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National Weather Service Nashville TN
1136 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For MEIGS County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 91 degrees west and near 90 degrees central. Current sky conditions are fair west and partly sunny central. In the west, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 101 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The heat index is near 97 degrees central. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, danger central, and unavailable east. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 91 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 86 degrees at Lexington.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MEIGS County,TN
356 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /256 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
Scattered thunderstorms this afternoon could produce locally
heavy rain leading to the possibility of flooding. A few storms
may also become strong to marginally severe, with strong gusty
winds the primary threat.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For MEIGS County, TN
1058 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds.
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy
early in the morning. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. Chance
of rain 30 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
North winds 10 mph or less.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Light
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
Chance of rain 30 percent.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
FRIDAY Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
SATURDAY Partly sunny with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the lower to mid 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower to mid 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
MONDAY Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid to upper 80s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
JUL 22-26 JUL 24-30 JUL JUL-SEP
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Temperature: Below Normal 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 ,
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:43 EDT Set 21:02 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:15 EDT Ends 21:31 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 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky