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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY MAY 17 2015

THIS PAST WEEK FEATURED TEMPERATURES NEAR TO ABOVE AVERAGE WITH
VARIABLE PRECIPITATION ACROSS MANY OF THE REPORTING SITES.  ISOLATED
HEAVY RAINFALL WAS OBSERVED ALTHOUGH THIS MAY NOT BE REFLECTED AT
THE REPORTING STATIONS.  A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE
UPPER MIDWEST PROVIDED SEVERAL DAYS OF MOISTURE RETURN ALLOWING A
RICH AIRMASS TO OVERSPREAD THE VOLUNTEER STATE.  ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE OBSERVED OFTEN ALTHOUGH WIDSPREAD HEAVY
RAINFALL WAS NOT OBSERVED.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED FROM NEAR AVERAGE TO 7 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE
AT KNOXVILLE AND BRISTOL...LARGELY DUE TO WARM OVERNIGHT LOWS.  THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK OCCURRED IN KNOXVILLE ON MONDAY WHEN
THE HIGH REACHED AN IMPRESSIVE 91 DEGREES. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE
WAS OBSERVED IN JACKSON WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHEN THE LOW FELL TO 44
DEGREES AS A COOL HIGH PRESSURE SETTLED INTO THE MID-SOUTH.

PRECIPITATION AT INDIVIDUAL SITES WAS VARIABLE.  JACKSON RECORDED
2.16 INCHES...THE MOST OF ANY SITE...AND KNOXVILLE RECORDED THE
LEAST AT 0.11 INCHES.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REST OF MAY STILL CALLS FOR NEAR TO ABOVE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES AND RAINFALL.

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