Weather forecast issued Thursday, November 16, 2023
MM’s Local Weather Concerns
ELEVATED FIRE DANGER AGAIN TODAY
Breezy conditons and low humidity, combined with drought conditions, will lead to a hightened risk for wildfires.
MM’s 5-Day Forecast
Friday Forecast Rainfall Totals
Yesterday’s Weather Statistics
On This Day
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.
The Drought Monitor is updated each Thursday. The map below was updated on Thursday, November 9. This will update later this morning.
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.
Past 24-Hour Radar-Indicated Precip
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This midweek weather update was recorded last night. I’ve since increased rain chances for Friday, though total amounts will still only be in the 0.25-0.5 inch range.