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701 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For BLOUNT County
Issued at 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018

WISE*            N/A     77  72  83 CALM      30.12F                  
ABINGDON*        N/A     84  70  63 CALM      30.08S                  
BRISTOL        CLOUDY    84  72  67 CALM      30.04R                  
MORRISTOWN*    CLEAR     82  73  74 CALM      30.02F                  
SEVIERVILLE*   CLEAR     84  73  70 CALM      30.01F HX  91           
KNOXVILLE      CLOUDY    82  73  74 W3        30.00F                  
LAFOLLETTE*    CLEAR     79  73  83 CALM      30.05F                  
OAK RIDGE        N/A     83  73  72 CALM      30.01F                  
CROSSVILLE       N/A     75  70  84 CALM      30.07F                  
NASHVILLE      CLOUDY    75  71  87 CALM      30.00F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 800pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 74 degrees west and near 75 degrees central. Current sky conditions are thunderstorms west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and unavailable east. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the northeast at 23 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and thunderstorms. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Somerville. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Selmer, Covington, 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 BLOUNT County,TN

312 AM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018 /212 AM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are forecast 
again today and tonight, mainly over the plateau and mountains 
though some could drift into the valley this evening. Some of 
these storms could produce gusty downburst winds and brief heavy 
rainfall given increasing moisture and slow storm motions. Cloud 
to ground lightning will be an additional threat. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Increasing chances of showers and thunderstorms mainly on Monday 
and Tuesday could produce heavy rain and perhaps a few damaging 
wind gusts.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BLOUNT County, TN
316 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers until early morning, then a slight chance of showers late in the night. Patchy fog late in the night. Lows in the lower 70s. Light winds. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 70s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.

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 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:42 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 21:32 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 dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

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