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717 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018


Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For FRANKLIN County,TN

305 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight  

Patchy dense fog is possible through the early morning hours in 
areas east of Interstate 65.

Brief freezing temperatures are possible in isolated locations 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday  

Widespread low temperatures below freezing are possible Wednesday
night into Thursday morning. 

Isolated thunderstorms return to the forecast Saturday through


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is 
not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, TN
1212 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Showers likely. Cooler with highs around 50. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely or a slight chance of snow in the evening. Cooler with lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

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                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Almanac Information

Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year

Declination 0.230000
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

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