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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING AUGUST 28 2016

AN UPPER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATED THE WEATHER OVER THE STATE
OF TENNESSEE THIS PAST WEEK. THE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BROUGHT HOT
AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO THE REGION. SCATTERED AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BROUGHT SOME RELIEF TO LOCATIONS THAT WERE LUCKY
ENOUGH TO EXPERIENCE THEM. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS PREVAILED
ACROSS THE AREA.

TEMPERATURES ACROSS TENNESSEE LAST WEEK AVERAGED NEAR NORMAL.
AVERAGE HIGHS RANGED FROM THE MID 80S TO THE MID 90S. AVERAGE LOWS
RANGED FROM THE MID 60S TO THE MID 70S. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE OF
THE WEEK WAS 99 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN DYERSBURG ON SUNDAY. THE
COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 56 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN
CROSSVILLE ON BOTH MONDAY AND TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS AVERAGED SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL ACROSS EAST
TENNESSEE WHILE THE PLATEAU RECEIVED NEAR NORMAL RAINFALL.
MEANWHILE...MIDDLE AND WEST TENNESSEE RECEIVED ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL
THANKS TO A FEW MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TOTAL RAINFALL FOR
THE WEEK RANGED FROM NO RAINFALL IN BRISTOL TO 2.15 INCHES IN
NASHVILLE. THE HIGHEST DAILY RAINFALL AMOUNT WAS 1.71 INCHES WHICH
FELL IN DYERSBURG ON FRIDAY.

THE OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER FOR THE STATE OF TENNESEE CALLS FOR ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL.

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