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MM’s Mother’s Day Weather Forecast for May 8

“And the mother of the child said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her,” II Kings 4:30.

This Week’s Hazards

MM’s Wx Vlog

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Extended Forecast

Sunday: Becoming sunny. Pleasant.

Monday – Wednesday: Mostly sunny and warming up.

Thursday: Mostly sunny and continued warm.

Friday: A slight chance for a shower or storm.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns 

On This Day

1947- It’s an almost winter-like day in Middle Tennessee, as Nashville’s low drops to 36 degrees.

1981 – The Dallas/Fort Worth area experienced its worst hailstorm of record as baseball to grapefruit size hail, accompanied by 100 mph winds, caused nearly 200 million dollars damage. Hail accumulated eight inches deep at Cedar Hill, Texas.

1886 – Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta sells the first Coca-Cola (contained cocaine).


Drought Data 

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 released each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. This is the latest map!

For more drought info please see


Please note that the meteor storm on the 30-31 is quite uncertain. Still, astronomers invite us to look for this event because it could be quite remarkable!

Clear skies should offer great stargazing opportunities this week!

MercurySun 6:28 amSun 8:57 pmSun 1:43 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 3:55 amSun 4:08 pmSun 10:01 amGood visibility
MarsSun 3:08 amSun 2:36 pmSun 8:51 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 3:36 amSun 3:33 pmSun 9:34 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 2:04 amSun 12:43 pmSun 7:24 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 5:34 amSun 7:14 pmSun 12:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 3:24 amSun 3:09 pmSun 9:17 amVery difficult to see

MM News

You can now purchase tickets to Weather & Wine through Eventbrite at! You can also come by the office or mail a check to Creative Compassion at 20 Penny Lane (Crossville, 38555) and buy a ticket.

Stonehaus Winery is graciously hosting this unique class! You don’t have to be a wine drinker to appreciated the fascinating impacts of weather and climate on this industry. This fun and informative class has limited seating, so be sure and secure your spot today! We will serve refreshments.

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 and to help folks in need in our community!

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 a historic tornado event that affected the plateau 89 years ago! That event left scars that remain across certain communities even today. 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.

MM Classes

The next MM kids class will be at the Clarkrange Roane State Campus on May 19. This will be the first MM class in Fentress County! That class is almost full! To learn more about the class and to register, please visit

Classes for the Crossville campus at TCAT will now be every third Wednesday of each month. That class will start at 4:00 p.m. To register for this month’s class just go to

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

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