“No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world,” Aristotle.
On This Day
1976- Temperature at Nashville drops to 34, tying the record low for the month. Crossville sets a new record low for May with a reading of 27 degrees.
1979 – Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman to be elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
This Week’s Hazards
MM’s Wx Vlog
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Wednesday: Gradual clearing. A good day to get outside and do some yardwork.
Thursday: A chance for showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon or evening, becoming likely overnight.
Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms likely. A few storms could be strong. Windy, with gusts to 20 mph.
Saturday: Scattered showers and cooler.
Sunday – Monday: Mostly sunny and warming up.
MM’s Severe Wx Concerns
The Storm Prediction Center has placed our region in the SLIGHT RISK for severe storms for Thursday night and Friday.
The severe weather threat on Thursday is mainly for the overnight hours. The threat on Friday may be reduced, depending on how Thursday night’s storms affect the environment. Significant, widespread severe weather is not expected.
Severe Weather Safety
MM severe weather safety tips can be found at https://meteorologistmark.com/severe-weather-safety/.
|Mercury||Wed 6:37 am||Wed 9:08 pm||Wed 1:53 pm||Difficult to see|
|Venus||Wed 3:59 am||Wed 4:02 pm||Wed 10:00 am||Good visibility|
|Mars||Wed 3:15 am||Wed 2:37 pm||Wed 8:56 am||Average visibility|
|Jupiter||Wed 3:49 am||Wed 3:45 pm||Wed 9:47 am||Fairly good visibility|
|Saturn||Wed 2:19 am||Wed 12:58 pm||Wed 7:39 am||Average visibility|
|Uranus||Wed 5:49 am||Wed 7:29 pm||Wed 12:39 pm||Very close to Sun, not visible|
|Neptune||Wed 3:39 am||Wed 3:25 pm||Wed 9:32 am||Very difficult to see|
MM News & Creative Compassion
You can now purchase tickets to Weather & Wine through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/327368938307!
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. This fun and informative class has limited seating, so be sure and secure your spot today!
Proceeds benefit Creative Compassion and our mission to help folks who are struggling to make ends meet due to a financial emergency. This is a fun way to support a wonderful local nonprofit!
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 https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/! Proceeds from subscriptions go toward supporting the MM kids classes taught monthly at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange.