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National Weather Service Nashville TN
1001 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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FOR EVENING DISCUSSION.

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Regional Hourly Observations For ROBERTSON County
Issued at 1000 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018

...NORTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE...
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CLARKSVILLE      N/A     78  72  81 S5        30.04R                  
CROSSVILLE       N/A     73  66  78 VRB5      30.18R                  
DICKSON        CLOUDY    79  72  78 S8G14     30.07R                  
GALLATIN       MOCLDY    75  73  94 CALM      30.09R                  
LEBANON        CLOUDY    81  75  83 S10       30.06R                  
LIVINGSTON     PTCLDY    75  70  83 SW5       30.11R                  
NASHVILLE      MOCLDY    83  68  60 SW12G18   30.07R                  
PORTLAND       MOCLDY    77  73  88 S9        30.05S                  
ROCKWOOD       PTCLDY    70  68  94 W6        30.16R                  
SMYRNA         MOCLDY    81  72  74 S6        30.09R                  
SPARTA         CLOUDY    77  72  83 S6        30.11R                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    79  73  83 S3        30.04R                  
WEST NASHVILLE MOCLDY    81  70  69 S12G21    30.04R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1000pm CDT, Thursday August 16, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 85 degrees west, near 83 degrees central, and near 75 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, mostly cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 92 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the south at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Oak Ridge.


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 ROBERTSON County,TN

501 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Look for storms to begin developing across Middle Tennessee today.
Some of the storms will become strong to severe, with damaging
straight-line winds the primary threat.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday

There is a marginal risk of severe storms again on Friday.
Damaging straight-line winds and large hail are the primary
threats.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed today and tomorrow.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ROBERTSON County, TN
801 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds up to 5 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.

MONDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                            TENNESSEE                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 22-26    AUG 24-30    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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

Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.420000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:06 EDT Set 20:35 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:50 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:40 EDT Ends 21:01 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

........................
AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1777...
The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain
delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive
in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy
forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum)
...1909...
A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that
lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry
spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather
Channel)
...1916...
Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms
in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which
toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons.
Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making
August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes
were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three
inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI.
Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region
produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD.
Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60
inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar
eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains
Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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