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717 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For GREENE MTS County
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For GREENE MTS County,TN
406 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /306 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018/
DAY ONE Today
No hazardous weather is expected.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tonight through Monday
Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations
Tuesday Night through Wednesday Night
Winter Storm Warning is effect for the Higher Elevations of
southwest Virginia, such as High Knob, and the far eastern
Tennessee Mountains for Tonight through Wednesday Evening
A cold front will move across the Tennessee Valley and southern
Appalachians Today with colder air spilling into the region. For
Tonight through Wednesday evening, the colder air will move into
the southern Appalachians with the rain changing to snow showers.
Snow accumulations are expected across the higher elevations with
snowfall of 2 to 5 inches, except 5 to 9 inches over the highest
elevations of the Smoky Mountains and Roane Mountain.
Across the lower elevations of southwest Virginia and the northern
Plateau, snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible.
Anyone planning on venturing out across the higher terrain, such
as hikers, should plan for wintry conditions with temperatures
dropping into the upper teens and middle 20s, windy conditions,
snow packed and icy trails. Best to delay venturing out across
the mountainous areas of the southern Appalachians.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For GREENE MTS County, TN
1050 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THIS AFTERNOON A chance of showers early in the afternoon,
then showers late in the afternoon. Highs in the 50s to lower
60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
TONIGHT Rain showers and snow showers until early morning,
then snow showers early in the morning. Breezy. Snow accumulation
up to 3 inches. Lows in the 20s to lower 30s. West winds 10 to 20
mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY Snow showers. Brisk, colder. Snow accumulation of
1 to 4 inches. Highs in the mid 20s to upper 30s. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of snow
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the
evening, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Brisk.
Light snow accumulation possible. Lows 17 to 25. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Not as cool. Highs in the 30s and 40s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers and snow showers. Lows in the 20s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers
and snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s and 40s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain
showers and snow showers. Lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s.
SATURDAY Cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the 40s to
lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in
the mid 30s to mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the
upper 40s to lower 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in
the mid 30s to lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the upper 40s and 50s.
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
MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY
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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 ,
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year
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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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