Temperatures will rise to near 77° today under a mostly sunny sky. We're starting on this morning in the middle 40's here in the Cookeville area.
Rain doesn't enter our forecast until the weekend. Before then, however, we'll enjoy temperatures pushing to near 80° for the rest of the workweek.
April 22nd Weather Almanac
Normal High: 70
Record High: 88 in 1985
Normal Low: 44
Record Low: 28 in 1993
Last Year on This Date: 78 and 40
So far, this month...we've recorded 2 days with highs in the 40's.....and just 3 days with highs in the 50's...the rest have been in the 60's and 70's.....our average high temperature is right on the normal (which is 67.5°)
On This Date:
1883...Nashville records greatest one-day rainfall for April, with 5.03".
1997...Lightning strikes a 130-year-old red oak tree northeast of Lynchburg. Chunks of wood weighing as much as 175 pounds fly about 50 yards. One large piece of wood is embedded in the tail light of a car. The lightning follows the tree's roots, digging a trench almost 3 feet deep into and under a house. Flying wood damages the home and 3 cars.
2006....we record 1.32" of rain here in Cookeville.