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National Weather Service Nashville TN
935 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For HANCOCK County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1000pm CST, Wednesday December 13, 2017
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 48 degrees west and near 49 degrees central. Current sky conditions are clear west and clear central. In the west, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph with gusts at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are unavailable east. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and unavailable category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Nashville. The lowest temperature is 45 degrees at Memphis NWS.
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 HANCOCK County,TN
430 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /330 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
Winds will increase across the region late this afternoon and
continue into tonight. Higher elevations of the East TN Mountains
will see winds reach advisory criteria and a Wind Advisory will be
in effect from late this afternoon into early Thursday morning.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For HANCOCK County, TN
228 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
THURSDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s.
West winds 10 mph or less.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light
FRIDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. West
winds 10 mph or less.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds
10 mph or less.
SATURDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with rain showers likely and a chance of
snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the mid 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the lower 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers and snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.
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
DEC 19-23 DEC 21-27 DEC DEC-FEB
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Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above
Precipitation: Above Above 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 ,
Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:50 EST Set 17:33 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:22 EST Ends 18:01 EST
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 heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah.
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky