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MM’s Sunday Weather Forecast for May 1

“I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!,” Victory Hugo.

On This Day

1990 – Thunderstorms produced severe weather from northern Alabama to North Carolina. There were sixty-three reports of large hail or damaging winds, with hail four inches in diameter reported near Cartersville, Georgia. Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as readings warmed into the 90s. Jacksonville, Florida reported a record high of 96 degrees. Late night thunderstorms over central Texas produced up to ten inches of rain in southern Kimble County and northern Edwards County.

1939 – Batman first appears in Detective Comics #27.

This Week’s Hazards

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Noon Forecast 

Extended Forecast

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, becoming more isolated by afternoon. Windy.

Monday: Mostly sunny.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms likely. A few storms could be strong. Windy.

Wednesday: A chance for showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday – Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms likely. A few storms could be strong.

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MercurySun 6:41 amSun 9:12 pmSun 1:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 4:02 amSun 3:58 pmSun 9:59 amGood visibility
MarsSun 3:21 amSun 2:38 pmSun 8:59 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 3:59 amSun 3:53 pmSun 9:56 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 2:30 amSun 1:09 pmSun 7:50 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 6:01 amSun 7:40 pmSun 12:50 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 3:51 amSun 3:36 pmSun 9:43 amVery difficult to see

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Creative Compassion

You can now purchase tickets to Weather & Wine through Eventbrite at!

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 (nonalcoholic). This fun and informative class is limited to the first 40 who sign up, so be sure and secure your spot today and learn some really cool stuff, while supporting a wonderful local nonprofit!

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 is about hail. While so many folks fear tornadoes this time of year, the hail threat is nothing to dismiss! Find out how hail forms and what kind of history the plateau has had with hail events. Find out this and more in this week’s MM newsletter, released each Friday by noon at! Proceeds from subscriptions go toward supporting the MM kids classes taught monthly at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange.

You all have a great day and keep lookin’ up!

You all have a great day and keep lookin’ up!

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