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Regional Hourly Observations For POLK County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 900pm CDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 83 degrees west and near 75 degrees central. Current sky conditions are fair west and mostly cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and unavailable east. Winds are from the north at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 71 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For POLK County,TN
305 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 /205 AM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For POLK County, TN
927 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog through the night.
Showers likely in the evening. A chance of showers after
midnight, then a slight chance of showers early in the morning.
Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the mid 60s. Light
winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs around 80. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the lower to mid 80s. Temperature steady or slowly
falling in the afternoon. Light winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Light
winds. Chance of rain 40 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of rain
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP
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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 ,
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:47 EDT Set 20:59 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 21:27 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees.
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station)
Date: Jul 22, 2011
Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89
Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71
Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0
Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01
New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0
Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0
HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0
CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15
Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6
Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5
Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5
Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45
Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0
Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0
Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0
Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282
+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).
This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible,
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky