Saturday, August 22, 2020

Saturday Evening Area Forecast

 

Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
518 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2020

.TONIGHT...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. Partly cloudy this evening then clearing. Some areas of fog by sunrise. Low 67. Wind north 5 mph during the evening becoming near calm after midnight.

.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. High 89. Wind west 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mainly clear. Patchy fog before sunrise. Low 68. Wind east 5 mph...becoming near calm.

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. High 91.

...EXTENDED FORECAST...(Tuesday through Saturday)

.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Low 69. High 91.
.WEDNESDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Low 71. High 91.
.THURSDAY...A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 71. High 89.
.FRIDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 73. High 88.
.SATURDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 73. High 88.

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4 PM ADVISORY - TROPICAL STORM LAURA

 


500 PM AST Sat Aug 22 2020


...LAURA HEADED FOR THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC...

...CONTINUES TO DUMP HEAVY RAINS OVER PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO...



SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...18.0N 68.1W

ABOUT 100 MI...160 KM W OF PONCE PUERTO RICO

ABOUT 125 MI...200 KM ESE OF SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES

4 PM Advisory TROPICAL STORM MARCO

 

400 PM CDT Sat Aug 22 2020


...BIG CHANGES TO THIS AFTERNOON'S FORECAST FOR MARCO...

...STORM SURGE AND HURRICANE WATCHES ISSUED FOR THE NORTHERN GULF 

COAST...

SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...21.9N 85.7W

ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM W OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA

ABOUT 540 MI...870 KM SSE OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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A Storm Surge Watch has been issued from Sabine Pass eastward to
the Alabama/Florida border, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake
Maurepas, Lake Borgne, and Mobile Bay.

A Hurricane Watch has been issued from Intracoastal City Louisiana
eastward to the Mississippi/Alabama border, including Lake
Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans.

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued from the Mississippi/Alabama
border eastward to the Alabama/Florida border.

The Cone of Uncertainty Explained - National Hurricane Center

 

10 AM Advisories and Latest Tracks of Tropical Storms Laura and Marco

Tropical Storm Laura

1100 AM AST Sat Aug 22 2020

...LAURA BRINGING HEAVY RAINS TO PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.8N 66.8W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SW OF PONCE PUERTO RICO
ABOUT 210 MI...335 KM ESE OF SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES

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Tropical Storm Marco

1000 AM CDT Sat Aug 22 2020

...MARCO STRENGTHENING QUICKLY...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.9N 85.3W
ABOUT 105 MI...170 KM ENE OF COZUMEL MEXICO
ABOUT 75 MI...120 KM SSW OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 INCHES

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Mid-Morning Saturday Area Forecast

Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
948 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2020

.REST OF TODAY... A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High 83. Wind north 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy this evening. Partly cloudy with some areas of fog. Low 67. Wind east 5 mph during the evening becoming near calm after midnight.

.SUNDAY...A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny. High near 90. Light wind becoming northeast 5 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mainly clear. Low 68.

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. High near 90.

...EXTENDED FORECAST...(Tuesday through Friday)

.TUESDAY...A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Low 70. High 91.
.WEDNESDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Low 70. High 91.
.THURSDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Low 71. High 89.
.FRIDAY...A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 70. High 88.

REH 

Projected Rainfall Thursday to Saturday - NEXT WEEK

 This is the currently projected rainfall during the period that may have the greatest influence from the tropical system Laura


Marco and Laura Update

 


MARCO

700 AM CDT Sat Aug 22 2020

...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS MARCO CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN...


SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.2N 85.2W
ABOUT 110 MI...180 KM E OF COZUMEL MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES


LAURA

800 AM AST Sat Aug 22 2020

...DISORGANIZED LAURA CONTINUES TO MOVE NEAR EASTERN PUERTO RICO...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.7N 66.0W
ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM S OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES

Saturday Morning Area Forecast

 

Area Forecast for West Tennessee
West Tennessee Weather Online Jackson TN
536 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2020

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 10 AM...

.TODAY...Areas of fog this morning. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning...then A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Cloudy this morning...then partly sunny this afternoon. High 83. Wind north 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy this evening. Partly cloudy with some areas of fog. Low 67. Wind east 5 mph during the evening becoming near calm after midnight.

.SUNDAY...A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny. High near 90. Light wind becoming northeast 5 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mainly clear. Low 68.

.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. High near 90.

...EXTENDED FORECAST...(Tuesday through Friday)

.TUESDAY...A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Low 70. High 91.
.WEDNESDAY...A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Low 70. High 91.
.THURSDAY...A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Low 71. High 89.
.FRIDAY...A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. Low 70. High 88.

REH

Dense Fog Advisory

 


...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Visibility less than one-quarter mile in dense fog.

* WHERE...All of West Tennessee

* WHEN...Until 10 AM CDT this morning.

* IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

NWS