A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
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.
7-Day Forecast For MACON County, TN
350 PM CDT Sun Jul 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 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 Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- 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
//////////////////////////// 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