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On This Day
1830- A devastating tornado strikes Charlotte and surrounding areas. The tornado levels all but two buildings, including the first courthouse — a two-story brick structure. The Voorhies-James house and one other building are the only ones left. Most public records from the courthouse, as well as those housed in law offices, are blown into the countryside. Some are recovered, but many are never found. Some books are found several miles away. The roof of the jail is found 13 miles away. Charlotte is located about 40 miles west of Nashville.
1868 – “Decoration Day”, later called Memorial Day, is first observed in northern US states.
This Week’s Hazards
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HRRR Radar Model
This model runs from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. today, in one-hour increments. A few showers develop over the mountains of East TN today, perhaps moving into the Valley with Knoxville, but those are expected to stay to our east.
A pleasant Memorial Day forecast is in store for our area, followed by a nice Tuesday. Rain chances, albeit slight, begin on Wednesday and pick up by Thursday. The week is expected to end with pleasant temperatures and drier conditions.
Memorial Day: Mostly sunny.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy, with a slight chance for an afternoon or evening shower or storm.
Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy and pleasant.
Time is in 24 hour units. Simply scroll to the right to see future hours. Please note this is model output that has been verified by the NWS.
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Five-Day Rainfall Forecast
Hurricane Forecast (back for the season!)
The area of low pressure being monitored continues to show increased chances for development over the next five days. Hurricane season begins Wednesday.
I’ll be at Friday at the Crossroads in downtown Crossville Friday evening! Stop by and see me in front of Hurricane Cycles, located across from the Depot!
MM Kids Classes
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This week’s MM newsletter is the about the latest frosts, freezes, and snow on the plateau. If you find this kind of info interesting for our area, you might consider subscribing to the newsletter at https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/! It’s only $5 a month or $50 a year, with proceeds supporting my education outreach programs with the kids.