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MM’s Midweek Forecast Update


Unusually cold November weather continues

Artemis 1 has launched!


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This Week’s Hazards

Five-Day Outlook

Five-Day Weather Forecast 

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy and cold. Breezy. A few flurries are possible both today and tonight. Little to no accumulation expected.

Thursday: Partly cloudy and continued cold.

Friday: Mostly sunny. Continued cold.

Saturday: Mostly sunny and cold.

Sunday: Mostly sunny and even colder.

Forecast Discussion 

Below normal temps continue for the next several days. Long-range outlooks indicate that we should start warming back up a bit early next week. Dry weather continues, as well, so drought condtions will continue.

There is a chance for flurries today and tonight. Some of you all may even see a snow shower. Accumulation is not expected, though a dusting of snow on colder surfaces can’t be ruled out. The main headline is the the cold weather.

Weather Statistics

Weather statistics are available each day at

Artemis 1

Artemis 1 has launched! The unmanned, historic rocket launched at 12:47 last night. Everything is going very smoothly. This mission is to test everything and make sure Artemis is capable of getting astronauts to and from the moon safely. Artemis 2 is expected to launch in 2024 and that one will be manned. Like Artemis 1, that mission is to circle the moon and not land. Artemis 3 is scehduled for 2025 and will land on the moon.

To watch the Artemis 1 mission live on NASA Live, just go to


1955- A strong cold front produce a 44-degree temperature drop at Crossville, from a daytime high of 69 degrees to 25. A 43-degree drop occurs at Nashville, as the temperature falls to 30 degrees by midnight, following a daytime high of 73.

1959 – The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln, Montana reported a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record low temperature for the nation for the month of November! Their high that day was one degree above zero.

Weather history is updated for each day at

HRRR Radar Model

This model run is from noon today to midnight tonight. Notice this particular model indicates some flurries and/or isolated snow showers scattered about the region later today and tonight. The big headline, though, is the colder air coming.


Past 24-Hour Precip Totals 

Drought Outlook 

Drought conditions continue across the state. The drought map updates each Thursday, so it will be interesting to see how much this week’s rainfall impacts next week’s update. For more drought info, please visit

Tennesseans affected by drough last week: 3,961,995

Tennesseans affected by drough this week: 4, 338, 497


Five-Day Rainfall Forecast 

Current Snow Cover Map 

Snow cover continues to expand across the country! We’ll feel those northerly breezes coming off snowpack in the coming days!

Extended Temperature Outlook (Nov 21-25)

Extended Precip Outlook (Nov 21-25)


The next MM kids class is in Crossville this evening. That class is now full. We’ll learn about snow and then we’ll do a hands-on project. Last week’s Clarkrange class was a lot of fun and I’ll have a write-up about that class and this evening’s class in the MM newsletter next month!


This month’s MM newsletter featured stories that include the NOAA winter outlook, an unusual November winter storm that struck the plateau, and the real story behind woolly worms. That and more are all in November’s newsletter! Subscribe today to support the MM kids classes or just try a sample for free at

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Thank you! You all have a great rest of your week!

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