Saturday, November 21, 2009

Sun Gives Way To Clouds Today

SUNNY SATURDAY START: We have a nice Saturday morning going with bright sunshine. Temperatures are in the lower 40's at 8:25 am in Cookeville, Tennessee. Expect clouds to move in later as a low pressure system approaches from the southwest. The high is expected to be around 61°. Rain chances tonight, low 42°, rain for Sunday, high only 54° and the rain continues on Sunday night and Monday with a low of 44° on Sunday night and 55° on Monday.

THANKSGIVING FORECAST: Expect below normal temperatures all next week with highs on Thanksgiving only in the upper 40's. The good news is we expect sunshine on Turkey Day

FROM THAT 'WHAT' DEPARTMENT: Have you seen the latest 'Climate Change' (global warming) story? It says and I quote 'Climate Change will force poor women into prostitution.' I was stunned to read this. The entire story can be seen here. I will let you form your own opinion about it, but lets just say I think it is Bovine Scatology.

Weather History for This Date: 1942-Nashville's spring-like day as highs hit 77° *Nice* and in 1896, Cookeville hits 79°

Fun Weather Site of The Day: There are some new things on our Cookeville-Putnam County Emergency Management Agency's weather page. First, a new camera has been installed on the tower at the brand-new Emergency Services building on Willow Avenue. You can see it LIVE by clicking here and the other cool thing is the online information coming from the new Davis VP-2 wired weather station. Thanks to Tyler Smith, EMA Director, Sharon Womack, EMA Assistant Director, and others who made it happen!

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 59° low: 34°
Normal High: 58°
(Record: 79° in 1896)
Normal Low: 35°
(Record: 15° in 1937)
Last Year: 49°/27°
1.30" of rain fell on this date in 1973
1.0" of snow in 1973
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