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1031 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For SMITH County
Issued at 100 AM CDT SAT OCT 20 2018

CLARKSVILLE      N/A     53  50  89 MISG      30.09S                  
CROSSVILLE     LGT RAIN  59  54  83 W15G21    30.07F                  
DICKSON        CLOUDY    54  52  94 W8        30.08S FOG              
GALLATIN       CLOUDY    55  54  94 CALM      30.11F FOG              
LEBANON        CLOUDY    55  54  94 N5        30.07S FOG              
LIVINGSTON     CLOUDY    55  54  94 W5        30.06S                  
NASHVILLE      LGT RAIN  56  53  90 NW6       30.09F                  
PORTLAND       CLOUDY    52  52 100 VRB5      30.07F FOG              
ROCKWOOD       CLOUDY    61  57  88 VRB5      30.04F                  
SMYRNA         LGT RAIN  57  55  93 NW3       30.10R                  
SPARTA         CLOUDY    57  54  88 W5        30.07R                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    52  52 100 W7        30.06F FOG              
WEST NASHVILLE CLOUDY    54  52  94 W6        30.07F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 57 degrees west and near 56 degrees central. Current sky conditions are light rain west and light rain central. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. There is patchy fog west. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 57 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 52 degrees at Union City and Paris.

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 SMITH County,TN

513 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Frost will become increasingly likely late this weekend and early
next week. While only patchy frost is expected early Sunday, 
areas of frost are expected early Monday over parts of northern 
Middle Tennessee. Tender outdoor vegetation may require protection
as our chance of frost increases Sunday and Monday. 


Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For SMITH County, TN
1008 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

Showers in the late evening and early morning, then showers likely early in the morning. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows in the lower 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 40s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 40s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook

Almanac Information

Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:59 EDT Set 19:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:31 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EDT Ends 19:29 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

An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)

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