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National Weather Service Nashville TN
701 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For MACON County
Issued at 700 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018

...NORTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CLARKSVILLE      N/A     74  70  87 S9        29.96S                  
CROSSVILLE       N/A     75  70  84 CALM      30.07F                  
DICKSON        SUNNY     73  72  94 S6        29.99S                  
LEBANON        SUNNY     77  73  88 SW5       29.98S                  
LIVINGSTON     MOSUNNY   77  72  83 SW7       30.02F                  
NASHVILLE      CLOUDY    75  71  87 CALM      30.00F                  
PORTLAND       SUNNY     75  72  88 S8        29.98S                  
ROCKWOOD       CLEAR     79  75  89 CALM      30.04F                  
SMYRNA           N/A     74  72  93 CALM      30.02R                  
SPARTA         SUNNY     77  73  88 CALM      30.01S                  
SPRINGFIELD    SUNNY     73  72  94 S6        29.98R                  
WEST NASHVILLE MOSUNNY   73  72  94 CALM      29.99R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 90 degrees west, near 75 degrees central, and near 82 degrees east. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 101 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is thunder west. Winds are from the south at 14 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 73 degrees at Selmer and Covington.


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 MACON County,TN

500 AM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Heat Index values of 100-103 are likely for those west of I-65
this afternoon.

Strong storms will be possible for all of Middle TN, especially 
during the afternoon and evening. The main concern will be strong 
gusty winds and heavy rainfall.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Heat Index values of 100-103 are again likely for those west of 
I-65 Monday afternoon. Slightly cooler air will move in starting 
Tuesday.

Strong storms will be possible for all of Middle TN Monday and 
Tuesday, especially during the afternoon and evening. The main 
concern will be strong gusty winds and heavy rainfall.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MACON County, TN
350 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Showers and thunderstorms likely. South winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds up to 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds up to 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds up to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows around 70.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

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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 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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 July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:42 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 21:32 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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JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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