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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY AUGUST 23 2015

THIS WEEK`S WEATHER WAS MORE ACTIVE AS TWO DISTINCT COLD FRONTS
PUSHED THROUGH THE AREA BRINGING COOL TEMPERATURES...ALONG WITH A
WIDE VARIED AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION THROUGHOUT THE VOLUNTEER STATE.
FRIDAY WAS THE ONLY DAY OF THE WEEK WHERE HIGH PRESSURE BROUGHT
ENOUGH DRY AIR TO KEEP THE STATE ENTIRELY RAINFREE.

OVERALL TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 1 TO 2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE
WEEK. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 93 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN MEMPHIS ON TUESDAY. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK
WAS 54 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN CLARKSVILLE ON FRIDAY MORNING FOR
THE SECOND WEEK IN A ROW.

PRECIPITATION AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL FOR ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE
MIDDLE...WHERE RAINFALL AVERAGED JUST SLIGHTLY BELOW. CHATTANOOGA
RECEIVED A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF RAIN WITH AN INCREDIBLE 6.28
INCHES...NEARLY EIGHT TIMES MORE THAN THEIR WEEKLY AVERAGE. ON THE
FLIP SIDE CLARKSVILLE REMAINED VERY DRY AGAIN FOR A SECOND WEEK...
PICKING UP ONLY 0.12 INCHES OF RAINFALL.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REMAINDER OF AUGUST INTO THE FIRST WEEK OF
SEPTEMBER CALLS FOR SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL FOR ALL OF TENNESSEE.

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JAB



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