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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 18 2016

A MAINLY HOT AND DRY WEEK UNFOLDED ACROSS THE VOLUNTEER STATE. HIGH
PRESSURE SITUATED OVER THE SOUTHEAST U.S. KEPT RAIN CHANCES LOW AND
TEMPERATURES MUCH ABOVE NORMAL. A LATE WEEK FRONTAL BOUNDARY BROUGHT
RAIN AND CLOUDS TO MUCH OF THE STATE AND ADDITIONALLY HELPED COOL
TEMPERATURES OFF QUITE A BIT.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS TENNESSEE LAST WEEK AVERAGED 6 TO 7 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AS MUCH AS 10 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL...AND LOW TEMPERATURES AS MUCH AS 7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
HOTTEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 98 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN
MEMPHIS ON BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THE COOLEST TEMPERATURE WAS 52
DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN CROSSVILLE ON MONDAY MORNING.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AVERAGED RIGHT AROUND NORMAL ACROSS THE ENTIRE
STATE WITH THE PLATEAU SEEING SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL CONDITIONS. THE
GREATEST AMOUNT OF RAIN FELL IN DYERSBURG WITH 1.96 INCHES...WHILE
MEMPHIS RECEIVED A MEAGER 0.09 INCHES OF RAINFALL FOR THE WEEK.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE STATE OF TENNESEE THROUGH THE END OF SEPTEMBER
CALLS FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.



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