Monday, October 20, 2008

Nice Week Ahead

At 6 a.m. in Tennessee, temperatures range from 32° at both McMinnville and the Tri-Cities to 50° at the Memphis Int'l Airport.  Currently, I have 38.1° on my home weather station.

We'll rebound nicely this afternoon to highs near 70° under sunny skies.  A dry front will push through early Tuesday causing our temperatures to pull back a few degrees giving us highs in the lower and mid 60's.  Rain enters the picture very late Thursday into Friday..but that is a few days away and we'll know more over the next couple of days.

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Quick look around "Weather Blog Land"
Mark Rose, at the NWS-Nashville, talks about Fall Severe Weather Awareness
Jeff Ray, at Nashville WX, talks about the warm-up ahead
Mike Wilhelm, at Alabama Weather, posts about a Nice Autumn Day
Finally, Barbie Bassett, at Forecasts and Faith, posts about This & That

Cookeville, TN Weather Almanac:
Normal High: 70°
Normal Low: 42°
Record High: 88 in 2005
Record Low: 27 in 1925
2.31" of rain fell on this date in 1984

Lastly, on this date in 1870, weather record-keeping began in Nashville, TN between Church and Union Streets.  Bet that area looked really different back then compared with today!

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