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834 AM CST Wed Dec 12 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For RHEA County
Issued at 1000 AM CST WED DEC 12 2018

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHATTANOOGA    PTSUNNY   40  30  67 CALM      30.23F                  
DAYTON         SUNNY     37  34  87 SW5       30.22F WCI  34          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee


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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For RHEA County,TN

252 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018 /152 AM CST Wed Dec 12 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Some patchy freezing fog will be possible again this morning
across northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia. This could 
create black ice, especially on elevated surfaces like bridges and
overpasses. Be cautious, slow down, and allow additional time to 
reach your destination if traveling tonight and early Wednesday 
morning.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

A deep area of low pressure will move toward the region at the end
of week, bringing the potential for high winds and mountain waves
across the high terrain and foothills of the eastern TN 
mountains.

The storm system may also produce locally heavy rainfall, including 
over the areas of western NC that are deeply snow covered. As some
of our area rivers flow westward from those mountainous areas 
into east Tennessee and and southwest Virginia, there is some 
potential for river flooding to occur by this weekend as rainfall
and snowmelt combine impacts. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For RHEA County, TN
1128 AM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 10 mph or less.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds.

THURSDAY NIGHT
A chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

FRIDAY
Rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                            TENNESSEE                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 17-21    DEC 19-25    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Almanac Information

Wednesday December 12, 2018 the 346th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.130000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:49 EST Set 17:33 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:21 EST Ends 18:00 EST

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

DECEMBER 12TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1882...
Portland OR was drenched with 7.66 inches of rain, a record 24 hour total
for that location. (12th-13th) (The Weather Channel)
...1960...
The first of three Middle Atlantic snowstorms produced a foot of snow at
Baltimore MD. A pre-winter blizzard struck the northeastern U.S. producing
wind gusts as high as 51 mph, along with 16 inches of snow at Nantucket MA,
and 20 inches at Newark NJ. (David Ludlum)
...1969...
The worst tornado of record for western Washington State tracked south of
Seattle, traveling five miles, from Des Moines to Kent. The tornado, 50 to
200 yards in width, began as a waterspout over Puget Sound. One person was
injured and the tornado caused half a million dollars damage. (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
While a developing winter storm began to spread snow across New Mexico into
Colorado, high winds ushered unseasonably cold air into the southwestern
states. Winds in California gusted to 60 mph in the Sacramento River Delta,
and in the San Bernardino Valley. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Cold arctic air spread from the Great Lakes Region to the Appalachian
Region. Twenty-five cities, mostly in the northeastern U.S., reported
record low temperatures for the date. The low of 12 degrees below zero at
Albany NY was their coldest reading of record for so early in the season.
Saranac Lake NY was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 28 degrees
below zero. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
A winter storm produced snow from northern Mississippi to the Middle
Atlantic Coast, with 10.5 inches reported at Powhatan VA. Heavy snow
whitened the Black Hills of South Dakota, with 36 inches reported at Deer
Mountain. Thirteen cities in the north central U.S., from Minnesota to
Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date, including Duluth MN
and Yankton SD with morning lows of 22 degrees below zero. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky