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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
322 AM CDT TUE APR 5 2016

...MARCH IN NASHVILLE WAS WARM WITH NEAR NORMAL RAINFALL...

THE TEMPERATURE AVERAGED 5.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN NASHVILLE IN
THE MONTH OF MARCH. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 67.1 DEGREES AND THE
AVERAGE LOW WAS 44.7. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS 87 DEGREES ON
THE 15TH BREAKING THE RECORD FOR THE DATE OF 82 DEGREES LAST SET
IN 2012. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 30 DEGREES
ON THE 5TH. ON THE 9TH THE LOW FOR THE DATE WAS 60 DEGREES
BREAKING THE RECORD FOR THE WARMEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE
DATE OF 56 DEGREES SET WAY BACK IN 1878.

RAINFALL IN MARCH TOTALED 4.33 INCHES WHICH IS 0.22 INCH ABOVE
NORMAL. THE GREATEST RAINFALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 0.99 INCH ON
THE 10TH AND 11TH.

THREE DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED IN MARCH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 8.3 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS
41 MILES AN HOUR OUT OF THE NORTHWEST ON THE 27TH.

THERE WERE 12 DAYS WITH FOG...4 DAYS WITH DENSE FOG.

MARCH EXITED LIKE A LION AS 4 TORNADOES HIT TENNESSEE AT MONTHS
END. BENTON COUNTY GOT HIT ON THE 27TH...WITH HARDIN...PERRY AND
LEWIS COUNTIES GETTING HIT BY TORNADOES ON THE 31ST. NO
FATALITIES OR INJURIES OCCURRED. ON AVERAGE 2 TORNADOES CAN BE
EXPECTED IN THE MONTH OF MARCH IN TENNESSEE. THE MOST TORNADOES
RECORDED IN THE MONTH OF MARCH IS 20 IN 2012. THE MOST FATALITIES
FROM TORNADOES IN MARCH IS 67 IN 1952.


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