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“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — A. A. Milne (Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh)

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After a very cold start to the week, I see a gradual warming trend in the days ahead and there are no more Arctic blasts for us through Nov. 20.

A few years ago, my wife (Sarah) and I visited my daughter Ava’s elementary school to do something called “Parent Share.” 

The first snow flurries of the season were reported in Middle Tennessee on Halloween and then temperatures dropped into the 20s over the weekend.

Moisture moves out and drier air moves in to Rutherford County on Tuesday as a cold front passes through the area. 

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

Scattered showers and a few thundershowers are expected for Middle Tennessee on Tuesday as a cold front passes through. Partly cloudy and cooler will return for Wednesday through Friday with high temperatures only in the 60s and low temperatures dropping to near 40 degrees. 

Middle Tennessee looks to be on the way to one of the driest September's on record. Through the 20th, many areas have had no rain for the month and it is rare to find anyone reporting over a quarter of an inch for September.

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