“It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done,” Matthew Arnold.
In Today’s Blog
—A tornado anniversary for Cumberland County–A sunny Sunday—Frost in the forecast—A Weather & Wine class—
On This Day
1975- One person is killed, with an additional four injuries, as an F-2 tornado strikes the Mayland community of Cumberland County, remaining on the ground for two miles.
1962 – Massachusetts Institute of Technology sends a TV signal by satellite for first time. That signal was beamed from California to Massachusetts.
This Week’s Hazards
MM’s Wx Vlog
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Sunday: Mostly sunny and breezy! A good Sunday for some ice cream!
Monday: A chance for showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon or evening, becoming likely after dark.
Tuesday: Morning showers. Cooler. Frost overnight.
Wednesday: Sunny. Chance of patchy frost overnight.
Thursday – Friday: Sunny & warmer.
MM’s Severe Wx Concerns
Thunderstorms are possible Monday evening and overnight. While one or two storms could be on the strong side, severe weather is not currently expected.
|Mercury||Sun 6:45 am||Sun 9:02 pm||Sun 1:53 pm||Average visibility|
|Venus||Sun 4:08 am||Sun 3:47 pm||Sun 9:57 am||Good visibility|
|Mars||Sun 3:35 am||Sun 2:40 pm||Sun 9:07 am||Average visibility|
|Jupiter||Sun 4:23 am||Sun 4:14 pm||Sun 10:18 am||Fairly good visibility|
|Saturn||Sun 2:57 am||Sun 1:34 pm||Sun 8:16 am||Average visibility|
|Uranus||Sun 6:27 am||Sun 8:05 pm||Sun 1:16 pm||Extremely difficult to see|
|Neptune||Sun 4:18 am||Sun 4:03 pm||Sun 10:10 am||Very difficult to see|
Stonehaus Winery is graciously hosting my first wine and weather class! You don’t have to be a wine drinker to enjoy this fun and informative class! Weather and climates impact on the grape industry are quite remarkable. Refreshments will be served in class (nonalcoholic). 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 https://ccihomes.org/weather-wine-seminar. Proceeds benefit Creative Compassion and our mission. Please let me know if you have any questions. Stonehaus will offer wine tastings at their tasting bar after class for those who are interested. Some of those wines will feature those discussed in class!
This week’s newsletter focuses on the tornado outbreak that affected Tennessee on April 16, 1998. That event produced the only recorded F-5 in Tennessee’s history! Find out what happened when a supercell from that event tracked across Cumberland County…
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Grinder House Coffee Shop on Main Street in Crossville will be hosting a book signing for Rita Reali next 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 and our mission to help folks who have been impacted by financial emergencies. We can help them pay rent, mortgage, or utility bills. We’ve already helped over a dozen families this year. Come by and see us!