Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Active Weather Pattern Ahead

QUIET TODAY: Tuesday's weather is expected to be chilly with sunshine, high around 40° with clouds moving in tonight and a low of 29°. Then rain moves in for Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the upper 40's. By Thursday night, enough cold air should be in place for the rain to change to snow and that snow continue on Friday and Friday night. Temperatures will stay COLD through the weekend and into the first work week of 2010 with highs only in the 20's for Sunday and Monday.

Did You Know?: Winter, Nighttime tornadoes pose the greatest risk to human life. Excellent article from NOAA.

Weather History for This Date
1969 - A rainy period produces 4.86" over a 3-day period in Nashville. Crossville measures 7.60" in the same time frame.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 36° low: 21°
Normal High: 47°
(Record: 73° in 1984)
Normal Low: 26°
(Record: 6° in 1961)
Last Year: 49° and 29°
3.07" of rain fell on this date in 1954
1.5" of snow was measured in 1935
4" of snow was on the ground in 1967
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