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MM’s Monday Weather Forecast for May 16

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Extended Forecast

Monday: Decreasing clouds. Partly to mostly sunny by afternoon.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy.

Wednesday – Thursday: Chance showers and storms.

Friday: Partly cloudy.

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns  

On This Day

1874 – The Mill Creek disaster occurred west of Northhampton, Massachusetts. Dam slippage resulted in a flash flood which claimed 143 lives, and caused a million dollars property damage.

1944 – 1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz.


Drought Data

The drought data is updated each Thursday morning. For even more drought info, please visit my link at
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Planets to look up for tonight

MercuryMon 6:00 amMon 8:13 pmMon 1:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 3:48 amMon 4:21 pmMon 10:04 amGood visibility
MarsMon 2:52 amMon 2:33 pmMon 8:42 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 3:08 amMon 3:09 pmMon 9:08 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 1:34 amMon 12:13 pmMon 6:53 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 5:04 amMon 6:45 pmMon 11:54 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:53 amMon 2:39 pmMon 8:46 amVery difficult to see


The latest newsletter was released Friday, as it is each and every Friday! This newsletter focuses on the violent tornado that struck the Tansi community in May of 1995. That was a phenomenal storm that, after many quiet years, reminded us of our vulnerability to severe weather. Find out about this and more 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 now full.

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

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