Saturday, June 11, 2011

Storm Chances and Hot

The National Weather Service says it is a stormy and sizzling Saturday. Look for mostly sunny skies with a 50% chance of thunderstorms today and a high of 90° for Cookeville and vicinity. Tonight, a 50% of showers and thunderstorms continues, low of 67° by sunrise on Sunday. Then it appears we back out of the 90's for Sunday and beyond as highs will mainly be in the middle to upper 80's.


  • First 10 days of June have averaged 91.9°. Highest since records have been kept (late 1890's)
  • Just 2 days below 90° in June, both of those were highs of 89°
  • Only 1 record high set for Cookeville and that was on June 1st
  • 162 daily records across TN set since June 1st
  • Back in 2003, we went 22 consecutive May/June days with COOLER than normal temps! 

Speaking of storms, our next Storm Spotters Training Class is coming up on July 14th at 6 pm at Tennessee Tech University in the School of Nursing Auditorium. Make plans now to attend this extremely informative class. Upon completing this class, you'll receive a Skywarn Spotter Certificate and Skywarn Spotter Card.

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Saturday, June 11th, 2011
Our morning low: 65.2°
Yesterday's high: 93.8°
Yesterday's low: 64.6°

Last Year: 84° and 68°
Normal High: 83°
Normal Low: 60°
Records: 95° in 1925 and 41° in 1988

24-hour precip total: 0.00
4.24" of rain fell on this date in 1998

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