Thursday, February 4, 2010

Rain Arrives Later Today

Sorry for the late post. A nasty stomach bug has sidelined myself and oldest daughter.

RAIN-FILLED ACTIVE PATTERN: Expect rain to move in later today and it will be with us tonight, all day on Friday, and possible mix with snow on Friday night into Saturday. Daytime highs for Friday will be in the middle 40's, with lows tonight in the lower 30's. High on Saturday in the upper 30's with morning snow/rain mix. It isn't out of the question to see at least an INCH of rain by Saturday. As far as snow goes, I'm thinking a mix without much, if any, accumulation.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK: Expect this active pattern to continue with another rainmaker moving in on Monday and sticking around through mid-week. Temperatures are expected to be below normal and wintry precipitation isn't out of the question.

Weather History for This Date
On February 4, 1917...
Wind gust of 58 mph is recorded at Nashville.

On February 4, 1998...
Jamestown sets a station record with 18" of snow. Monterey sets its own single-day snowfall record, with 12", as well as Livingston, with 9".

Daily Weather Story
Wondering what January 2010 was like? Bobby Boyd & Michael Girodo tell us it was colder and snowier in the Nashville area.

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Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 41.9° at 1:00 am
Yesterday's low: 27.5° at 9:10 pm
Normal High: 48°
Record: 70° in 1986
Normal Low: 26°
Record: -8° in 1996
Last Year: 39° and 13°
2.9" of rain fell on this date in 1990
2.3" of snow fell in 1972
3" of snow on the ground in 1985

February is trending similarly to March with below normal temperatures. We expect this to continue through the middle of the month.
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