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MM’s Sat Wx Blog for May 29

Weather Headlines 

Record low for tonight is 41 degrees (Could be in jeopardy!)

A chilly Memorial Day Weekend

Good chance of rain and storms mid to late week

Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Vlog 

Seven-Day Forecast

Daily Forecast 

Today: Mostly cloudy and chilly! Perhaps a sprinkle or two.

Sunday – Monday: Mostly sunny and warmer.

Tuesday: A few more clouds. Continued dry (as it looks right now).

Wednesday – Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Concerns

Almanac for Yesterday

Sun & The Moon 

On This Day in Wx History

1983- One person is injured in Fall City (White County) by an F-1 tornado.

Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes

High:  108° at Death Valley, California

Low:   18° at Brimson, Minnesota 

Saturday Silliness

During the spring COVID-19 quarantine, stores ran low on toilet paper. So when a mid-April snowstorm blanketed the Missouri Valley of Nebraska and Iowa, one family wasn’t content to simply make a snowman. They made toilet paper snow sculpture! (Photo courtesy of Kirk Rasmussen. (Story compliments of The Weather Channel)).

Today’s Tennessee Weather 

Lots of clouds will be in our Tennessee skies for our Saturday. Those clouds, along with a light northerly breeze, will keep temps very cool for this time of year!

Tomorrow’s Tennessee Weather 

Sunday will be sunnier! That sunshine will warm us up to temps more typical of this time of year.

Drought Monitor

The drought monitor is updated each Thursday.

Weather SnapShots

A very sobering reminder of just how bad the drought out west has gotten over the past year. We’ve seen droughts like this in the Southeast. They’re no fun.

NASA Nerdology 

NASA’s Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity, took a wild ride a week ago! The chopper was performing its sixth flight when it started flying erratically. The anomaly occurred about 54 seconds into the flight. The mission was supposed to gather more photography. Thankfully, the helicopter recovered enough to land safely.

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