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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14
2014

THIS WEEK`S WEATHER STARTED OFF WARM...AND MAINLY DRY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THEN ON THURSDAY A STRONG FALL-LIKE COLD FRONT PUSHED
THROUGH THE VOLUNTEER STATE BRINGING A WIDE VARIANCE OF RAINFALL.
FOR A SECOND TIME THIS SUMMER PORTIONS OF WEST TENNESSEE EXPERIENCED
AN EXTREME MESOSCALE STORM COMPLEX THAT BROUGHT SIGNIFICANT HOURLY
RAINFALL RATES AND RAINFALL TO THE REGION. THE RAIN FELL IN A VERY
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME CAUSING EXTREME FLASH FLOODING TO THE MEMPHIS
METRO ON THURSDAY MORNING. FINALLY A RETURN TO DRIER WEATHER...WITH
A MUCH COOLER AIRMASS SETTLED INTO THE STATE FOR THE WEEKEND.

TEMPERATURE AVERAGES VARIED THIS WEEK WITH THE EAST AND PLATEAU
REGIONS ENDING UP ABOVE NORMAL...WHILE THE MIDDLE AND WEST FELL
BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 93 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN MEMPHIS ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AND ALSO IN
CROSSVILLE ON WEDNESDAY. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS A
CHILLY 48 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN CLARKSVILLE ON SUNDAY MORNING.

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE WEST HAVING WELL ABOVE NORMAL
RAINFALL...THE REMAINDER OF THE VOLUNTEER STATE RECEIVED BELOW
NORMAL RAINFALL FOR THE WEEK. MEMPHIS HAD THE MOST RAIN THIS WEEK
WITH A WHOPPING 4.45 INCHES...WHILE NASHVILLE AND KNOXVILLE RECEIVED
0.02 AND 0.04 INCHES OF RAINFALL RESPECTIVELY.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REMAINDER OF SEPTEMBER IS FOR NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION FOR THE ENTIRE STATE.

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JAB

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