Review of April 2014 Weather for Middle TN

By: Astrometeor , 3:55 AM GMT on May 02, 2014

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The Nashville National Weather Service has released its review of April 2014. My favorite part is this:

“...FIRST MONTH THIS YEAR WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES... “. Like, lmao. Finally, warmer weather. Next week is scheduled to have 80-85F degrees for highs, about time. Anyways, here's the report:

13th wettest April in Nashville
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
416 AM CDT THU MAY 1 2014

...RAINFALL ADDS UP TO THE 13TH WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE...
...FIRST MONTH THIS YEAR WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...

APRIL WAS THE FIRST MONTH SINCE DECEMBER 2013 WITH ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES IN NASHVILLE. THE TEMPERATURE AVERAGED 61.1 DEGREES
DURING THE MONTH WHICH IS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
HIGH WAS 73.8 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 48.5 DEGREES. THE
WARMEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 83 DEGREES ON THE 26TH
AND COOLEST WAS 31 DEGREES ON THE 16TH...WHICH WAS ALSO THE LAST
FREEZE DATE FOR THIS SPRING. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR
TIED DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL.

APRIL WAS VERY WET...WITH RAINFALL TOTALING 7.29 INCHES WHICH IS
3.29 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE GREATEST RAINFALL DURING A 24 HOUR
PERIOD WAS 3.19 INCHES ON THE 28TH. APRIL 2014 WAS THE 13TH
WETTEST ON RECORD IN NASHVILLE. THE WETTEST APRIL WAS BACK IN 1874
WHEN 11.84 INCHES OF RAIN FELL. IT'S INTERSTING TO NOTE THAT THREE
OF THE FIVE WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD OCCURRED IN THE LATTER PART
OF THE 1800S...AND THE OTHER TWO OCCURRED IN THE EARLY 1900S.

A DAILY RAINFALL RECORD WAS BROKEN ON THE 28TH WHEN 3.19 INCHES OF
RAIN FELL...SET PREVIOUSLY IN 1945.

SNOW FLURRIES ON THE 15TH.

THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON 8 DAYS IN APRIL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 8.0 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS 37
MILES AN HOUR ON THE 3RD.

FOG OCCURRED ON 17 DAYS WITH NO DAYS WITH DENSE FOG.



...

...CLARKSVILLE WAS ABOVE NORMAL IN TEMPERATURE AND NEAR NORMAL IN
RAINFALL FOR APRIL...

THE TEMPERATURE FOR CLARKSVILLE AVERAGED 58.8 DEGREES IN APRIL. THIS
IS 1.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 71.4 DEGREES AND
THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 46.1 DEGREES. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS 82
DEGREES ON THE 26TH...AND THE COLDEST WAS 29 DEGREES ON THE 16TH
WHICH WAS ALSO THE LAST FREEZE DATE FOR THIS SPRING.

RAINFALL TOTALED 4.28 INCHES WHICH IS 0.19 INCH BELOW NORMAL. THE
GREATEST RAINFALL DURING A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 1.22 INCHES ON THE
14TH.

THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON 9 DAYS IN APRIL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 8.7 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS
43 MILES AN HOUR ON THE 14TH.

FOG OCCURRED ON 13 DAYS WITH ONE DAY OF DENSE FOG.

...

...CROSSVILLE WAS ABOVE NORMAL IN RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL...

THE TEMPERATURE FOR CROSSVILLE AVERAGED 57.8 DEGREES IN APRIL.
THIS IS 2.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 69.0 DEGREES
AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 46.7 DEGREES. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE WAS
79 DEGREES ON THE 26TH AND 27TH AND THE COLDEST WAS 27 DEGREES ON
THE 16TH...WHICH WAS ALSO THE LAST FREEZE DATE THIS SPRING.

RAINFALL TOTALED 6.00 INCHES WHICH IS 1.18 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE GREATEST RAINFALL DURING A 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS 1.25 INCHES ON
THE 29TH AND 30TH.

THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON 7 DAYS IN APRIL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED WAS 6.7 MILES AN HOUR. THE FASTEST GUST WAS
39 MILES AN HOUR ON THE 13TH.

FOG OCCURRED ON 18 DAYS WITH ONE DAY OF DENSE FOG.

...

THERE WERE THREE TORNADOES IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE DURING THE MONTH OF
APRIL. TWO WERE IN LINCOLN COUNTY WHERE TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND
ONE TORNADO WAS IN WHITE COUNTY...ALL ON APRIL 28TH.

FLOODING RAINS FELL ON APRIL 28TH IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE. SOME OF THE
LARGER RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE KINGSTON SPRINGS IN CHEATHAM COUNTY
WITH 5.39 INCHES...DICKSON WITH 4.80 INCHES AND CENTERVILLE WITH 4.39
INCHES OF RAIN.



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14. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
3:11 AM GMT on May 04, 2014
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13. BaltimoreBrian
5:10 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Nathan's nights:



And his mornings:

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12. BaltimoreBrian
4:52 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Nathan before finals week:

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11. BaltimoreBrian
4:36 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Why Pennsylvania is the most linguistically rich state in the country.

“Yo Antny, when you’re done your glass of wooder, wanna get a hoagie on Thirdyfish Street awn da way over to Moik’s for de Iggles game?”
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10. BaltimoreBrian
4:21 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Quoting 9. Astrometeor:



I posted at 10:55...and you posted at 10:56. No way you can read that fast...unless you're a timelord or something.
And yet I did!

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9. Astrometeor
4:14 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Quoting BaltimoreBrian:
I simply saw your blog come up, read it, wrote my comment, and posted it.


I posted at 10:55...and you posted at 10:56. No way you can read that fast...unless you're a timelord or something.
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8. Astrometeor
4:13 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Chat?
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7. BaltimoreBrian
4:10 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
I simply saw your blog come up, read it, wrote my comment, and posted it.
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6. Astrometeor
4:09 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Quoting BaltimoreBrian:
I'm older and faster ;)


That can't be it. That's like an oxymoron or something.
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5. BaltimoreBrian
4:06 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
I'm older and faster ;)
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4. Astrometeor
4:00 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Quoting BaltimoreBrian:
So with the warmth and rain is your big yard looking like a jungly forest this spring?


Also, how did you post so fast?
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3. Astrometeor
4:00 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
Quoting BaltimoreBrian:
So with the warmth and rain is your big yard looking like a jungly forest this spring?


No, not really. It is lush with greenery, but nothing compared to a couple of years ago when we had foot-tall clover and it was like a brick...nearly impossible to cut down.
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2. Astrometeor
3:56 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
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1. BaltimoreBrian
3:56 AM GMT on May 02, 2014
So with the warmth and rain is your big yard looking like a jungly forest this spring?
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Age: 17, b-day is 8/27. Graduate of MLK High in Nashville, TN. Will attend MU in PA. Love football, soccer, Frisbee, Scouts, Science Olympiad.

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