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Welcome to Dixon Weather Service

Written by Administrator Thursday, 24 March 2011 11:04


The Dixon Weather Service is a NOT for profit, public service agency that serves the local portions of Central Missouri. We are CERTIFIED by the National Weather Service (NWS) & University Corporation For Atmospheric Research (UCAR) for SKYWARN and severe weather operations which means our staff are trained yearly by the National Weather Service as well as continuing training through UCAR.

Please visit the "Our Training & Certifications" section for more information.

Our pledge is to become the most reliable source of weather information for the city of Dixon, Including the local portions of central Missouri along with tracking, confirming and documenting weather related events.

We invite our visitors to visit our site often as WATCHES AND WARNINGS issued by NWS for central Missouri are updated in real time on this site and our Dixon surface data is updated every two minutes.

Please report severe weather, flooding or storm damage to us by calling 573-759-2749. Extension 0. If no one is available at Ext 0, Please enter extension 102.


The Dixon Weather Service is a NOT FOR PROFIT, Community service organization. If you find our data and services useful, Please consider making a donation!


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Current Dixon Conditions

Written by Administrator Saturday, 20 August 2011 22:14

Dixon, MO Weather Data from Dixon Weather Service Inc. - National Weather Service CWOP ID: DW2956

All weather data is automatically Measured, Observed And Recorded at 307 West Second Street Dixon, MO USA - Lat/Lon: 37.59.30°N/92.05.52°W - Elevation: 1160 FT

All Weather Data from Dixon Weather Service is measured with Columbia Weather Systems ASOS sensors including visibility sensor, and also advisory wind speed, wind direction, ambient temperature, soil temperature, dew point, leaf wetness, soil moisture, solar radiation, relative humidity, heated Precipitation gauge and lightning detection.

This data should be considered as "advisory" and should NOT be used for official aviation weather data.


For enhanced Climatological data and/or official aviation weather information, Please click the requested Climatological/Aviation links in the 'Dixon Climatological Data' or 'regional information' menu.



Note: For QC\Quality Control information for Dixon ASOS Data, Please Click Here!




Live Local Lightning Data & NWS Severe Weather Notifications

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Live Local Lightning & Radar Data Provided By Thor Guard L75 Lightning Detection & Prediction Hardware. Emergency notifications for severe weather provided by ThorPCX software.

Note: To View Radar Image Please Click The Map Tab.

Notification Levels: Note: In the notification area the status indicates the lightning risk as well as any other hazard risk's such as weather warnings.

WAITING: If WAITING is displayed it means the L75GENS hardware & software is on Stand-By mode waiting for weather to develop

TESTING: If TESTING is displayed this means the L75GENS hardware & software is in it's daily test mode to verify proper hardware performance.

ALL CLEAR: No Threat of lightning or other hazardous weather situations at this time

CAUTION: No immediate threat but situation should be monitored if storms are developing or are in the area.  A “Caution”  level is normal with most rain showers.

WARNING: Thunderstorms and/or severe weather are in the area.  The area should be closely monitored.

RED ALERT: Thunderstorms and/or severe weather is in the area. RED ALERT means the potential for cloud to ground lightning is very high, all outdoor activities should stop. Seek safe indoor shelter immediately!

EMERGENCY: If EMERGENCY is displayed this means the Dixon area is under a Tornado Warning. Take life saving actions and seek safe shelter immediately!

Located below the Lightning Alert and Emergency Alert indication area is the Lightning data Area that contains the following information:

LHL: Lightning Hazard Level. A number from 1 to 9. 1 means a 10% chance of cloud to ground lightning and 9 which means 90% chance of cloud to ground lightning within the current Sensor Range (12 - 15 miles from Dixon) An LHL greater than 4 indicates lightning is occurring or has the potential of occurring in the Dixon area.

DI: Dynamic Index. Number from 1.0 to 9.9. “1” means 10% chance and 9.9 means 99% chance of Cloud to ground lightning within close proximity of our sensor location in downtown Dixon. (12-15 Miles) A DI > 5 means there is lightning in the Dixon area!

AD: Alarm Level. Any time you get a Red Alert, the AD will start at 10 which means you have at least 10 minutes until you could get an All Clear signal. The AD will reset itself to 10 until all static charge is out of the area and safe outdoor activity can resume. The AD will count down when no “new” surges in energy have been detected.

FCC: Field Collapse Count. Basically, the FCC number gives you an idea of how many lightning strikes have occurred within the current sensor range of 12 to 15 miles from Dixon. It is helpful to watch the FCC count as the system goes from All clear to Caution to higher lightning risk levels as storms approach or develop.

PLEASE NOTE: If EMERGENCY status is displayed, This indicates a TORNADO WARNING is currently in effect for the city of Dixon, MO. Take cover immediately if EMERGENCY status is displayed as this means A Tornado Warning has been issued for Northern Pulaski county including the city of Dixon.



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