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National Weather Service Nashville TN
917 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For CHEATHAM County
Issued at 900 AM CST FRI DEC 15 2017

...NORTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CLARKSVILLE    CLOUDY    33  20  58 W10       30.17R WCI  25          
CROSSVILLE     CLOUDY    26  21  81 NW8       30.06R WCI  18          
GALLATIN       CLOUDY    32  19  59 W7        30.19R WCI  26          
DICKSON          N/A     30  19  63 NW10      30.15R WCI  21          
NASHVILLE      CLOUDY    34  20  56 NW8       30.17R WCI  27          
PORTLAND       CLOUDY    30  21  69 NW8       30.14R WCI  23          
SMYRNA         CLOUDY    33  21  61 NW12      30.18R WCI  24          
SPARTA         CLOUDY    30  23  74 VRB5G13   30.12R WCI  25          
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    32  21  64 NW12      30.14R WCI  23          
WEST NASHVILLE CLOUDY    34  21  60 NW9       30.16R WCI  26          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1000am CST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 38 degrees west, near 34 degrees central, and near 33 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees east. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at Memphis International Airport and Jackson. The lowest temperature is 27 degrees at Crossville.


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 CHEATHAM County,TN

607 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CHEATHAM County, TN
917 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

REST OF TODAY
Cloudy late in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around 50. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 80 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s.

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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 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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 December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:51 EST Set 17:34 EST
Transit Meridian 12:42 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EST Ends 18:01 EST

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

DECEMBER 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1945...
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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