Hot & Humid Days Ahead
Dodging Isolated Storms
Tracking Hurricane Ida to Tennessee
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Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Vlog
Friday – Sunday : Partly to mostly sunny, with a slight chance for an afternoon shower or thunderstorm.
Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy, with a chance for an afternoon shower or thunderstorm.
Tuesday – Wednesday: Rain likely, along with gusty winds.
Thursday: Partly to mostly sunny, with a chance for afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
MM’s Wx Concerns
The exact track of Hurricane Ida will determine the impacts to the plateau. Right now, it looks like those impacts could be high. We could be looking at gusty winds, heavy rainfall, and even isolated tornadoes. I’ll keep a very close eye on things.
Meanwhile, be safe in the heat!
Hay Weather Forecast
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Almanac for Yesterday
On This Day in Wx History
1992- Middle Tennessee is hit by 3 F0 tornadoes. Four people are injured near Lewisburg.
1964 – Hurricane Cleo battered Miami and the South Florida area. It was the first direct hit for Miami in fourteen years. Winds gusted to 135 mph, and the hurricane caused 125 million dollars damage.
Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes
High: 118° at Ocotillo Wells, California
Low: 24° at Bodie, California
Today’s Tennessee Weather
If you like hot and humid August weather, you’re going to love Friday’s weather. Stick around, because there’s more weather for you to love through the weekend! The heat and humidity will lead to a few afternoon and evening thunderstorms across the state. Otherwise, it’s hot and humid, with afternoon high temps in the low to mid 90s.
Tonight’s Tennessee Weather
A warm and muggy night is in store for Tennessee. Under clear to partly cloudy skies, overnight lows will only drop into the 70s.
Tomorrow’s Tennessee Weather
Saturday will feature more heat and humidity. Afternoon highs will top out in the lower 90s and that heat could once again lead to a few afternoon and evening thunderstorms. Be safe in the heat.
Tropical Storm Ida continues to gather strength. Maximum sustained winds are at 60 mph. Additional strengthening is likely. Then, the storm will impact wester Cuba. That will lead to weakening. The storm will then enter the Gulf of Mexico late tomorrow night. The storm will likely rapidly strengthen in the Gulf, becoming a major hurricane before making landfall on the northern Gulf Coast on Sunday.