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634 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For GILES County
Issued at 700 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018

COLUMBIA       CLEAR     32  30  93 CALM      30.36R                  
FAYETTEVILLE   CLEAR     36  28  75 N10       30.31S WCI  28          
LAWRENCEBURG   CLEAR     34  27  75 VRB5      30.34R WCI  30          
LEWISBURG      CLEAR     34  27  75 CALM      30.36R                  
MURFREESBORO   CLEAR     34  28  80 CALM      30.37R                  
PULASKI        CLEAR     37  27  65 N3        30.34S                  
SHELBYVILLE    CLEAR     34  28  80 N5        30.35R WCI  30          
TULLAHOMA      CLEAR     34  27  75 N9G15     30.33R WCI  26          
WINCHESTER     CLEAR     34  27  75 NE8       30.32R WCI  27          

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 41 degrees west and near 36 degrees central. Current sky conditions are fair west and fair central. In the west, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees central. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 41 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Paris.

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 GILES County,TN

424 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Freezing temperatures are expected along the Cumberland Plateau 
early this morning, with patchy frost across northern parts of 
the Mid-State. A Freeze Warning remains in effect for the 
Cumberland Plateau until 8 am CDT this morning, with a Frost 
Advisory through the early morning for northern Middle Tennessee.

A Freeze Warning has been issued for Sunday night for all of
Middle Tennessee, with freezing temperatures expected to become
widespread after 3 am CDT.

Those with tender outdoor vegetation are encouraged to bring 
plants indoors during times of freezing weather.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

A Freeze Warning is in effect for all of Middle Tennessee for
early Monday morning. Tender outdoor vegetation may be killed or
severely damaged.  


Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For GILES County, TN
301 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018


Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds up to 5 mph.

Sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds up to 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds up to 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Lows in the mid 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

Declination -11.030000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:59 EDT Set 19:02 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EDT Ends 19:28 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 severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky