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1117 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For HANCOCK County

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 43 degrees west and near 36 degrees central. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the north at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Selmer and Bolivar.

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 HANCOCK County,TN

325 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018 /225 AM CDT Wed Mar 21 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

   Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations 
early this morning through tonight     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  

Colder air will spill into the region this evening. Rain showers
will transition to snow showers as temperatures drop. Snow showers
are expected to linger through Wednesday and Wednesday evening. 
Snow accumulations are expected across the higher elevations of
Southwest Virginia and the Tennessee mountains, with snowfall of 
2 to 5 inches, except 5 to 10 inches possible 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.

In the Northern Tennessee Valley accumulations of up to 1 inch are
possible through the morning hours.

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. 

Temperatures Wednesday night into Thursday morning will drop below
freezing across the area. These temperatures will damage or kill
crops and other sensitive vegetation.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected.


Spotter activation is not expected.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HANCOCK County, TN
337 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018


Cloudy. Snow showers and rain showers. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Snow showers in the morning, then snow showers and rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Decreasing clouds. A 40 percent chance of snow showers until early morning. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 10 mph or less.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. West winds 10 mph or less.

Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in the lower to mid 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Rain showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid to upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid to upper 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower to 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 
                   MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3    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

Wednesday March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year

Declination 0.620000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:48 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:23 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 swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and
early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in
Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334
persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit.
Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars
damage. (David Ludlum)
Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas,
Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes
killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and
Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and
Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst
tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles
wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

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