Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Rainy Pattern Rest of Week

SUNSHINE THIS MORNING: A gorgeous start to our day across the Upper Cumberlands of Tennessee. I think the rain will hold off until this afternoon. Any rain we get today will be on the light side. Rain continues overnight and into Wednesday. Highs today will top out over 60° before rain moves in.

REST OF WEEK OUTLOOK: Expect a very warm and windy day on Thursday with thunderstorms developing. Highs around 70° with gusty souths winds to 25 mph. Storms Thursday night and rain continuing Friday and Friday night. Cooler on Saturday and Sunday with highs 'only' in the 50's!

Weather History for This Date
March 9, 1960 - A major winter storm strikes Middle TN. Snowfall totals are impressive as Crossville sees 8.5", Clarksville 8", Springfield 7.8", Cookeville 7.5", and Nashville 5.5"

Daily Weather Story
A tornado struck the western Oklahoma town of Hammon on Monday. More details here.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 68.4° @ 1:04 pm
Yesterday's low: 43.0° @ 11:30 pm
Normal High: 57°
Record: 80° in 2000
Normal Low: 33°
Record: 7° in 1996
Last Year: 71° and 42°
1.11" of rain fell on this date in 1921
7.5" of snow fell in 1960
8" of snow on the ground in 1960
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