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1150 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For BLEDSOE County

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 56 degrees west and near 56 degrees central. Current sky conditions are cloudy west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Nashville and Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 50 degrees at Dyersburg and Clarksville.

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 BLEDSOE County,TN

320 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018 /220 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018/

 DAY ONE  This evening and Tonight

   Severe Thunderstorms expected this evening across the Plateau,
parts of the central and southern Tennessee Valley, and southwest
North Carolina  

A strong storm system will move across the Southern Appalachian 
Region with southerly winds pulling warm, moist and unstable air 
into the Tennessee Valley. Severe thunderstorms will move into 
the Plateau, southeast and central sections of the Tennessee 
Valley, and southwest North Carolina this evening. The main threat
being tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail. 

There is a potential of isolated strong tornadoes across the 
southern Plateau and southeast Tennessee. 

Besides the potential severe storms, the low-level winds may 
produce strong  gusty winds across the Smoky Mountains this 
evening. Southerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph are 
possible. A Wind Advisory has been issued for this area.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

   Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations 
Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night  

A cold front will move across the Tennessee Valley and southern
Appalachians Tuesday with colder air spilling into the region. 
For Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night, the colder air will 
move into the southern Appalachians with the rain changing to snow
showers across the higher elevations, generally above 2500 feet. 
Snow accumulations are possible across the higher elevations, such
as the Smoky Mountains and High Knob, Virginia.

Anyone planning on venturing out across the higher terrain, such
as hikers, should plan for wintry conditions with temperatures
dropping into the upper teens and middle 20s, windy conditions, 
snow packed and icy trails. Best to delay venturing out across 
the mountainous areas of the southern Appalachians. 


Spotter activation may be needed this evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BLEDSOE County, TN
1004 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 mph or less. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Cloudy, breezy, colder. Rain likely until early morning. Snow likely after midnight. A chance of rain early in the morning. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Partly sunny. A chance of rain and snow in the morning. Breezy. Highs in the lower to mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the lower to mid 30s.

Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid to upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

Showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.230000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:49 EDT Set 18:59 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:25 EDT Ends 19:24 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

A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying 
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)

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