Friday, November 20, 2009

Frosty Start, Warm Day Ahead

FROST THIS MORNING: Much of the Upper Cumberland area of Tennessee saw frost form this morning. Here in Cookeville, we're at 34° at 6:45 a.m. The great news, however, is we will go over 60° under sunny skies this afternoon. Winds will be light. Tonight, cool with a low of 41° while Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 61°. Rain returns to the forecast for Saturday night, Sunday, and Sunday night with cooler temperatures. High Sunday of just 55°.

Thanksgiving Week Outlook: We are looking at seasonal averages for highs next week with a cold front swinging through on Wednesday night. For Thanksgiving Day, indications are we will see highs here in the Upper Cumberlands around 48°. More over the next couple of days.

Weather History for This Date
1900-Tornadoes kill 36 and injure 115 people on this date across Middle Tennessee

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 54° low: 36°
Normal High: 58°
(Record: 76° in 1942)
Normal Low: 35°
(Record: 17° in 1937)
Last Year: 46° and 30°
1.47" of rain fell on this date in 1974
.2" of measurable snow in 1937
So far, for November 2009, temperatures are averaging about 1° above normal.
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