On This Day
1944 – California experienced its worst hailstorm of record. Damage mounted to two million dollars as two consecutive storms devastated the Sacramento Valley destroying the fruit crop.
1906 – San Francisco earthquake and fire kills nearly 4,000 while destroying 75% of the city.
This Week’s Hazards
MM’s Wx Vlog
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Monday: Morning showers, followed by gradual clearing & windy conditions. Wind gusts to 25 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and windy. Wind gusts to 25 mph.
Thursday : Partly to mostly cloudy skies.
Friday – Saturday: Mostly sunny & warm.
MM’s Severe Wx Concerns
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 then released to the public each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. For much more drought info, please follow my link to https://meteorologistmark.com/drought-info/.
Last week’s MM kids class went so well! I had about a dozen kids turn out and we had the best time figuring out much electricity we could detect in fruit. We also made fluorescent light bulbs light up a bit using static and we had the best time playing with the plasma ball! It was a great class! Next month’s class topic is on tornadoes.
There will be a new MM kids class at the Roane State campus in Clarkrange beginning Thursday, May 19 at 5:00! This is the first MM class to be offered in Fentress County! Be sure and register your child at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdT4pInL6_FnnDYQhLEHvCgxlbP-792D5_vNpwD2G5fDhEIEA/viewform
I am excited to announce that I’ll be doing a talk about weather/climate and its impact on wine! This class is for adults and will be hosted by Stonehaus Winery. We hope you will join us for refreshments and a very interesting seminar on the impacts of weather and climate on wines and the grapes they rely on. This fun and informative class is limited to the first 40 who sign up, so be sure and secure your spot today! Sign up today and learn some really cool stuff, while supporting a wonderful local nonprofit! To learn more and to register for the seminar just visit https://ccihomes.org/weather-wine-seminar. Proceeds benefit Creative Compassion and our mission. Please let me know if you have any questions.
If you’d like a MM t-shirt just let me know! Shirts are only $10 and proceeds go toward funding the kids classes I teach. Just let me know if you want one and you can stop by Creative Compassion at 20 Penny Lane in Crossville and pick it up! I also have them available at my kids classes.
Adult Ed is more than a degree! Sure, we’ll help you earn your GED but we can also coach you and help you design a plan that puts you on a fulfilling career path. Reach out today and see what we can do for you! Email me today at email@example.com.
This week’s newsletter focuses on radar and how far we’ve come with that technology. I also discuss the radar issues we have on the plateau and what’s being done to improve those. Radar is fascinating and there’s no telling what future radar images will look like!
Weekly newsletter subscription proceeds go toward supporting my education outreach, primarily including the monthly class for kids that I teach at TCAT. Try a free sample at https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/ and go to the “Free Sample” link. Subs are only $5 per month or discounted at $50 a year. Each week’s newsletter primarily focuses on the weather of the plateau.
Grinder House Coffee Shop on Main Street in Crossville will be hosting a book signing for Rita Reali on Saturday, April 30. That signing will take place from 11:00-1:00. A portion of the proceeds from Rita’s book sales will go to Creative! Come by and see us!
Creative compassion helps mainly low-income residents obtain home ownership. Our mission also includes helping folks with home repairs and/or rent/mortgage or utility bill assistance. Make a donation, apply for assistance, or check out our new monthly newsletter at https://ccihomes.org/.