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629 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For HOUSTON County
Issued at 700 PM CDT SUN MAR 18 2018

CLARKSVILLE      N/A     48  41  76 N5        29.90R                  
CROSSVILLE       N/A     57  44  62 SW3       29.87S                  
GALLATIN       CLEAR     57  45  62 CALM      29.89S                  
NASHVILLE      MOCLDY    56  44  64 N6        29.88S                  
PORTLAND       CLEAR     52  45  76 N6        29.87S                  
SMYRNA           N/A     57  46  66 NW6       29.88S                  
SPARTA         CLEAR     55  46  71 CALM      29.85F                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLEAR     52  45  76 N5        29.87R                  
WEST NASHVILLE CLEAR     57  43  58 CALM      29.86R                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday March 18, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 56 degrees west, near 56 degrees central, and near 62 degrees east. Current sky conditions are light rain west, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 51%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the north at 3 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Chattanooga. The lowest temperature is 48 degrees at Clarksville.

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 HOUSTON County,TN

501 AM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Severe thunderstorms are possible on Monday afternoon into
at least early Monday evening for all of Middle Tennessee.
Main threats from severe thunderstorms that do develop will 
be large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes.


Spotter activation will likely be needed Monday afternoon into
at least early Monday evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HOUSTON County, TN
521 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. East winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers and snow in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows 33 to 39.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

Partly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 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 
                   MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     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

Sunday March 18, 2018 the 77th Day of Year

Declination -0.550000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:52 EDT Set 18:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:54 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:28 EDT Ends 19:22 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

The great "Tri-State Tornado" occurred, the most deadly tornado in U.S.
history. The tornado claimed 695 lives (including 234 at Murphysboro IL and
148 at West Frankfort IL), and caused seventeen million dollars property
damage. It cut a swath of destruction 219 miles long and as much as a mile
wide from east central Missouri to southern Indiana between 1 PM and 4 PM.
The tornado leveled a school in West Frankfort IL, and picked up sixteen
students setting them down unharmed 150 yards away. Seven other tornadoes
claimed an additional 97 lives that day. (David Ludlum)
High winds accompanied a low pressure system from the Rocky Mountains to
the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 100 mph at Hastings NE, and reached 115
mph at Hays KS. High winds caused two million dollars damage in Kansas.
Fire burned 50,000 forest acres in eastern Oklahoma. (17th-19th) (The
Weather Channel)

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