until further notice. Anyone caught burning is subject to a fine plus court cost, according to Assistant Fire Chief Richard Blagg.

Holcomb: The Holcomb Fire Dept. has issued a burn ban until further notice. Anyone caught burning will be issued a citation according to Fire Chief Colleen Thompson. Contact authorities if you see anyone burning.

Madison County: A burn ban advisory was issued for Madison County, Missouri. Cherokee Pass Fire Chief Bill Starkey advises Madison County residents to not burn until further notice due to dry conditions and dry vegetation.

Puxico: A burn ban has been issued for the town of Puxico. Fire Chief Stacy Starnes advises residents not to burn until further notice.

Ripley County: The County Commission issued a no open burning order.

Scott City: A burn ban is in place until further notice. 

Carter County Enacted 12/11/17 Until significant rainfall

Dent County Enacted 12/12/17  Expiring in 30 days

If your city has issued a burn ban, please let the ShowMe Times know by sending an email to news@showmetimes.com

When a county commission determines a burn ban is necessary, the county should also contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal by email at firesafe@dfs.dps.mo.gov for confirmation that the ban is appropriate. Please include a brief description of the danger(s) or hazard(s) threatening the county and be sure to include names, phone numbers, and email addresses in the event additional information is required.

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Last Updated on December 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Wind Advisory Issued for Stoddard County
December 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin
Wind Advisory Issued for Stoddard County

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Wind Advisory until 4 p.m.  Weather provided by Bagby Wealth Management.

... WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON

* TIMING... HIGHEST WIND GUSTS FROM MID MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* WINDS... FROM THE SOUTHWEST GUSTING TO AROUND 40 TO 45 MPH AT TIMES. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AROUND MIDDAY.

* IMPACTS... DRIVING WILL BE MORE DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. OUTDOOR OBJECTS, INCLUDING HOLIDAY DECORATIONS NOT SECURE MAY BE BLOWN AROUND OR DAMAGED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

... A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 30 MPH OR GREATER FOR LONGER THAN ONE HOUR... OR WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 40 MPH FOR ANY DURATION.

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... WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY... .DEEP LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST SOUTHEAST TO THE OHIO VALLEY REGION TODAY. STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL OCCUR OUT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.


Last Updated on December 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Special Weather Statement - Elevated Fire Danger Today
December 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin
Special Weather Statement - Elevated Fire Danger Today

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement until 4 p.m. Wednesday.  Weather sponsored by Bagby Wealth Management.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 4PM CST WED

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY

... THE COMBINATION OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND DRY VEGETATION WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL ALSO BE QUITE LOW AND MAY EVEN APPROACH RED FLAG CRITERIA THIS AFTERNOON, PARTICULARLY OVER THE OZARK FOOTHILLS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS ALONG WITH VERY DRY GRASSES AND UNDERBRUSH COULD RESULT IN THE RAPID SPREAD OF FIRES. BURN BANS ARE IN EFFECT FOR SOME COUNTIES AND OUTDOOR BURNING IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED ACROSS THE REGION. CHECK WITH LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOR THE LATEST ON AREA BURN BANS.

CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE SIGNIFICANTLY BY SUNSET AS WINDS SLACKEN AND HUMIDITY RECOVERS.


Last Updated on December 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Special Weather Statement Issued for High Winds
December 11th 2017 by Dee Loflin
Special Weather Statement Issued for High Winds

Stoddard County, Missouri - Weather provided by Bagby Wealth Management - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a Special Weather Statement.

... STRONG GUSTY WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND A COLD FRONT TONIGHT.

.. NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH ACROSS PARTS OF MISSOURI.

THESE STRONG WINDS ARE OCCURRING BEHIND A COLD FRONT, WHICH WILL CROSS THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY THIS EVENING.

AS THE FRONT PASSES THIS EVENING, EXPECT GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS TO DEVELOP AND PERSIST FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

SOME LOCATIONS MAY EXPERIENCE GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

THIS WILL CAUSE SOME LOOSE OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND, SUCH AS CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS. MOTORISTS MAY FIND VEHICLES DIFFICULT TO HANDLE, ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS EXPOSED TO THE WIND.


Last Updated on December 11th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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