**RECORD-SETTING COOL TEMPERATURES**
Cool weather across Middle Tennessee makes us wonder if we are really in late August. Feels more like a late September weekend. Lows this morning were mostly in the mid and upper 50's with a couple of 55° readings being reported. In West Tennessee, Jackson reports a new record low for this date of 54° and it breaks the record of 55° set way back in 1956.
**SUNDAY MORNING NOTES**
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the middle 70's here in Cookeville. Another cool night tonight with lows by sunrise of 55°. We'll gradually warm up next week with highs in the lower 80's on Monday moderating to the upper 80's by Thursday. First chances for any rain arrive around Thursday.
**Weather History for This Date**
1853-The World Meteorological Organization, originally known as the International Meteorological Organization, is found on this date.
1961-Baseball-sized hail is reported in Smith County, TN
1987-Strong Northwesterly winds caused upwelling in Lake Ontario. Water temperatures on the north shore were a chilly 41°, while on the south side they were 71°.
**Cookeville's Daily Almanac**
Yesterday's high: 76° low: 61°
Normal High: 86°
(Record: 100° in 2007)
Normal Low: 62°
(Record: 47° in 1956)
Last Year: 91° and 72°
1.20" of rain fell on this date in 1966
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