A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Monday July 16, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 75 degrees west, near 75 degrees central, and near 77 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 90%, 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. In the east, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Oak Ridge and Knoxville. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Tri Cities.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CUMBERLAND County,TN
502 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Strong storms will be possible for all of Middle TN, especially during the afternoon and evening. The main concern will be strong gusty winds and heavy rainfall. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday Strong storms will be possible again Tuesday, especially during the afternoon and evening. The main concern will be strong gusty winds and heavy rainfall. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will likely not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For CUMBERLAND County, TN
709 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.200000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:42 EDT Set 21:03 EDT Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 21:31 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 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every window facing north. (The Weather Channel) ...1946... The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit 100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1975... An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before being rescued. (The Weather Channel) ...1979... An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL) ...1987... Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39 degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA, tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105 degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging winds. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky