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MM’s Wednesday Weather Forecast for April 20

On This Day

1920 – Tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama killed 219 persons.

2006 – Up to five feet of snow falls in the Dakotas. I-94 and other highways were closed, power was out for thousands and caused at least four deaths.

1979 – President Jimmy Carter is attacked by a swamp rabbit which swam up to his fishing boat in Plains, Georgia. :0


Look for the Creative Compassion booth at the Flower, Lawn, & Garden Show this weekend at the Community Complex! I’ll be there Friday & Saturday afternoons. Stop by and say hello! For more info, please see

This Week’s Hazards

Gusty winds tonight should stay below levels that would cause problems. Be safe with outdoor burning this afternoon and evening, as winds and low humidity could cause the fire danger to be a bit high.

MM’s Wx Vlog

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Noon Forecast 

Extended Forecast

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and becoming windy by sunset.

Wednesday Night: Chance for showers, perhaps a rumble of thunder. Wind gusts to 25 mph possible.

Thursday : A chance for morning showers, then partly to mostly cloudy skies.

Friday – Sunday: Mostly sunny & warm.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns  

While thunderstorms are possible on Monday, the severe weather risk is currently looking very low.



Drought Data

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MM News

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

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Stonehaus Winery is graciously hosting my first wine and weather class! You don’t even have to be a wine lover to enjoy the fascinating impacts of weather and climate on the grape industry. Refreshments will be served. 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 about and to register for the seminar just visit benefit Creative Compassion and our mission. Please let me know if you have any questions.

MM Shirts

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

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


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 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.

Creative Compassion 

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!

To purchase a book(s) please contact Rita directly

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

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