Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Veteran's Day Forecast

MORE IDA EFFECTS: What was left of Tropical Storm Ida caused quite a bit of rain to fall across East Tennessee. Morning CoCoRaHS reports show a plethora of 3"+ reports. We're waiting on some in extreme southeast TN where more than 5" has reportedly been measured. Back here in Cookeville, just .26" was our total storm measurement

TODAY: Cool across Middle Tennessee this morning and breezy conditions. Expect mostly sunny skies with highs just below 60°. Thank a vet today for their service. We should honor them EVERYDAY! Sunshine all the way through Sunday with moderating temperatures. We'll be near 70° by Friday and over the weekend!

NWS VISIT: Posted about our tour over at the national web site

Weather History for This Date
1960-Unusal cold snap drops temperatures to 19° at Crossville and 20° in Nashville. It was 20° here in Cookeville as well (and that record was broken in 1991)

Fun Weather Story of The Day
It's A Bird, It's A Plane...NO, It's a Weather Balloon (from the NOAA)

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 56° low: 51° with .24" of rain
Normal High: 61°
(Record: 80° in 2002)
Normal Low: 37°
(Record: 19° in 1991)
Last Year: 53° and 29°
1.56" of rain fell on this date in 1935
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