FLOODING RAINS AHEAD
A Flood Watch is in effect starting tonight through Tuesday night. 2 to 4 inches of rain are possible right here in the Cookeville, TN area. The watch extends all the way into East TN. Higher rainfall amounts are expected in the southeast sections of Middle Tennessee.
*Latest, Local Forecast*
WEST TN WINTRY WEATHER TODAY
Over in West Tennessee, a Winter Weather Advisory has been posted by the Memphis NWS office. More on this from my friends Erik at Memphis WX and Eddie at Jackson (TN) Weather.
NICE RAIN ON SUNDAY
Back here in Cookeville, we recorded 1.06" of rainfall from yesterday's thundershowers and an overnight shower.
We do have snow expected by late Wednesday into Wednesday night and another round possible by the weekend. Not real excited about any accumulations just yet. This is subject to change!
MIDDLE TN WEATHER HISTORY
(Courtesy: Nashville NWS)
On this date in 1924, the barometer climbs to 30.97, highest ever recorded in Nashville. Also, on this date in 1960, heavy snowfall across Middle TN as Crossville records 8", Tullahoma 7.9", and Nashville receives 7.3"...here in Cookeville, we record 7.3" as well.
Cookeville Weather Daily Almanac (January 5th)
Normal High: 45° (Record: 70 in 1955)
Normal Low: 28° (Record: -10 in 1884)
Last Year 55°/42°
2.25" of rain fell on this date in 1950
Yesterday's high of 67°, while warm for January, was 5° off the record of 72° set back in 2004.