A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 900am CDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 82 degrees west and near 78 degrees central. Current sky conditions are fair west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and unavailable east. Winds are from the south at 12 mph with gusts at 21 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Somerville, Memphis NWS, Memphis International Airport, and Huntingdon. The lowest temperature is 76 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LEWIS County,TN
501 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight A few storms will develop this afternoon in areas to the north and west of Nashville. These storms may become strong, with gusty winds the primary threat. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday There is a marginal risk of severe storms Thursday and Friday. The primary threat from these storms will be damaging straight-line winds. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed on Thursday and Friday.
7-Day Forecast For LEWIS County, TN
333 AM CDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
TENNESSEE --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Wednesday August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.740000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:05 EDT Set 20:36 EDT Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 21:02 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky