A chilly Monday, followed by a big warming trend
MM’s Wx Vlog
Today’s Afternoon Wx Map
The cold front that brought us this cold air today is pushing out into the Atlantic Ocean. Farther west, a strong warm front is moving into the Mississippi River Valley. Much warmer air moves in behind that warm front. It will arrive here by tomorrow.
Local Seven-Day Forecast
Monday: Partly to mostly sunny. Much cooler.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny and warmer.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Much warmer.
Thursday – Friday: Partly to mostly sunny. Unseasonably warm.
Saturday – Sunday: Chance for showers. Mild. (This part of the forecast will likely change.)
MM’s Wx Concerns
Another cold night is in store for our area. Make sure the outside fur babies are sheltered and warm. FYI, heating blankets can be ordered on Amazon.
Almanac for Yesterday
National High Temps for Today
MUCH above-normal temps can be found across the plains today, with the most above-normal temps being found across eastern Nebraska and vicinity. You can see the border of the warm front along the Mississippi River Valley.
National Low Temps for Tonight
An unseasonably warm night is in store for nearly everyone west of the Appalachian mountains.
24-Hour Temperature Change
An overnight warm front has brought much warmer temps compared to this time yesterday for much of the plains.
On This Day in Wx History
1955- Low temperature of 5 degrees sets a monthly record at Crossville.
2016- An EF-1 tornado tracks across Tullahoma late in the evening. Hundreds of trees were snapped and uprooted across the north side of the city, and numerous homes were damaged especially around Lake Tullahoma. One person was injured when a tree fell onto their car.
December’s MM Kids class will feature a lesson on weather folklore! Stay tuned for a date and registration info!
The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is each Tuesday at 7 a.m. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at 7:30 a.m.
Estimated Population in Drought Areas in the South: 5,614,886
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