Friday, January 15, 2010

Weekend Rain Ahead

VERY NICE DAY: Highs around Cookeville will reach the lower 50's today. Can't rule out a sprinkle or two this morning under a cloudy sky. Just a slight chance for showers on Saturday, high of 54°. For Saturday night and Sunday, expect rain and a low of 39° and a high of 46°. Temperatures stay in the 50's for highs during the first part of next week! Very nice.

INTERESTING FACT: Did you know the average temperature (combined high and low) for the first 14 days of January is just 20.9° here in Cookeville. Compare that with our normal of 35.5° and contrast that against the record, which is 51.9° that occurred back in 2005. Is it any wonder that most of our ponds are frozen across the Upper Cumberlands?

COOKEVILLE WEB CAM: Nice shot (above) from one of the two Cookeville web cams. You can see those and much more over at the weather site for the Cookeville-Putnam County Emergency Management Agency.

Weather History for This Date
1978 - The high in Nashville is 28° marking the 7th consective day with highs not reaching the freezing mark. This is a record.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 46.0° low: 20.0°
Normal High: 45°
(Record: 69° in 2007)
Normal Low: 25°
(Record: 5° in 1979)
Last Year: 23.2° and 6.7°
1.79" of rain fell on this date in 1937
3" of snow fell in 1978
4" on the ground in 1982

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