Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Very Nice Warming Trend

COLD TUESDAY:  Although today will be quite cold with much below normal temperatures, we do see a warming trend ahead as we progress through the weekend. Just 39° for today's high under a mostly cloudy sky, but mid 40's and sunshine Thursday, low 50's and sunshine Friday, mid 50's and sunshine Saturday, and sunshine and 60° by Sunday!

Weather History for This Date
1980 - Lows in Nashville drop to 2°, Clarksville 0°, and Crossville -2°. These all set new 'low temperature' records for the month of March. Here in Cookeville, our low of -1°'s low is a record, too.
2003 - After 17 consecutive cloudy days, Music City finally sees sunshine. The cloudy days are a record.

Daily Weather Story
An update is available to the 'Unusually Cold Winter' article by Bobby Boyd. Also, the Public Information Statement on February's weather along with meteorological winter is available now.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 38.9° at 12:17 am
Yesterday's low: 31.9° at 3:39 pm
Normal High: 55°
Record: 76° in 1976
Normal Low: 31°
Record: -1° in 1980
Last Year: 34° and 14°
2.16" of rain fell on this date in 1997
6.0" of snow fell in 1943
2" of snow on the ground in 1980
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