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815 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For BENTON County


Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 800pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 65 degrees west and near 68 degrees central. Current sky conditions are cloudy west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Nashville. The lowest temperature is 52 degrees at Union City and Dyersburg.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BENTON County,TN

337 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Portions of the Mid-South may see their first frost of the year 
possibly Sunday or especially Monday morning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BENTON County, TN
326 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Lows around 50. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny in the morning
then clearing. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Colder. Areas of frost before sunrise. Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Areas of frost early in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Areas of frost before sunrise. Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Light and variable winds.

MONDAY
Areas of frost early in the morning. Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                            TENNESSEE                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        Above                                            

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Almanac Information

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:58 EDT Set 19:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EDT Ends 19:30 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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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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