Friday, October 30, 2009

Warm Day, Windy, Storms Later

Expect a warm day across Cookeville and Middle Tennessee as high temperatures should reach at least 76° this afternoon. Winds will be from the SSW gusting to 25 mph. Only a slight chance of showers during the day. Tonight, a strong line of showers and storms rolls through between 7 and 8 pm. Winds should be gusty tonight as well...up to 35 mph. Heavy rain is expected and some of us could see up to 2". Be careful if you see water over the roadway, TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN!

The weekend should be damp on Saturday with cool temperatures and light showers. Highs around 58°. Chilly Saturday night, low 40° and we finally see some sunshine on Sunday, high 59°.

**Speaking Of Rain (2009 Update)**
As of this morning, we've recorded 6.27" for the month of October. Typically we see only around 3" during this month. For the year, we stand at 67.95". If we received no more rain for the year, it would stand as the 7th wettest year ever in Cookeville. The all-time record is 76.46" recorded in 1998. If we receive just the average rainfall for November and December, it will add another 9.5" to our total and we will break the record.

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