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Fall is Here - What Does the Farmer's Almanac Say?


September 22 is the first day of Fall. According to The Farmer's Almanac (published since 1792 and well known for its accurate weather predictions) our area should experience the following weather for the remainder of September and October this year:

September 2013

  • 16th-19th. Thunderstorms along Gulf Coast. Rain for Tennessee east, then fair.
  • 20th-23rd. Hot and oppressively humid.
  • 24th-27th. Fair, turning much cooler for Mississippi Valley east.
  • 28th-30th. Widespread showers for most of the Southeast.

October 2013

  • 1st-3rd. Fair and cold; frosts invade parts of the Southeast.
  • 4th-7th. Wet Tennessee Valley. Heavy rains Gulf States.
  • 8th-11th. More frosty weather as it turns fair and colder.
  • 12th-15th. Showery, then fair and blustery.
  • 16th-19th. Pleasant early fall weather.
  • 20th-23rd. Rain moves in, then quickly clears, becoming fair and cold.
  • 24th-27th. Showers, turning fair and chilly.
  • 28th-31st. Unseasonably chilly weather arrives for Halloween.

November 2013

  • 1st-3rd. Showery rains.
  • 4th-7th. Fair, cold; frosts.