Weather forecast issued Monday, November 13, 2023
MM’s Local Weather Concerns
Hazardous weather is not expected for the next five days. Please continue to exercise great caution when outdoor burning and check the status of your county’s burn bans.
MM’s 5-Day Forecast
Yesterday’s Weather Statistics
On This Day
1933 – The first dust storm of the great dust bowl era of the 1930s occurred. The dust storm, which had spread from Montana to the Ohio Valley the day before, prevailed from Georgia to Maine resulting in a black rain over New York and a brown snow in Vermont. Parts of South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa reported zero visibility on the 12th. On the 13th, dust reduced the visibility to half a mile in Tennessee.
1946 – General Electric scientists produced snow in the Massachusetts Berkshires in the first modern day cloud seeding experiment.
The Drought Monitor is updated each Thursday. The map below was updated on Thursday, November 9. Notice how the “exceptional drought” category is now creeping into southeast TN.
Current Snowfall Depth
Jet streams are relatively narrow bands of strong wind in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Jet streams follow the boundaries between hot and cold air. Since these hot and cold air boundaries are most pronounced in winter, jet streams are the strongest during winter.
Past 24-Hour Radar-Indicated Precip
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