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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 300am CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 43 degrees west and near 36 degrees central. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the north at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 43 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Selmer and Bolivar.
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 MONTGOMERY County,TN
503 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for from the mid evening hours tonight for eastern portions of the Highland Rim and Upper Cumberland Regions for accumulating snowfall. Total snowfall accumulations of one, up to two inches across northern higher elevations of the Upper Cumberland Region, are expected. Lesser amounts ranging from a few tenths up to one inch are possible for locations across western portions of the Highland Rim and locations west of the Cumberland Plateau Region tonight. A freeze warning is in effect from after midnight tonight for all of Middle Tennessee. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through the mid morning hours on Wednesday for eastern portions of the Highland Rim and Upper Cumberland Regions for accumulating snowfall. Total snowfall accumulations of one, up to two inches across northern higher elevations of the Upper Cumberland Region, are expected. A freeze warning will continue to be in effect for all of Middle Tennessee through the mid morning hours on Wednesday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Snowfall accumulation reports are always helpful and welcomed.
7-Day Forecast For MONTGOMERY County, TN
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
TENNESSEE --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 26-30 MAR 28-APR 3 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Above .... 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 March 21, 2018 the 80th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.620000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:48 EDT Set 19:00 EDT Transit Meridian 12:53 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:23 EDT Ends 19:24 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
MARCH 21ST HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1932... A tornado swarm occurred in the Deep South. Between late afternoon and early the next morning severe thunderstorms spawned 31 tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee. The tornadoes killed 334 persons and injured 1784 others. Northern Alabama was hardest hit. Tornadoes in Alabama killed 286 persons and caused five million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Severe thunderstorms spawned thirty-one tornadoes across Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky. The tornadoes killed 343 persons and caused 15 million dollars damage. Arkansas and Tennessee each reported thirteen tornadoes. The towns of Judsonia AR and Henderson TN were nearly wiped off the map in what proved to be the worst tornado outbreak of record for Arkansas. A tornado, one and a half miles wide at times, left a church the only undamaged building at Judsonia. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky