A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Tennessee
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Tennessee...temperatures are near 68 degrees west and near 68 degrees central. Current sky conditions are partly sunny west and fair central. In the west, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 68 degrees at Nashville, Memphis International Airport, Huntingdon, Dyersburg, and Covington. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Selmer and Bolivar.
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 VAN County,TN
127 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Freezing temperatures are expected for a few hours on the upper Cumberland Plateau tonight. A Freeze Warning has been issued for this area. Sheltered areas along and north of I-40 can expect some frost development prior to sunrise Sunday. A Frost Advisory has been issued for these areas. Look for temperatures to rise back towards 40 degrees by 9 am Sunday. Sensitive vegetation will need to be protected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. More widespread freezing temperatures and frost development is expected for Middle TN Sunday night. Sensitive vegetation will need to be protected. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For VAN County, TN
244 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Tennessee
TENNESSEE --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Normal 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 October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN 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
//////////////////////////// OCTOBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1770... 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) ...1983... 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 Channel) ...1987... 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) ...1988... 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) ...1989... 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