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935 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For SCOTT County
Issued at 1000 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017

CENTRAL EAST TENNESSEE
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
KNOXVILLE      PTCLDY    41  21  44 SW16      29.77S                  
OAK RIDGE      CLEAR     36  19  50 S3        29.80R                  
DOWNTOWN KNOXV CLEAR     43  19  39 W7G15     29.79R                  
GATLINBURG     PTCLDY    48  18  29 SW18G25   29.77R                  
MORRISTOWN     CLOUDY    43  16  33 W16G26    29.74S                  
JACKSBORO      CLOUDY    43  19  39 VRB6      29.77S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1000pm CST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 48 degrees west and near 49 degrees central. Current sky conditions are clear west and clear central. In the west, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph with gusts at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are unavailable east. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and unavailable category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Nashville. The lowest temperature is 45 degrees at Memphis NWS.


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 SCOTT County,TN

430 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /330 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Winds will increase across the region late this afternoon and
continue into tonight. Higher elevations of the East TN Mountains
will see winds reach advisory criteria and a Wind Advisory will be
in effect from late this afternoon into early Thursday morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

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 SCOTT County, TN
228 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

TONIGHT
Increasing clouds. Lows in the upper 20s to lower 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 mph or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Light winds.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. West winds 10 mph or less.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 10 mph or less.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 40s.

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

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with rain showers and snow showers likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                            TENNESSEE                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  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 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.210000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:50 EST Set 17:33 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:22 EST Ends 18:01 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 13TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
...1962...
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
December. 
...1987...
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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