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1132 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For UNION County
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 100am CST, Monday December 18, 2017
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 47 degrees central, and near 40 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, cloudy central, and fog east. In the west, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Nashville, Memphis NWS, and Jackson. The lowest temperature is 39 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For UNION County,TN
400 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 /300 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday
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 UNION County, TN
911 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
REST OF TONIGHT
Cloudy. A slight chance of light rain showers
and drizzle. Areas of fog. Lows around 40. Light winds. Chance of
rain 20 percent.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning. Areas of
drizzle in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s. Light winds.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Light
TUESDAY Partly sunny with a slight chance of rain showers in
the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain
TUESDAY NIGHT Showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Light winds.
Chance of rain 80 percent.
WEDNESDAY Showers. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. Chance of
rain 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s to lower
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the lower 50s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the upper 40s to lower 50s.
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
DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB
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Temperature: Normal Below Normal Above
Precipitation: Above Normal 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 ,
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:53 EST Set 17:35 EST
Transit Meridian 12:43 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:25 EST Ends 18:03 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky