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MM’s Thurs Wx Forecast for July 21

Wx Summary

Last night’s very active front has cleared the region but a renegade shower or storm are still possible today. Tomorrow begins a three-day streak of hot and dry weather, with dangerous heat indices by the afternoons. Be safe in the heat. Antoher frontal arrives Monday, bringing another chance for rain.

Special Note

For those of you who follow me on Facebook, please note that I am currently in “Facebook jail.” (ha!) They have restricted my content because of a video I shared last year of a tornado. They say I didn’t give the videographer credit….except I did. Please be sure and “Follow” the blog from here to get updates sent to your email. On most phones you can set your notifications to alert you to an email as if it were a text message coming through. I also have the Android app that is free in the Playstore.

This Week’s Hazards

MM’s Wx Vlog

Weather Forecast

Thursday: Partly cloudy, with a chance for mainly afternoon/evening storms. Southwest winds 5-10 mph.

Friday – Sunday: Partly cloudy and hot. Southwest wind 5 mph. 

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms developing.

 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.

On This Day

1994- Two persons are injured by lightning while hanging gutters on a house in Crossville.

1925 –  John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in the “Scopes monkey trial” in Dayton, Tennessee, fined $100 and costs.


The rain gauge continues to malfunction.

Hurricane Forecast

There’s no activity to report today, but an active season is still in the forecast!

The map below shows where we most often expect development to occur this time of year.

MM News

Starting in August, the MM newsletter will be published monthly, rather than weekly. The new format will be more in depth and focus heavily on the kids classes I teach and the weather of the plateau and Tennessee. There will be a new section that discusses the main weather headlines of the previous month. The new newsletter format is sure to be a hit!

Remember, subscriptions from those newsletters pay for for materials for the kids’ classes (Thank you!). Those subs are only $5 monthly or discounted to $50 per year ( Donations are also gladly accepted at PayPal ( or P.O. Box 51, Clarkrange, TN, 38553.

MM Classes for Kids

If you would like to be added to the email list to be notified of when registration for classes opens, just send me an email to

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 that day. 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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