Friday, June 26, 2009

Increase Rain for Friday, HOT on Saturday

**Personal Note**
My wife and I celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary today!

**Heat Warning Saturday**
A chance of storms today across Middle Tennessee. Highs will be around 90° here in Cookeville and warmer to our west. Saturday promises drier weather and much warmer as we will see a high on Saturday afternoon about 94°. Take extra precautions to avoid being a heat stroke victim. HEAT WAVE: A MAJOR SUMMER KILLER can be view by clicking here.

*Latest Local Forecast*

Weather History for This Date 
June 26th
1994- Middle Tennessee is struck by 3 tornadoes during the evening. The worst is an F3, which travels a remarkable 38 miles, touching down at Lutts (Wayne County), and traveling southeastward, passing through Iron City and St. Joseph before crossing the Alabama state line. There are 22 injuries, but no fatalities. Six more persons are injured along a 4 mile F2 path near Altamont (Grundy County). And an F1 touches down near Topsy (Wayne County), cutting a 5 mile path, but with no reported injuries.

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Cookeville's Daily Almanac 
June 26th
Thursday's high: 90° low: 64°
Normal High: 86°
(Record: 97° in 1988)
Normal Low: 63°
(Record: 46° in 1974)
Last Year: 90° and 68°
1.97" of rain fell on this date in 1958
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