Tag Archives: National Weather Service

Storms Hit Middle Tennessee Hard

A storm squall slapped Southern Middle Tennessee late Tuesday afternoon, leaving wind and lightning damage. High winds dropped trees across several roads in Coffee County. Crews were called to clean debris on Ragsdale Road and Normandy Road outside of Tullahoma. … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Advisory

The national weather service says most all the area is under a winter storm advisory beginning this afternoon and continuing through Thursday morning. But thankfully the forecast only predicts snow and not ice. Predictions very,  but the area can expect … Continue reading

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National Weather Service Names Winter Storm

Monday’s ice and snow storm was called by many names in Southern Middle Tennessee, most of them not very nice. But the National Weather Service dubs it “Storm Octavia” for those keeping up with the nomenclature. The ice storm is … Continue reading

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Some Roads in Smokies Reopen After Record Snowfall

Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park say some roads have reopened after a record amount of snow and ice fell over the weekend. Cades Cove Loop Road reopened Sunday, as well as part of Laurel Creek Road. One … Continue reading

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Halloween Snowfall sets Records

Record Halloween snowfall snarls tourist traffic in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Some sections of the park set record snow accumulations Friday and Saturday. The National Weather service in Morristown says Mount Leconte recorded 22 inches of the white … Continue reading

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Middle Tennessee could Break Temperature Record

Middle Tennessee heat records sand a chance of being met or broken today. Mark Rose is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Nashville. He says the record high temperature for October 27th is 84 degrees. His office is … Continue reading

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Tornados Touch Down in Coffee, Franklin, and Moore Counties

The National Weather Service said tornadoes touched down in three mid-state counties on Thursday night. EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Coffee, Franklin, and Moore Counties, according to NWS survey teams. In Moore County, the tornado touched down around 9:53 p.m. … Continue reading

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Tennesseans get tips for severe weather

State officials are helping Tennesseans prepare for severe weather. Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week began Sunday and ends Saturday. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, National Weather Service and other supporting groups are using the week to conduct educational activities and … Continue reading

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Chattanooga sees twice as much rain as Seattle in 2013

  The Chattanooga area saw rainfall in 2013 that was nearly 16 inches above normal, giving the city twice as much rain as Seattle. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported that Chattanooga had gotten 67.4 inches of rainfall as of … Continue reading

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Thousands without power because of Ice

Southern Middle Tennessee dodged icy weather that has left thousands without power in areas west and north of Nashville. As many as 10,000 customers lost electricity Sunday after ice settled on power lines and dropped trees across transmission lines. About … Continue reading

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