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701 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For COCKE County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 90 degrees west, near 75 degrees central, and near 82 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 101 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is thunder west. Winds are from the south at 14 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Selmer and Covington.
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 COCKE 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
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For COCKE 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
MONDAY 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.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms
likely. Lows in the lower 70s. Light winds. Chance of rain
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Light winds. Chance of rain
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Light
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
FRIDAY Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY 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,
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
JUL 21-25 JUL 23-29 JUL JUL-SEP
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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 ,
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year
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
JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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