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Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

October 2019 was a month with below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation.  Locations in far southwest Missouri had well above normal precipitation.

Severe storms and Tornadoes on the evening and overnight of October 20th-21st.

Climate Graphs

 

Springfield Temperature Plot for October 2019
Springfield Precipitation Plot for October 2019
Joplin Temperature Plot for October 2019
Joplin Precipitation Plot for October 2019
West Plains Temperature Plot for October 2019
West Plains Precipitation Plot for October 2019
Vichy Temperature Plot for October 2019
Vichy Precipitation Plot for October 2019

Monthly Climate Maps

October 2019 Precipitation Departure from Normal

October 2019 Precipitation Departure from Normal


October 2019 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

October 2019 Average Temperature Departure from Normal

Monthly Climate Normals

Normal Conditions for the Upcoming 3 Months
 Springfield
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
56.7
35.4
4.22
0.7
December
44.9
25.0
3.04
4.9
January
42.9
22.4
2.47
5.4
Joplin 
 
High
Low
Precip.
Snowfall
November
58.9
37.9
3.78
0.4
December
47.0
27.5
2.82
2.8
January
44.9
25.0
2.03
4.7
 
West Plains
 
High
Low
Precip.
November
57.0
36.5
4.58
December
46.4
26.0
3.64
January
44.6
23.5
2.72
Vichy
 
High
Low
Precip.
November
55.3
35.1
3.87
December
43.0
24.4
2.64
January
40.7
21.5
2.17