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MM’s Tuesday Wx Forecast for May 31

On This Day

1830- Shelbyville is turned into “a heap of ruins” as a tornado moves through the center of town, destroying 15 homes and 38 businesses, along with churches and public buildings. A book is carried seven miles. Losses are estimated as high as $100,000. Another tornado, or a continuation of this one, touches down 20 miles northeast of Shelbyville, and destroys a farm.

1991 – Oldest bride – Minnie Munro, 102, weds Dudley Reid, 83, in Australia.

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. As this model shows, there is just a slight chance for a shower or storm this afternoon and evening. Most of us will stay dry.

Weather Forecast

Very warm and humid afternoons could lead to an isolated shower or storm on the plateau today and tomorrow. A much better chance for rain and storms arrives on Thursday with a cold front. The week ends and the weekend begins with very pleasant weather.

Tuesday – Wednesday: Partly to mostly sunny, with a slight chance for an afternoon or evening shower or storm.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Friday: Partly to mostly sunny and pleasant.

Saturday: Mostly sunny.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns

The Storm Prediction Center has included our area in the SLIGHT RISK for severe storms for Thursday, which is the lowest of the five severe weather risk categories.

Wind Forecast 

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.

Hour (CDT)070809101112131415161718192021222300010203040506
Surface Wind (mph)556665555532111223332222


Five-Day Rainfall Forecast

Hurricane Forecast (back for the season!)

Guidance continues to increase the risk for tropical development in the southern Gulf over the next few days. That system is expected to moved toward southern Florida, as shown below.

MM News

The weather forecast is looking great for Friday at the Crossroads in downtown Crossville Friday evening! Stop by and see me in front of Hurricane Cycles, located across from the Depot!

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