A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1100pm CDT, Friday March 16, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 60 degrees west, near 62 degrees central, and near 55 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, mostly cloudy central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. Winds are from the south at 15 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Huntingdon. The lowest temperature is 37 degrees at Tri Cities.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For SMITH County,TN
1058 AM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight The threat for any strong to severe storms later today has lessened, and no hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms on Monday generally along and south of the I-40 corridor. A few storms with large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes may be possible. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation could be needed on Monday.
7-Day Forecast For SMITH County, TN
833 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
TENNESSEE --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 22-26 MAR 24-30 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Saturday March 17, 2018 the 76th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.950000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:54 EDT Set 18:56 EDT Transit Meridian 12:54 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:29 EDT Ends 19:21 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
MARCH 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1892... A winter storm in southwestern and central Tennessee produced 26 inches of snow at Riddleton, and 18.5 inches at Memphis. It was the deepest snow of record for those areas. (David Ludlum) ...1900... Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling Green 16. (NWS Louisville, KY) ...1906... The temperature at Snake River WY dipped to 50 degrees below zero, a record for the U.S. for the month of March. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1987... A powerful spring storm produced severe thunderstorms over the Central Gulf Coast States, and heavy snow in the High Plains Region. A tornado caused three million dollars damage at Natchez MS, and six inches of rain in five hours caused five million dollars damage at Vicksburg MS. Cactus TX received 10 inches of snow. Western Kansas reported blizzard conditions. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky