Sunday, May 17, 2009

Nice Days Ahead

**The Week Ahead Notes**
Cool temperatures for the next couple of evenings as we'll drop to near 40° by both Monday and Tuesday mornings. We rebound to the upper 60's on Monday afternoon, middle 70's on Tuesday afternoon, and finally to 80° on Wednesday. Rain is out of our forecast until at least Friday. The Memorial Day weekend is looking nice with highs in the 70's and lows in the 50's.

*Latest, Local Forecast*

Weather History for This Date
May 17th
Golf ball-sized hail this date in 1957 in Nashville
In 1883, heavy snowstorms melt and trigger flooding that destroys most of Deadwood, SD. Four people are killed.
1979-Hawaii records it's lowest temperature ever at 12° (courtesy: The Weather Notebook)

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Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Normal High: 77°
(Record: 98 in 1896)
Normal Low: 52°
(Record: 38 in 1997)
Last Year: 73 and 42
On this date in 1990, 1.56" of rain fell..


Since May 1st:

  • 7.83" (15 of 17 days with measurable rain)

(Normal for all of May: 4.71")

Since January 1st:

  • 29.08"

(Normal from 1/1 to 5/31 is:  24.76")

  • The last time we saw this much rain in the first 5 months of the year was 2003 when 35.58" was measured. We went on to finish the year 13" ahead of schedule.
  • We are less than 7 inches away from what was measured in ALL of 2007.

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