Saturday, November 28, 2009

Sunshine for Saturday

DRY NOVEMBER: One of the driest Novembers in Cookeville history. See the bottom of this post for the details and the top 5 lowest amounts ever recorded for this month. Odd since we've had one of wettest yeas in history!

COLD START: After a morning start of 29°, we'll see temperatures warm to around 62° this afternoon under a bright, sunny sky. Enjoy the docile conditions as we have changes on the horizon for Sunday. Shower chances enter the picture for tomorrow afternoon after a low around 40° tonight. High tomorrow will be around 60° and the low on Sunday night of 43° with an 80% chance of rain. On Monday, the expected high will be just 48° and a 60% chance of rain early.

CHRISTMAS PARADE: The 43rd Annual Cookeville Christmas Parade is Monday, November 30th. It will start at 7 pm near the staging area of 6th Street on Washington Avenue and wind it's way through downtown wrapping up at the Historic Depot. The theme of this parade is 'Inside Santa's Workshop'. The Cookeville Christmas Parade has grown into one of the best and largest in the state of Tennessee. Take your children out and have a wonderful time at the 43rd Annual Cookeville Christmas Parade.

Weather History for This Date
November 28th-
1931: An unusually warm day across Middle TN as the temperature hits 88° in Clarksville setting an all-time November high!

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 46° low: 31°
Normal High: 55°
(Record: 79° in 1990)
Normal Low: 33°
(Record: 13° in 1938)
Last Year: 51° and 36°
2.92" of rain fell on this date in 1983
1" of snow fell on this date in 1927

Finally, one of the driest Novembers in history as we've recorded just under 1/2" (.46). We do expect to add to the number on Sunday and Monday. If the month were to end today, it would be the driest in history.

1953- 0.94
1939- 1.06
1917- 1.26
1943- 1.27
1976- 1.31
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