Monday, September 14, 2009

Increased Rain Chances Tonight

Expect rain chances everyday this week. I believe we'll get through most of today and tonight without seeing much rain here in the Cookeville area. The area of rain is moving in from the southwest. A low-pressure system is pulling northward slowly. It will settle over Middle Tennessee and chances exist for showers to become more numerous by Tuesday night. Total rainfall accumulations for most people will be between 2 and 3 inches. Chances of rain decrease by the weekend. Enjoy your upcoming wet week.

Weather History for This Date
2009-Barrow, AK has received 5+ inches of snow so far this month.
1984-Twenty six people were hit by one lightning bolt at a soccer game in Pennsylvania. Of that, 4 were hospitalized and one died from the strike.
1979-One-day rainfall records are set across Middle Tennessee, including Kingston Springs (7.57"), Lebanon (6.51"), Old Hickory Dam (5.48"), Orlinda (5.20"), and Springfield (6.24").
1919-Hurricane strikes Galveston killing 287 people.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 81° low: 58°
Normal High: 82°
(Record: 100° in 1896)
Normal Low: 57°
(Record: 40° in 1964)
Last Year: 81° and 66°
1.40" of rain fell on this date in 1979
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