memorial day http://wmot.org en Record Heat Possible Memorial Day Weekend http://wmot.org/post/record-heat-possible-memorial-day-weekend <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)&nbsp; -- Warm weather is always&nbsp;welcome as Tennesseans head out-of-doors to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend, but the Weather Service says the state may mark the traditional beginning of summer with record heat.</p><p>Nashville office Weather Service Meteorologist Sam Herron says there&rsquo;s a good chance some hundred year-old high temperature records may fall in the next few days.&nbsp;He says Tennessee is seeing a summertime weather pattern nearly a month before summer actually begins.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 16:08:59 +0000 Mike Osborne 11304 at http://wmot.org Tenn. Water Sports Deaths Up in 2012 http://wmot.org/post/tenn-water-sports-deaths-2012 <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) &mdash; State wildlife officials say seven people have died in boating accidents in Tennessee so far this year. Reported deaths are up over the same period last year.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Tue, 22 May 2012 16:20:25 +0000 AP/WMOT 11206 at http://wmot.org