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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY AUGUST 24 2014

THE WEEK BEGAN WITH A STATIONARY FRONT LOCATED ACROSS THE STATE OF
TENNESSEE. THE FRONT HELPED TO SET OFF SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA. THE FRONT ALSO BROUGHT PLEASANT
TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION. HOWEVER BY MIDWEEK...AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE MOVED OVER THE STATE BRINGING HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO
THE AREA FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. AS A RESULT...SOME OF THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SUMMER OCCURRED OVER THE WEEKEND. A FEW
AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED AS WELL BUT
WERE VERY HIT AND MISS.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE STATE OF TENNESSEE THIS PAST WEEK AVERAGED
NEAR NORMAL. AVERAGE HIGHS RANGED FROM THE MID 80S TO THE MID 90S.
AVERAGE LOWS WERE IN THE UPPER 60S TO THE MID 70S. THE WARMEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 100 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN MEMPHIS ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 64 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN KNOXVILLE ON THURSDAY MORNING.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE WHILE
THE REST OF THE STATE RECEIVED NEAR NORMAL AMOUNTS FOR THIS PAST
WEEK. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM NO RAINFALL IN DYERSBURG TO
2.03 INCHES IN BRISTOL. THE HIGHEST DAILY RAINFALL AMOUNT WAS 1.15
INCHES WHICH OCCURRED IN KNOXVILLE ON MONDAY.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REST OF AUGUST CALLS FOR ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL FOR THE ENTIRE STATE. MEANWHILE...THE
OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER CALLS FOR EQUAL CHANCES OF ABOVE...BELOW OR
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL FOR THE ENTIRE STATE.

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