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Nearly 6.5 inches of rain has fallen on Manchester since Saturday morning; more to come

High water in Beechgrove. Photo submitted by Thunder Radio listener.

Nearly 6. 5 inches of rain has fallen on Manchester from midnight Saturday morning through 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, according to TVA Rain Gauges.

According to TVA gauges, 3.11 inches fell on Manchester Saturday with another 3.20 falling on Sunday up through 4:30 p.m. with rain continuing to fall.

Meanwhile, even more rain has been measured at nearby Normandy Dam – with 5.28 inches measured Saturday and 2.95 additional inches as of 4:30 p.m. Sunday – bringing the total to 8.23 inches.

Currently, a flood watch remains in effect for Coffee County through 7 p.m. Monday as more rain is in the forecast.

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National Weather Service is forecasting a 90% chance of rain Monday into Monday night with an 80% chance of storms and rain Tuesday. All of this precipitation is on the front end of a cold front that will bring fall-like temperatures by Wednesday, with a high of only 68 degrees Wednesday and low temperatures falling into the 40s.

High water in the Hunters Landing area. — Submitted by Jacey Vaughn.

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