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TENNESSEE WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY JANUARY 25 2015

THIS WEEK`S WEATHER STARTED OFF BENIGN AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINED
FIXED ACROSS THE MID MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO VALLEYS. THIS DOMINATING
FEATURE BROUGHT DRY WEATHER AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES TO THE
VOLUNTEER STATE FROM MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. BY EARLY THURSDAY A
DRY COLD FRONT PASSED THE STATE BRINGING TEMPERATURES BACK DOWN TO
NEAR AVERAGE. IT WOULDN`T BE UNTIL THE WEEKEND FOR RAIN TO FALL
ACROSS THE STATE AS A STORM LIFTED NORTHEAST FROM THE GULF OF
MEXICO FRIDAY...AND AN UPPER DISTURBANCE PASSED OVERHEAD SUNDAY.

OVERALL TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 5 TO 6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ACROSS THE
ENTIRE STATE. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE WEEK WAS 67 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN NASHVILLE ON MONDAY...AND AGAIN IN CHATTANOOGA ON
TUESDAY. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF THE WEEK WAS 23 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN BRISTOL MONDAY MORNING.

WEEKLY RAINFALL AVERAGED BELOW NORMAL...WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE
EAST WHERE SLIGHTLY ABOVE AMOUNTS FELL. KNOXVILLE HAD THE MOST
PRECIPITATION THIS WEEK WITH 1.12 INCHES...WHILE BRISTOL PICKED UP
0.94 INCHES. THE LEAST AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATION OCCURRED IN JACKSON
WITH 0.23 INCHES...WHILE MEMPHIS CAME IN SECOND WITH 0.29 INCHES.

THE OUTLOOK FOR THE FIRST HALF OF FEBRUARY CALLS FOR BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION OVER THE ENTIRE STATE.

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JAB



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