Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Cold Rain; Little Snow

RAIN DEVELOPING TONIGHT: A very slight chance for rain this afternoon with highs around 47°. Tonight, showers become more numerous with lows around 40°. Rain continues for Thursday with a high of 45°, then temperatures should fall enough overnight on Thursday to change the rain to snow as lows bottom out around 29° on New Year's Eve. For January 1st, 2010, our forecast is for a 20% chance of light snow showers and a high of just 32°. Beyond that, temperatures take a big tumble as lows will be in the teens and highs will barely reach 30°.





Weather History for This Date
1926 - The Cumberland River at Carthage stands at 59.8 feet, which is 19.8 feet above flood stage. This great flood of 1926-1927 created an urgency to dam building along the Cumberland River.


Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 36° low: 26°
Normal High: 47°
(Record: 69° in 1996)
Normal Low: 26°
(Record: -2° in 1917)
Last Year: 56° and 29°
2.86" of rain fell on this date in 1969
1.5" of snow fell on this date in 1997
3" on the ground in 1967
Highs this month are 1.4° below normal
Lows are .4° below normal

December total precip stands at: 5.44" while 2009 stands at 75.78" 

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2 comments:

Dewdrop said...

Thanks, Michael! I was really excited when I captured that rocket shot. I hope you and your family had a blessed Christmas and many wishes for a wonderful New Year!

Cookeville Weather Guy said...

Thanks Jenn...we've had a great Christmas and have excellent expectations for 2010! Good to hear from you.

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