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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY AUGUST 17 2014

THE WEEK OF AUGUST 10TH THROUGH THE 17TH BROUGHT SEVERAL WEATHER
PATTERNS THROUGH TENNESSEE. EARLIER IN THE WEEK A COLD FRONT MOVED
THROUGH THE STATE DROPPING HEAVY AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL IN MIDDLE
TENNESSEE. BY MIDWEEK...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE HAD SETTLED OVER THE
STATE ALLOWING FOR RAINFREE WEATHER THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEKEND.
LATER IN THE WEEKEND A STATIONARY FRONT APPROACHED THE STATE.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ALONG THE FRONT SUNDAY.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS TENNESSEE WERE BELOW NORMAL AUGUST AVERAGES...
ESPECIALLY IN THE PLATEAU REGION WHERE TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 10
DEGREES LESS THAN THEIR NORMAL AUGUST AVERAGES. AVERAGES HIGHS WE IN
THE 80S THROUGHOUT TENNESSEE... WITH AVERAGE LOWS IN THE 60S. THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED LAST WEEK WAS 93 DEGREES IN CHATTANOOGA
ON SUNDAY. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED LAST WEEK WAS 52 DEGREES
IN CROSSVILLE ON THURSDAY.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS AVERAGED 0.31 TO 0.37 INCHES BELOW NORMAL IN EAST
AND WEST TENNESSEE AND 0.16 TO 0.23 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL IN MIDDLE
TENNESSEE AND THE PLATEAU REGION. MEMPHIS WAS THE DRIEST CITY THIS
PAST WEEK WITH NO RAINFALL. CROSSVILLE RECEIVED THE MOST RAIN THIS
WEEK WITH 1.15 INCHES. JACKSON RECEIVED THE MOST RAINFALL IN ONE DAY
WITH 0.99 INCHES ON SUNDAY. THE OUTLOOK FOR THE REMAINDER OF AUGUST
SUGGEST NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

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