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MM’s Lunar-Eclipse Sunday Wx Forecast

“An eclipse is one phenomenon that is actually more impressive from the ground,” Leroy Chiao.

Special Note

Each year, the National Hurricane Center begins their advisories and updates on the 15th of May. Until a few years ago, they waited until June1 for this. With more and more activity in the month of May, the center was forced to begin updates sooner. There has been talk of moving the start of hurricane season to May 15th, and this is likely a step in that direction. https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

Eclipse

Please see the Astronomy section below for info concerning the total lunar eclipse for tonight.

Thank You

I have to give a huge and great big shout-out to Stonehaus Winery for hosting my Weather & Wine class Friday evening! They were absolute rock stars. If you pay them a visit please thank them for helping me help Creative Compassion raise money for our program to help folks who are facing financial emergencies. We had a wonderful time, raised money for Creative, and I could not have asked for things to go better! It was an absolute pleasure. If you missed this one don’t despair! We will definitely be doing this again! (I’ll have pics in a later post!)

This Week’s Hazards

Widespread severe weather is not expected throughout this period, but any storm that develops could produce small hail, gusty winds, lightning, and heavy rainfall. Have an indoor back-up plan for any outdoor event planned for today.

MM’s Wx Vlog

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Radar 

https://www.wunderground.com/radar/us/tn/nashville/ohx

Extended Forecast

Sunday: A slight chance for a shower or storm, with scattered showers and storms by afternoon and evening.

Sunday Night: Scattered showers and storms.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a chance for showers and storms, especially the first half of the day.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy.

Wednesday – Thursday: Chance showers and storms.

Friday: Partly cloudy.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns

The severe threat is low but not zero for today and tonight. Just keep in mind that any storm that forms this time of year can be locally strong, or even briefly severe. Beyond today the risk continues to look low.

Severe Weather Safety

 On This Day

1901- Clarksville’s 30 degrees is the latest freeze ever recorded there, as well as the coldest temperature every observed in May.

1994- A man is killed by a lightning strike while trying to park his tractor-semitrailer near his home in Pleasant View (Cheatham County).

1869 – National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Almanac 

Drought Data


The drought data is updated each Thursday morning. For even more drought info, please visit my link at
For drought info please see https://meteorologistmark.com/drought-info/.

Astronomy

The lunar eclipse is tonight! If you miss it you’ll have to wait until November for the next one, although that one will only be a partial eclipse for our area.

Global Event:Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type:Total Lunar Eclipse, in City of Crossville
Begins:Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:32 pm
Maximum:Sun, May 15, 2022 at 11:11 pm 1.413 Magnitude
Ends:Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:50 am
Duration:5 hours, 19 minutes

Planets to look up for tonight

PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:05 amSun 8:20 pmSun 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 3:49 amSun 4:19 pmSun 10:04 amGood visibility
MarsMon 2:52 amMon 2:33 pmMon 8:42 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 3:11 amSun 3:12 pmSun 9:11 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 1:34 amMon 12:13 pmMon 6:53 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 5:08 amSun 6:48 pmSun 11:58 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:53 amMon 2:39 pmMon 8:46 amVery difficult to see

MM Pro

The latest newsletter was released Friday, as it is each and every Friday! This newsletter focuses on the violent tornado that struck the Tansi community in May of 1995. That was a phenomenal storm that, after many quiet years, reminded us of our vulnerability to severe weather. Find out about this and more at https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/! Proceeds from subscriptions go toward supporting the MM kids classes taught monthly at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange.

MM Classes

The next MM kids class will be at the Clarkrange Roane State Campus on May 19. This will be the first MM class in Fentress County! That class is now full.

Classes for the Crossville campus at TCAT will now be every third Wednesday of each month. That class will start at 4:00 p.m. To register for this month’s class just go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoWowC2e5wpuu1cqDp2SQBcWwoCpYzhHzqxbOjThznSL7gug/viewform

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

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MM’s Saturday Weather Forecast for May 14

“Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some,” Charles Dickens.

Thank You

I have to give a huge and great big shout-out to Stonehaus Winery for hosting my Weather & Wine class Friday evening! They were absolute rock stars. If you pay them a visit please thank them for helping me help Creative Compassion raise money for our program to help folks who are facing financial emergencies. We had a wonderful time, raised money for Creative, and I could not have asked for things to go better! It was an absolute pleasure. If you missed this one don’t despair! We will definitely be doing this again! (I’ll have pics in a later post!)

This Week’s Hazards

Widespread severe weather is not expected throughout this period, but any storm that develops could produce small hail, gusty winds, lightning, and heavy rainfall. Have an indoor back-up plan for any outdoor event this weekend.

Note

The Young Marines will be having a fundraiser and auction at the Tansi Fire Department today at 2:00 pm. They will have an afternoon of auctions, live entertainment, and a bake sale. There will be hotdogs, drinks, and chips available for $5 and auctioned items include local services and attraction tickets.

Call 931-456-8589 for more information.

MM’s Wx Vlog

Be sure to subscribe to the blog for free!

Radar 

https://www.wunderground.com/radar/us/tn/nashville/ohx

Radar Simulation

This simulation begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 pm. Please don’t focus on the exact location of simulated showers and storms, just not the general trend. Models have trended a bit drier with Saturday morning but showing scattered storms by afternoon. This is similar to what we received Friday, but coverage should be a bit more.

Extended Forecast

Saturday: Scattered showers and storms, especially in the afternoon.

Sunday: A slight chance for a shower or storm.

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a chance for showers and storms.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy.

Wednesday – Thursday: Chance showers and storms.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns

The severe threat is low but not zero for the next few days. Thankfully, there are no indications of any widespread severe weather events. Just keep in mind that any storm that forms this time of year can be locally strong, or even briefly severe. 

Severe Weather Safety

On This Day

1834- A “very severe tornado” strikes Florence, Alabama, then crosses into Tennessee and causes much damage in Pulaski, carrying away fences and houses and doing great damage to plantations.

1787 – Delegates gather in Philadelphia to draw up US Constitution.

Almanac 

Drought Data


The drought data is updated each Thursday morning. For even more drought info, please visit my link at
For drought info please see https://meteorologistmark.com/drought-info/.

 

Astronomy

The lunar eclipse is Sunday night! I’ll have much more info about that in tomorrow’s blog! Stay tuned!

PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:09 amSat 8:26 pmSat 1:18 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 3:50 amSat 4:18 pmSat 10:04 amGood visibility
MarsSat 2:56 amSat 2:34 pmSat 8:44 amAverage visibility
JupiterSat 3:15 amSat 3:15 pmSat 9:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 1:41 amSat 12:21 pmSat 7:01 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 5:12 amSat 6:52 pmSat 12:02 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 3:01 amSat 2:47 pmSat 8:54 amVery difficult to see

MM Pro


The latest newsletter comes out today! This newsletter focuses on the violent tornado that struck the Tansi community in May of 1995. That was a phenomenal storm that, after many quiet years, reminded us of our vulnerability to severe weather. Find out this and more in this week’s MM newsletter, released each Friday by noon at https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/! Proceeds from subscriptions go toward supporting the MM kids classes taught monthly at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange.

MM Classes

The next MM kids class will be at the Clarkrange Roane State Campus on May 19. This will be the first MM class in Fentress County! That class is almost full! To learn more about the class and to register, please visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lqgIEMbfCRtRKdHNIuDzdMcNOAPXwTb53ujYUpZPp-4/edit

Classes for the Crossville campus at TCAT will now be every third Wednesday of each month. That class will start at 4:00 p.m. To register for this month’s class just go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoWowC2e5wpuu1cqDp2SQBcWwoCpYzhHzqxbOjThznSL7gug/viewform

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

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MM’s Friday the 13th Weather Forecast

“Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy; the mad daughter of a wise mother,” Voltaire.

Friday Funny

Note

The first Weather & Wine fundraiser class is this evening at 5:00! We’ll learn some really cool stuff about the grape industry and the impact of both weather and climate on that industry. We’ll even do a couple experiments! There’s still some room for a few more folks, so just let me know if you’d like to attend! More info can be found farther down this page.

Also, my MM kids class at TCAT has several seats open this month. That class is Wednesday at 4:00. This would be a great time for a kid to try an MM class! More details farther down in the blog.

This Week’s Hazards

Wile there are no widespread severe weather threats in sight, anyone with outdoor plans this weekend should be aware that any storm that does develop could become locally strong to even severe, with damaging winds being the main threat.

MM’s Wx Vlog

Be sure to subscribe to the blog for free!

Radar 

https://www.wunderground.com/radar/us/tn/nashville/ohx

Extended Forecast

Friday: Clouds and sun, with a chance for mainly afternoon showers and storms.

Saturday – Sunday: Scattered showers and storms.

Monday: Partly to mostly sunny, with a chance for showers and storms.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy.

Wednesday: Chance showers and storms.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns 

Because of increased risks for storms, the severe threat can’t be zero for most days in the extended forecast. Nevertheless, there are no indications of any widespread severe weather events. Just keep in mind that any storm that forms this time of year can be locally strong, or even briefly severe.

On This Day

1999- At Crab Orchard, marble to golfball-size hail covers the ground 3″ deep on I-40. Over a half dozen wreckers are sent to clear the accidents on the interstate. Traffic is backed up for 12 miles to the Roane County line. There are four injuries. Snow plows are used to clear the hail off the interstate. Hailstones measure 7″ deep at one residence.

1964 – Great dustbowl storm sweeps across US prairies.

Almanac 

Drought Data 

The drought data is updated each Thursday morning. For even more drought info, please visit my link at
For drought info please see https://meteorologistmark.com/drought-info/.

Astronomy

PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:12 amFri 8:32 pmFri 1:23 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 3:51 amFri 4:16 pmFri 10:03 amGood visibility
MarsFri 2:58 amFri 2:34 pmFri 8:46 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 3:18 amFri 3:18 pmFri 9:18 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 1:45 amFri 12:24 pmFri 7:05 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 5:15 amFri 6:56 pmFri 12:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 3:05 amFri 2:50 pmFri 8:57 amVery difficult to see

MM News

I am SO EXCITED to be teaching this unique, one-of-a-kind fundraiser class this evening! There are still some seats left in tonight’s class!

You can now purchase tickets to Weather & Wine through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/327368938307 or just let me know you’re coming and pay at the door! Tickets are only $25.

I have a fun class planned, complete with some experiments!

Stonehaus Winery is graciously hosting this unique class! You don’t have to be a wine drinker to appreciated the fascinating impacts of weather and climate on grapes and the wines they make. This fun and informative class has limited seating, so be sure and secure your spot today! We will serve refreshments.

Proceeds benefit Creative Compassion and our mission to help folks who are struggling to make ends meet due to a financial emergency.  This is a fun way to support a wonderful local nonprofit and to help folks in need in our community!

Please let me know if you have any questions. Stonehaus will offer wine tastings at their tasting bar after class for those who are interested. Some of those wines will be discussed in class!

MeteorologistMarkPro 


The latest newsletter comes out today! This newsletter focuses on the violent tornado that struck the Tansi community in May of 1995. That was a phenomenal storm that, after many quiet years, reminded us of our vulnerability to severe weather. Find out this and more in this week’s MM newsletter, released each Friday by noon at https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/! Proceeds from subscriptions go toward supporting the MM kids classes taught monthly at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange.

MM Classes

The next MM kids class will be at the Clarkrange Roane State Campus on May 19. This will be the first MM class in Fentress County! That class is almost full! To learn more about the class and to register, please visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lqgIEMbfCRtRKdHNIuDzdMcNOAPXwTb53ujYUpZPp-4/edit

Classes for the Crossville campus at TCAT will now be every third Wednesday of each month. That class will start at 4:00 p.m. To register for this month’s class just go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoWowC2e5wpuu1cqDp2SQBcWwoCpYzhHzqxbOjThznSL7gug/viewform

Make sure you “Follow” this blog to get updates in your email inbox

Please feel free to “Follow” me on Social Media!

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Twitter @meteo_mark

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Download the Meteorologist Mark app for Android  

iPhone app coming soon!

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MM’s Thursday Weather Forecast for May 12

“Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid,” Albert Camus.

MM News

There will be a fundraiser for the Young Marines on Saturday at Lake Tansi at 2:00! Come out if you can! There’ll be food, fun, and auctions. For more info, please see https://cumberlandcountytn.gov/events/benefit-for-young-marines-of-cumberland-county/.

There are still some seats left for my Weather & Wine class for tomorrow evening at 5:00 at Stonehaus! Come learn about the fascinating impacts of weather and climate on grapes and the industries they support! We’ll even do some experiments! Proceeds from the class support Creative Compassion’s mission to help folks facing financial emergencies. More info can be found farther down in this blog.

There are still seats available for my MM kids classes this month at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange! More info below in the blog.

This Week’s Hazards

MM’s Wx Vlog

Be sure to subscribe to the blog for free!

Radar 

https://www.wunderground.com/radar/us/tn/nashville/ohx

Extended Forecast

Thursday: Summer-like. Mostly sunny and continued warm. Likely the warmest day so far this season!

Friday: Clouds and sun, with a chance for mainly afternoon showers and storms.

Saturday: Scattered showers and storms.

Sunday – Monday: Partly to mostly sunny, with a chance for showers and storms.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy.

MM’s Severe Wx Concerns 

Because of increased risks for storms, the severe threat can’t be zero for most days in the extended forecast. Nevertheless, there are no indications of any widespread severe weather events. Just keep in mind that any storm that forms this time of year can be locally strong.

On This Day

1934 – A dust storm darkened skies from Oklahoma to the Atlantic coast. 

1841 – Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world’s first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.

Almanac 

Drought Data  

The drought data is updated each Thursday morning. For even more drought info, please visit my link at
For drought info please see https://meteorologistmark.com/drought-info/.

Astronomy

PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:16 amThu 8:38 pmThu 1:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:52 amThu 4:15 pmThu 10:03 amGood visibility
MarsThu 3:00 amThu 2:34 pmThu 8:47 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 3:22 amThu 3:21 pmThu 9:21 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 1:49 amThu 12:28 pmThu 7:08 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 5:19 amThu 6:59 pmThu 12:09 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 3:08 amThu 2:54 pmThu 9:01 amVery difficult to see

MM News


There are still some seats left! I also now have some fun hands-on learning activities for us to do!

You can now purchase tickets to Weather & Wine through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/327368938307! You can also come by the office or mail a check to Creative Compassion at 20 Penny Lane (Crossville, 38555) and buy a ticket. Let me know if you have any questions about purchasing tickets! Tickets are $25. You can also email me at meteorologistmark@gmail.com and let me know that you’ll be paying at the door.

I have a fun class planned, complete with some experiments!

Stonehaus Winery is graciously hosting this unique class! You don’t have to be a wine drinker to appreciated the fascinating impacts of weather and climate on grapes and the wines they make. This fun and informative class has limited seating, so be sure and secure your spot today! We will serve refreshments.

Proceeds benefit Creative Compassion and our mission to help folks who are struggling to make ends meet due to a financial emergency.  This is a fun way to support a wonderful local nonprofit and to help folks in need in our community!

Please let me know if you have any questions. Stonehaus will offer wine tastings at their tasting bar after class for those who are interested. Some of those wines will feature those discussed in class!

MeteorologistMarkPro 


This week’s newsletter is about a historic tornado event that affected the plateau 89 years ago! That event left scars that remain across certain communities even today. Find out this and more in this week’s MM newsletter, released each Friday by noon at https://meteorologistmarkpro.com/! Proceeds from subscriptions go toward supporting the MM kids classes taught monthly at both TCAT Crossville and Roane State Clarkrange.

MM Classes

The next MM kids class will be at the Clarkrange Roane State Campus on May 19. This will be the first MM class in Fentress County! That class is almost full! To learn more about the class and to register, please visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lqgIEMbfCRtRKdHNIuDzdMcNOAPXwTb53ujYUpZPp-4/edit

Classes for the Crossville campus at TCAT will now be every third Wednesday of each month. That class will start at 4:00 p.m. To register for this month’s class just go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoWowC2e5wpuu1cqDp2SQBcWwoCpYzhHzqxbOjThznSL7gug/viewform

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

Make sure you “Follow” this blog to get updates in your email inbox

Please feel free to “Follow” me on Social Media!

Facebook @thunderchaser 

Twitter @meteo_mark

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YouTube @ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz3zLMT7tqpb6eIaE-8YGog

Download the Meteorologist Mark app for Android  

iPhone app coming soon!