A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 45 degrees central, and near 60 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, light rain central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. There is patchy fog west and central. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the west at 9 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 61 degrees at Oak Ridge. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Union City.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BLOUNT County,TN
406 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /306 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018/ DAY ONE Today No hazardous weather is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tonight through Monday Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations Tuesday Night through Wednesday NightWinter Storm Warning is effect for the Higher Elevations of southwest Virginia, such as High Knob, and the far eastern Tennessee Mountains for Tonight through Wednesday Evening A cold front will move across the Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians Today with colder air spilling into the region. For Tonight through Wednesday evening, the colder air will move into the southern Appalachians with the rain changing to snow showers. Snow accumulations are expected across the higher elevations with snowfall of 2 to 5 inches, except 5 to 9 inches over the highest elevations of the Smoky Mountains and Roane Mountain. Across the lower elevations of southwest Virginia and the northern Plateau, snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible. 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 INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected.
7-Day Forecast For BLOUNT County, TN
1050 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
TENNESSEE --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... 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