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National Weather Service Nashville TN
500 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For POLK County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Monday October 22, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 64 degrees west and near 63 degrees central. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west and partly sunny central. In the west, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 66 degrees at Covington. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Selmer.
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
258 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018 /158 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018/
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday
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
301 PM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Light winds.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Light
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
THURSDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs
in the mid 50s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s.
Chance of rain 60 percent.
FRIDAY Cloudy with rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance
of rain 60 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 40s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs
in the upper 50s to lower 60s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in
the mid to upper 50s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain.
Lows in the lower 40s.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 50s.
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
OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Normal
Precipitation: Above Above
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:00 EDT Set 19:01 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EDT Ends 19:26 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky