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National Weather Service Nashville TN
815 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For KNOX County
Issued at 900 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018

CENTRAL EAST TENNESSEE
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KNOXVILLE      MOCLDY    64  57  78 SW12      30.08F                  
OAK RIDGE      FAIR      64  58  80 VRB3      30.10F                  
DOWNTOWN KNOXV MOCLDY    66  57  72 W8        30.08F                  
GATLINBURG     CLOUDY    61  57  88 CALM      30.08F                  
MORRISTOWN     MOCLDY    63  55  77 SW7       30.07F                  
JACKSBORO      MOCLDY    64  55  72 SW7       30.10F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 61 degrees west, near 67 degrees central, and near 64 degrees east. Current sky conditions are rain west, light rain central, and mostly cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. Winds are calm west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Murfreesboro. The lowest temperature is 52 degrees at Union City, Paris, and Dyersburg.


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 KNOX County,TN

345 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018 /245 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Saturday night low temperatures along the Plateau, southwest
Virginia and portions of northeast Tennessee including higher 
elevations could experience frost or freezing temperatures by 
Sunday morning.

More widespread freezing temperatures and frost will likely occur
Sunday night for areas generally north of the I-40 corridor and
include Tri Cities, southwest Virginia, and southwest North
Carolina.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, TN
950 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
A slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Showers early in the morning. Lows in the lower to mid 50s. West winds 10 mph or less. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with showers likely in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers early in the afternoon. Mostly sunny late in the afternoon. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Colder. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 50s. North winds 10 mph or less.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Light winds.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower to mid 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                            TENNESSEE                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:58 EDT Set 19:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EDT Ends 19:30 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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