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National Weather Service Nashville TN
616 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For DECATUR County
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For DECATUR County,TN
358 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
Strong thunderstorms will be possible today across all of the
Midsouth. Damaging winds and heavy rainfall will be the main
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday
A few strong to severe storms will be possible Tuesday as a cold
front influences the region. Damaging winds and heavy rainfall
will be the main threats.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For DECATUR County, TN
305 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 90.
Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
TONIGHT A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows
in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph becoming light and
TUESDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds around
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening
partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
FRIDAY A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly sunny in the morning
then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
SATURDAY A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Mostly sunny in the morning
then becoming partly sunny. Highs
in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY NIGHT A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy in the evening
then clearing. Lows
SUNDAY Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 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 ,
Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
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