VERY NICE TODAY: Temperatures will rise quickly this morning. We are at 44° at 7:00 am and expect to see highs around 78° this afternoon. Just a light rain event yesterday with .04" in the rain bucket. No rain expected today, Easter Sunday, and only a slight chance tonight and Monday. Highs for Monday around 80°, 81° on Tuesday, and 79° for Wednesday. Storms move in late Wednesday night and Thursday.
Weather History for This Date
From Saturday, April 3rd, 1974 - Super Outbreak, perhaps the worst tornado outbreak in U.S. history, produces 148 tornadoes -- with 24 confirmed tornadoes across Middle Tennessee, killing 54, and injuring another 655. Lincoln County is particularly hard-hit, as an F4 kills 22, and injures another 250. This is the 5th deadliest tornado ever to strike Middle Tennessee. Three-inch hail is reported in Marshall County. This is the largest tornado outbreak in mid state history. Locally, here in Cookeville, 11 are killed as a twister strikes just east of town. Witnesses in other parts of the county report additional tornadoes, too.
Daily Weather Story
Today, Christians and many others celebrate Easter, the day Jesus rose from the grave and ascended to heaven to sit at the right hand of the Father. It is a special time for many of us. My church, Trinity Assembly, in Algood, TN will present a very special event about getting your hope renewed. Service times are 8:30 and 10:30 CDT. Join us in person or online!
Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Yesterday's high: 72.9°
Yesterday's low: 49.1°
Normal High: 66°
Record: 86° in 1934
Normal Low: 40°
Record: 20° in 1975
Last Year: 55° and 33°
2.65" of rain fell on this date in 1941
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