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MM’s Wed Wx Forecast

72-Hour Wx Summary

The next three days are lookin great! Low humidity and comfortable temps with sunny skies and starry nights will make for some great weather. A few more clouds may move across our skies Friday, as the remnants of Ian make their way toward our area.

MM’s Wx Vlog

This Week’s Hazards

Widespread hazardous weather is not expected over the next five days. The remnants of Ian are not expected to adversely affect our weather, though we are forecast to receive some rainfall. That rainfall is not expected to cause flooding issues and winds should stay below advisory criteria. I’ll continue to monitor this closely.

Five-Day Outlook

Five-Day Weather Forecast

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and breezy, with northeast winds 5-10, gusting to 20 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday: Continued sunny and pleasant. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.

Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Warmer and more humid. Northeast wind at 5-10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and possible thunderstorms.  

Almanac 

HISTORY

On This Day 

1887 – Yellow River or Huáng Hé floods in China, killing between 900,000 and 2 million people, one of the deadliest natural disasters in history.

1889 – The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice.

REGIONALLY

Past 24-Hour Precip Totals 

NATIONALLY 

Past 24-Hour Temperature Changes

Bluer colors represent colder temps from 24 hours ago, while redder colors indicate warmer temps from 24 hours ago.

 

Today’s High Temps & Departure from Average

Today’s high temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average high temps and bluer colors indicating below-average high temps. White coloration indicates average temps.

Highest temp expected today: 111 degrees (red star)

Coolest high temp expected today: 35 degrees (blue star)

Tomorrow Morning’s Low Temps & Departure from Average

Tomorrow morning’s low temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average low temps and bluer colors indicating below-average temps. White coloration indicates average temps expected.

Warmest overnight low expected: 85 degrees (red star)

Coolest overnight low expected: 21 degrees (blue star)

Hurricane Forecast 

Hurricane Ian is now a very powerful cat 4 hurricane, with winds of 155 mph. The storm is only two mph below cat 5 strength. The storm is expected to make landfall just south of Tampa. Devastating storm surge, coastal wind damage, and inland flooding are expected with this storm. Coastal and inland tornadoes are also a significant threat. Florida remains under a state of emergency.

Forecast wind speeds with Ian.

Forecast rainfall over the next several days. The plateau is expected to get rain from this system by the weekend.

Fall Foliage Map

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MM’s Mon Wx Forecast

This morning we remember a beautiful soul who met her Creator this Monday morning. Lisa Lane is such a dear friend of mine and one the world will be so much darker without. A devout Christian, Lisa lived her life with purpose and it showed each and every day. I had the great honor of knowing Lisa through my best friend Matilda. The day I officiated Matilda’s wedding was one of the happiest of my life and one in which I never saw Lisa lose that beautiful smile. She was so happy! The picture below is from her surprise retirement party that her family put together for her a few years ago. Lisa enjoyed decades of teaching in Morgan County and impacted the lives of everyone she came into contact with. The Meteorologist Mark fan club will never be the same. Lisa so bravely fought cancer for the past several months.

The fight is over, Lisa, and you can rest now.

Til we meet again.

LOCAL WEATHER 

72-Hour Wx Summary

Sunny days and starry nights are in store for us the next few days. Afternoon highs will slip from around 70 degrees today to the low 60s by Wednesday. If you’ve been waiting for an extended period of fall-like weather your week has arrived!

MM’s Wx Vlog

This Week’s Hazards

Hazardous weather is not expected for the next five days.

Five-Day Outlook

Five-Day Weather Forecast

Monday: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Northwest winds 5-15 mph, with gusts to 20 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and cool. Northwest winds 5-10 mph.

Wednesday & Thursday: Continued sunny and pleasant. Northeast winds 5-10 mph.

Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Warmer. (This part of the forecast is heavily dependent upon where “Ian” tracks.)

Hiking Forecast 

The hiking forecast is looking absolutely stellar this week! The only thing to watch is Friday, as the track of “Ian” could have big impacts on the Friday-Saturday forecast. Stay tuned!

Almanac 

HISTORY

On This Day 

2004 – After making its infamous loop east of the Bahamas, Hurricane Jeanne made landfall the night of September 26th, 2004. Jeanne came ashore as a major category 3 hurricane just a few miles away from where Hurricane Frances made landfall a few weeks before. Jeanne produced extensive damage along the east central Florida coast from Volusia County south to Martin County. The highest wind gusts occurred over extreme Southern Brevard County as well as Indian River County with 110 – 120 mph estimates at the peak of the storm.

1983 – Soviet military officer Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov averts a worldwide nuclear war by judging supposed missile attack from the US an error.

REGIONALLY

Past 24-Hour Precip Totals 

NATIONALLY 

Past 24-Hour Temperature Changes

Bluer colors represent colder temps from 24 hours ago, while redder colors indicate warmer temps from 24 hours ago. 

Today’s High Temps & Departure from Average

Today’s high temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average high temps and bluer colors indicating below-average high temps. White coloration indicates average temps.

Highest temp expected today: 112 degrees (red star)

Coolest high temp expected today: 43 degrees (blue star)

Tomorrow Morning’s Low Temps & Departure from Average

Tomorrow morning’s low temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average low temps and bluer colors indicating below-average temps. White coloration indicates average temps expected.

Warmest overnight low expected: 88 degrees (red star)

Coolest overnight low expected: 27 degrees (blue star)

Hurricane Forecast 

Tropical Storm Ian developed into Hurricane Ian early this morning, with winds of 75 mph. The storm is expected to significantly strengthen today. The long-range forecast of Ian is rather uncertain, but the entire state of Florida is now under a state of emergency in anticipation of Ian’s impacts. It is too early to know what, if any, impacts Ian will have on the plateau by the weekend. Stay tuned!

Fall Foliage Map

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Sunday Afternoon Wx Update

A line of strong storms is moving onto thte plateau at this hour. These storms could produce isolated, damaging wind gusts. The Storm Prediction Center does not plan to issue any watches, though there may be warnings issued with this line from time to time as it crosses the plateau and on into East TN.

If you know anyone who is at the lake, etc you might want to shoot them a text or phone call to let them know about these storms and the lightning they contain. An isolated damaging wind gust is the main threat with any stronger storm.

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MM’s Sun Wx Forecast

To the eye, this cosmic composition nicely balances the Bubble Nebula at the right with open star cluster M52. The pair would be lopsided on other scales, though. Embedded in a complex of interstellar dust and gas and blown by the winds from a single, massive O-type star, the Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is a mere 10 light-years wide. On the other hand, M52 is a rich open cluster of around a thousand stars. The cluster is about 25 light-years across. Seen toward the northern boundary of Cassiopeia, distance estimates for the Bubble Nebula and associated cloud complex are around 11,000 light-years, while star cluster M52 lies nearly 5,000 light-years away. The wide telescopic field of view spans about 1.5 degrees on the sky or three times the apparent size of a full Moon. (NASA)

LOCAL WEATHER 

72-Hour Wx Summary

Partly to mostly cloudy skies today will produced scattered showers and thunderstorms as we go through the day. That precip should clear out later this evening, giving us a mostly clear and starry night. Monday and Tuesday will feature mostly sunny days and clear and more starry nights, with very comfortable temps.

MM’s Wx Vlog

This Week’s Hazards

A strong storm or two can’t be completely ruled out this afternoon, though many of us should just see typical showers and thundertorms.

Five-Day Outlook

Five-Day Weather Forecast

Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Monday & Tuesday: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Chilly overnight lows.

Wednesday & Thursday: Continued sunny and pleasant.

Almanac 

HISTORY

On This Day 

1977- An F-0 tornado cuts a five-mile path across Cumberland County, near Homestead and Dorton. No injuries are reported. This tornado traveled through the Dorton area, ripping trees from the ground and tearing away roofing and walls of several buildings. It touched down briefly in the Byrds Creek area uprooting 75 large trees at the Rowell’s apple orchard and damaging a motel. After leaving the Rowell property, it crossed Highway 70 uprooting more trees and ripping sections of a roof and tearing the back side from one of the large stone cutting buildings. (SHAMBURGER 2015)

REGIONALLY

HRRR Radar Model

This radar model is from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Past 24-Hour Precip Totals 

NATIONALLY 

Past 24-Hour Temperature Changes

Bluer colors represent colder temps from 24 hours ago, while redder colors indicate warmer temps from 24 hours ago.

 

Today’s High Temps & Departure from Average

Today’s high temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average high temps and bluer colors indicating below-average high temps. White coloration indicates average temps.

Highest temp expected today: 110 degrees (red star)

Coolest high temp expected today: 42 degrees (blue star)

Tomorrow Morning’s Low Temps & Departure from Average

Tomorrow morning’s low temps are shown below. The coloration indicates departure from average, with redder colors indicating above-average low temps and bluer colors indicating below-average temps. White coloration indicates average temps expected.

Warmest overnight low expected: 89 degrees (red star)

Coolest overnight low expected: 25 degrees (blue star)

Hurricane Forecast 

Hurricane Ian is expected to rapidly intensify today, becoming a major hurricane by tomorrow night. The storm is then expected to become a cat 4 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, making landfall sometime Thursday night. The storm is expected to begin weakening just before making landfall, but is still expected to be a major hurricane when it comes ashore.

The map below shows forecast wind speeds and areas affected by those winds.

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You might want to join the email list for updates for when the next classes will be. Just email me at meteorologistmark@gmail.com and request to be added to that list.

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