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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY MAY 31 2015

AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN SET UP OVER THE STATE OF TENNESSEE FOR
MUCH OF LAST WEEK. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OCCURRED AS SEVERAL UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVED THROUGH A BROAD
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH THAT REMAINED NEARLY STATIONARY OVER ARKANSAS AND
WEST TENNESSEE. BY THE LATTER PART OF THE WEEKEND...A WEAK COLD
FRONT MOVED INTO THE STATE AND BROUGHT ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS TENNESSEE LAST WEEK AVERAGED NEAR NORMAL EXCEPT
FOR EAST TENNESSEE WHICH SAW SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL READINGS. AVERAGE
HIGHS RANGED FROM THE UPPER 70S TO THE UPPER 80S. AVERAGE LOWS WERE
IN THE 60S. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 89 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED ON TUESDAY IN KNOXVILLE AND ON THURSDAY IN BRISTOL. THE
COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 54 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN
BRISTOL MONDAY MORNING.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ACROSS MIDDLE AND WEST TENNESSEE WERE ABOVE
NORMAL THIS PAST WEEK WHILE EAST TENNESSEE RECEIVED NEAR NORMAL
READINGS. THE PLATEAU MISSED THE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AND ACTUALLY RECEIVED BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL THIS PAST WEEK. TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM 0.03 INCHES IN BRISTOL TO 2.89 INCHES
IN CLARKSVILLE. THE HIGHEST DAILY RAINFALL AMOUNT WAS 2.25 INCHES
WHICH OCCURRED IN CLARKSVILLE ON MONDAY.

THE OUTLOOK FOR JUNE CALLS FOR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS
SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE WHILE EXTREME NORTHEAST TENNESSEE MAY SEE ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES. MEANWHILE...THE REST OF THE STATE WILL HAVE
EQUAL CHANCES FOR NEAR...ABOVE...OR BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. AS
FOR PRECIPITATION...THE OUTLOOK CALLS FOR EAST TENNESSEE AND THE
PLATEAU TO SEE ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL WHILE THE REST OF THE STATE
WILL SEE EQUAL CHANCES FOR NEAR...ABOVE...OR BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL.

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