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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 21 2016

THIS WEEK`S WEATHER ACROSS THE STATE OF TENNESSEE FEATURED A SERIES
OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WHICH BROUGHT SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES NEARLY EVERY DAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE. A COLD FRONT
MOVED THROUGH THE REGION ON SUNDAY...GRADUALLY BRINGING A END TO
PRECIPITATION CHANCES.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS TENNESSEE LAST WEEK AVERAGED 1 DEGREE BELOW
NORMAL ACROSS WEST TENNESSEE...NEAR NORMAL ACROSS MIDDLE
TENNESSEE...AND 1 TO 3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE
AND THE PLATEAU. AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 80S
ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE AND IN THE LOWER 90S IN CHATTANOOGA.
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 60S TO MIDDLE 70S.
THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED LAST WEEK WAS 97 DEGREES IN
CHATTANOOGA LAST WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE...THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE
RECORDED WAS 61 DEGREES IN CLARKSVILLE ON SUNDAY.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AVERAGED 1.05 TO 1.86 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM 1.78
INCHES ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE...2.17 TO 2.32 INCHES ACROSS MIDDLE
TENNESSEE AND THE PLATEAU...AND 2.49 INCHES ACROSS WEST TENNESSEE.
THE HIGHEST AMOUNT OF RAINFALL RECORDED ACROSS THE STATE LAST WEEK
WAS 1.38 INCHES IN MEMPHIS ON SUNDAY.


THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REMAINDER OF AUGUST INTO SEPTEMBER SUGGESTS NEAR
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL ACROSS TENNESSEE.

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