Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Super Tuesday Weather

If you liked Monday, you'll love Tuesday. Expect temperatures to 'struggle' up to 80° today across Cookeville and the Highland Rim area of Tennessee.  Tonight's lows are expected to be around 59° under clear skies. In case you're wondering, last night's low was 62° here in Cookeville. The 7-day forecast reveals a warming trend toward the July 4th weekend and a return of higher humidity levels. Typical for this time of year.

By the way, yesterday's high of 86° was the 14th straight day of highs of 86 or above here in Cookeville. Lower humidity levels made Monday's temperatures feel much better than in the last couple of weeks. Expect this string to end today. Even with this run of hot weather, we are only 1.6° ahead of normal for June.

*Latest Local Forecast*

*Weather History for This Date* 
June 30th
Canada's deadliest tornado ever kills 28 people at Regina, Saskatchewan
106° was the high in Nashville, an all-time record. It is the eighth consecutive day of 100+ readings, also a record. Ironically, Crossville sets a record low and high for this date as they hit 93° after a morning low of 52°...this is a sign of very dry weather.
29.82" of rain fell in 6 days from Tropical Storm Allison in Winnfield, Louisiana.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 86° low: 60°
Normal High: 87°
(Record: 99° in 1936)
Normal Low: 64°
(Record: 48° in 1923)
Last Year: 76° and 65°
1.42" of rain fell on this date in 2007
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