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MM’s Wx Forecast for July 15

Wx Summary

Skies will generally be partly cloudy for the next couple of days. Temps will be warm and humidity will be increasing. By Sunday, scattered showres and storms are expected to develop across the plateau. Rain chances increase to 80% on Monday, so hopefully we’ll all get some rain before this system moves out. Rain chances drop back down to 30% by Tuesday.

This Week’s Hazards

MM’s Wx Vlog

Weather Forecast

Friday – Saturday: Partly cloudy. Light winds at 5 – 10 mph.

Sunday: Scattered mainly afternoon showers and storms. Rain chances remain overnight. Southerly winds at 5-10 mph.

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy, with a chance for showers and storms. West wind 5-10 mph.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns 

 SPC T-storm Outlook for Today

HRRR Radar Model

This radar simulation runs from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. in one-hour increments. 

Drought Outlook

Drought info can be found at my link at That link also allows you to compare this week’s map with last week’s. The maps update each Thursday.

Drought conditions have improved here on the plateau and across much of Middle and East TN. West TN’s drought continues to worsen.

On This Day

1916 – A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass, North Carolina, was drenched with more than 22 inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. 

1799 – The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign.


Hurricane Forecast

Nothing to report.

MM Classes for Kids

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Registration for the Clarkrange class in August is now open! That class is August 4 at 5:00. Please allow extra travel time due to the Highway 127 yard sales. Registration is available at

The next MM kids class at TCAT in Crossville will be Wednesday, August 17 at 4:30. Register today at

That class topic is telescopes, with emphasis on the new NASA James Webb telescope.

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

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