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National Weather Service Nashville TN
629 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For BLOUNT MTS County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday March 18, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 56 degrees west, near 56 degrees central, and near 62 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the north at 3 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Chattanooga. The lowest temperature is 48 degrees at 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BLOUNT MTS County,TN
352 AM EDT Sun Mar 18 2018 /252 AM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday
Severe Thunderstorms Possible late Monday and Monday
Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations
Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night
Another storm system will move across the Southern Appalachian
Region on Monday with strong southerly winds pulling warm, moist
and unstable air into the Tennessee Valley. A line of thunderstorms
will develop and move into southeast Tennessee. Some of these
storms could become severe with the main threat being tornadoes,
damaging winds, and hail. There is a potential of a significant
outbreak of severe storms late Monday across the southern Plateau
and southeast Tennessee.
Besides the potential severe storms, the strong low-level winds
will produce a Mountain Wave High Wind event across the Mountains
and Adjacent Foothills Monday afternoon and evening.
For Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night, cold air will move back
into the southern Appalachians with the rain changing to snow
showers across the higher elevations, generally above 3000 feet.
Snow accumulations are possible across the higher elevations, such
as the Smoky Mountains and High Knob, Virginia.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation may be needed Monday late afternoon and
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BLOUNT MTS County, TN
337 PM EDT Sun Mar 18 2018
Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain showers
after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. South winds 10
mph or less.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the morning, then
a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. A chance of
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s to mid
60s. Light winds becoming south 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Chance of rain 60 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Breezy. Thunderstorms likely in the evening. Rain
showers through the night. A chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows in the upper 30s and 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph
shifting to the southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of
rain 80 percent.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the
upper 40s and 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain
TUESDAY NIGHT Cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in the
upper 20s to mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the
mid 30s to mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow
showers and rain showers. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s.
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s.
FRIDAY Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s and 40s.
SUNDAY Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 50s to mid 60s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Above Above 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 ,
Sunday March 18, 2018 the 77th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:52 EDT Set 18:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:54 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:28 EDT Ends 19:22 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
The great "Tri-State Tornado" occurred, the most deadly tornado in U.S.
history. The tornado claimed 695 lives (including 234 at Murphysboro IL and
148 at West Frankfort IL), and caused seventeen million dollars property
damage. It cut a swath of destruction 219 miles long and as much as a mile
wide from east central Missouri to southern Indiana between 1 PM and 4 PM.
The tornado leveled a school in West Frankfort IL, and picked up sixteen
students setting them down unharmed 150 yards away. Seven other tornadoes
claimed an additional 97 lives that day. (David Ludlum)
High winds accompanied a low pressure system from the Rocky Mountains to
the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 100 mph at Hastings NE, and reached 115
mph at Hays KS. High winds caused two million dollars damage in Kansas.
Fire burned 50,000 forest acres in eastern Oklahoma. (17th-19th) (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky