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MM’s Thur Wx Forecast for June 23

Special Note

According to the NWS Nashville, Nashville hit 101° on Wednesday. This is the first time in 10 years (since July 8 2012) that the temp was 100° or higher, the 3rd longest stretch without 100° on record. The longest stretch was 13 years from Aug 13 1881 to Aug 13 1894.

Wx Summary

A weak cold front has passed through the area, leaving us with a couple of nice and dry days. Temps and humidity will be lower both today and tomorrow. By Saturday, humidity begins to return, which also means a return to a chance (albeit slight) for an afternoon shower or storm. That rain rain chances increases a bit for Sunday and then increases to 50% by Sunday and Monday, as a cold front moves in. Behind that cold front, temps will cool off and humidity will drop back down to comfortable levels.

This Week’s Hazards

MM’s Wx Vlog

Weather Forecast

Thursday: Partly cloudy and slightly cooler.

Friday: Partly to mostly sunny and hot.

Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a slight chance for a shower or storm.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a chance for showers and storms. Showers and storms are expected to increase in coverage overnight.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cooler.

 SPC T-storm Outlook for Today

HRRR Radar Model

No precip to show.

Wind Forecast

Time is in 24 hour units, beginning at 6:00 a.m. today. Simply scroll to the right to see future hours. 

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Surface Wind (mph)5566799109988763323333333

Three-Day Rainfall Forecast 

Drought Outlook

Drought info can be found at my link at The maps update each Thursday.

On This Day

1944 – Four tornadoes killed 153 persons and caused five million dollars damage in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland. The tornadoes formed during the evening and moved southeast along parallel paths flattening everything in their way. The town of Shinnston, West Virginia was leveled, and was left with the majority of the casualities. Until that time it was believed that damaging tornadoes did not travel across mountainous terrain.

1974 – 1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space.


Hurricane Forecast

The hurricane center is now monitoring a disturbance in the Atlantic. This is more similar to something we would expect in August, rather than June. We’ll see how it develops in the coming days!

MM News

I’ll be at Crab Orchard Elementary this morning to talk to the kiddos about weather and space!

MM Classes for Kids

Registration for the MM kids classes in July is now open! Classes cap at 15 students. The topic for July’s classes is rockets!

For the Crossville class, register at

For the Clarkrange class, register at


This week’s MM newsletter is about a story I found about a little town in West Virginia and how they deal with the heat. It’s interesting enough to share in a newsletter! That letter will publish by this afternoon. If you find this kind of info interesting, you might consider subscribing to the newsletter at! It’s only $5 a month or $50 a year, with proceeds supporting my education outreach programs with the kids.

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

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