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A forecast that is trending drier
Best chance of rain will hold off until early next week
Be safe in the heat and humidity
Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Vlog
Wednesday – Saturday: Partly to mostly sunny. Hazy, hot and humid.
Sunday: Partly cloudy, with a chance for an afternoon/evening shower or storm.
Monday – Tuesday: Partly cloudy, with scattered afternoon/evening showers and thunderstorms.
Hay Weather Forecast
The forecast just keeps trending drier!
Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Concerns
Almanac for Yesterday
A system off the Southeast coastline is gaining the attention of the National Hurricane Center. It could develop into some type of tropical system by Friday. I’ll keep you posted.
Sun & Moon
Planting by the Moon
21st – 22nd Any above ground crops that can be planted now will do well.
23rd – 24th Good days for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.
25th – 27th Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for vine crops.
28th – 29th A barren period.
30th – 31st Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.
1st Good day for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.
2nd – 3rd Any seed planted now will tend to rot.
4th – 6th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops.
On This Day in Wx History
1994- Two persons are injured by lightning while hanging gutters on a house in Crossville.
Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes
High: 120° at Death Valley, California
Low: 35° at Bodie state Park, California
Today’s Tennessee Weather
It’s a hazy, hot, and humid summer day in Tennessee! It will be a dry day for most, with only a slight chance for an afternoon shower or storm near the southern border of our state. Afternoon highs will climb into the mid to upper 80s, with our larger cities flirting with the 90-degree mark. Please note that there is an air quality alert in effect for the Nashville, Clarksville, and Bristol areas. Those of you with breathing issues should limit outdoor activities today.
Tonight’s Tennessee Weather
A warm and humid Wednesday night is in store for the region. Overnight lows will fall into the mid to upper 60s.
Tomorrow’s Tennessee Weather
It’s another hot and humid day, but with a better chance for some afternoon thunderstorms for some. The best rain chance is across areas of West Tennessee, where a 50% chance of an afternoon shower or storm can be found. Areas of southern Middle and East Tennessee will see about a 30% chance of the same. The rest of us will be partly to mostly sunny. All of us will see high temps in the upper 80s, with our cities touching the 90-degree mark.
The drought monitor is updated each Thursday.
A beautiful sunset pic of a gorgeous lightning strike in Arizona Tuesday night. Photo by @lorigraceaz.
Fifty-two years ago last night man walked on the Moon. This is a replica of the gold olive branch Neil Armstrong left on the moon. The branch represented a wish to have peace for all mankind.