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National Weather Service Nashville TN
1229 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For CHESTER County
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CHESTER County,TN
331 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
A Freeze Warning is in effect for late tonight across portions of
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday
A frost or light freeze is possible Thursday morning across
portions of the Mid-South.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For CHESTER County, TN
959 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT WEDNESDAY
REST OF TODAY Rain likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Temperature
falling into the lower 40s in the afternoon. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph. Wind gusts to near 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance
of rain 60 percent.
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy in the evening
then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with higher gusts.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs around 60. North winds around 5 mph
becoming west in the afternoon.
THURSDAY NIGHT Warmer. A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly
cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 60s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 50s.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.
MONDAY Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper
60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
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 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 ,
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year
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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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