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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24
2014...CORRECTED FOR SPACING ERRORS

LAST WEEK BEGAN EXCEPTIONALLY COLD ACROSS THE ENTIRE MID SOUTH REGION AS AN ARCTIC
AIRMASS INFILTRATED UNUSUALLY FAR SOUTH FOR THIS TIME YEAR.  A STRONG FALL WINTER
STORM BROUGHT SOME WINTRY PRECIP TO THE MIDSOUTH EARLY IN THE WEEK WITH LOCATIONS
ACROSS NORTHEAST AR PICKING UP BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF SNOW.  TRACE READINGS
WERE RECORDED ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE MID SOUTH FROMT THIS STORM SYSTEM BEFORE
TEMPERATURES BEGAN MODERATING MIDWEEK. MID AND LATE WEEK FEATURED QUIET WEATHER
BUT STILL SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.  SATURDAY WAS THE WARMEST DAY OF
THE PERIOD FOR MOST LOCATIONS ALTHOUGH SUNDAY WAS MILD AS WELL.  ANOTHER STRONG
SYSTEM BROUGHT STEADY RAINFALL TO THE REGION DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.

OVERALL...TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 7 TO 9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE WEEK...MAINLY
DUE TO THE EXTREMELY COLD START TO THE WEEK.  SEVERAL LOCATIONS SET NEW RECORD
LOWS EARLY IN THE WEEK.  THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF 68 DEGREES WAS RECORDED AT
THREE LOCATIONS ON SATURDAY...MEMPHIS...DYERSBURG AND JACKSON.  THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 13 DEGREES RECORDED AT BRISTOL ON WEDNESDAY MORNING.

RAINFALL AVERAGED BELOW NORMAL FOR MUCH OF WEST TENNESSEE BUT ABOVE NORMAL FOR
MIDDLE TENNESSEE.  CHATTANOOGA RECORDED THE MOST RAINFALL AT 2.30 INCHES AND
CLARKSVILLE RECORDED THE LEAST AT 0.40 INCHES.

THE OUTLOOK FOR LATE NOVEMBER AND EARLY DECEMBER CALLS FOR A RETURN TO ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH A STRONG WARM SIGNAL SHOWING UP IN THE 8-14 DAY OUTLOOK.
PRECIPITATION CHANCES LOOK NEAR TO SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL FOR THIS PERIOD AS WELL.

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