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“And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.” (1 Kings 18:21)

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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. 

We are experiencing a prolonged period of no rain and very dry conditions have begun to develop. This may be good for hay harvest and row crop harvest but not good for pastures. 

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.

Folks in Middle Tennessee have endured highs in the 90s and the heat index over 100 for so many days recently that I would imagine you are ready for a pattern change and that is exactly the news I bring.

As suicide and attempted suicide continue to dominate discussions and topics related to the health care of young people, this demographic’s reliance and use of social media gets much of the blame.

Has the summer rain and heat allowed crabgrass and common bermudagrass to take over your lawn?  If you are in that situation, no need to feel alone. About 95 percent of all Cheatham County residents need to reseed or overseed their fescue lawns annually, just to maintain a good stand.

It looks like we are going to have a hot week in Middle Tennessee with high temperatures in the 90s and the nights in the low 70s.

After the lovely Labor Day weekend, there will be a slight chance of an afternoon thundershower by the middle of the week because of the heat and increasing humidity.  

It’s been nearly 100 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26.

We are into a period of unsettled weather in Middle Tennessee. Showers and thunderstorms are quite likely through Tuesday. Many of these will produce heavy downpours and cloud-to-ground lightning.

Sometimes they are called weeds. That word is often included in the common name of some roadside wildflowers, but I like to refer to them as roadside beauties.