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National Weather Service Nashville TN
1125 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For UNICOI County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 66 degrees west and near 63 degrees central. Current sky conditions are cloudy west and cloudy central. In the west, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph west, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 66 degrees at Memphis International Airport. The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Clarksville.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For UNICOI County,TN
327 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018 /227 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
Rain will fall across the area today, but some sleet or snow will
be possible mainly this morning across portions of Northeast
Tennessee, the highest elevations of the Smoky Mountains, and
Southwest Virginia before the precipitation transitions to all rain
in these areas. Some light accumulations will be possible
especially in the higher elevations.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday
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 UNICOI County, TN
1128 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018
Rain and snow early in the afternoon, then rain
late in the afternoon. Total snow accumulation up to 2 inches.
Highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
TONIGHT Rain showers. Lows in the 30s. Southeast winds 5 to
15 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning
and early afternoon, then a slight chance of rain showers late in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 50s. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s to mid 30s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s to lower 50s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s and 30s.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
WEDNESDAY Cloudy with rain showers likely. Warmer. Highs in
the mid 50s to mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid
40s to lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
THURSDAY Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in
the upper 50s to lower 70s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Cloudy with rain showers likely. Lows in the
40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Above
Precipitation: Above Above 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 ,
Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 19:02 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 19:27 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees.
...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a
storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall
total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern
record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40
inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and
the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a
record. By late February of that year Kansas City had
received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37
inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm
record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City
Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel)
...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado
(unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed
several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed
two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of
the homes' rugs a mile away. (NWS Louisville)
...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88
degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92
degrees. (NWS Louisville)
...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved
from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark
County KY), where most of the destruction and the five
fatalities probably occurred. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky