Saturday, July 16, 2011

Saturday Thunderstorms Possible

Your Cookeville, TN forecast includes a variety of summer-like weather conditions, including thunderstorms, sunshine, and blazing heat once again. We'll see the hottest weather during the mid-week coming up where temperatures will zoom back into the middle 90's. Before that happens, however, we'll deal with some chances for rainfall over the weekend with highs Saturday in the middle 80's and Sunday in the upper 80's. Neither today nor Sunday will be a complete washout, so get out and enjoy your weekend!

Just .03" was reported here at my station while my friend, Phil Adams, who lives in south Cookeville noted at least 2" at his home. The hit or miss variety of yesterday's rainfall is a typical summer pattern. Phil and I are just about 6 miles apart. Just 4 miles south of Monterey, TN (just out of our county) 2.55" was recorded from yesterday. We have a new feature below showing the wettest spot in Tennessee and in America. Check it out!

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
July 16, 2011
Our morning low: 71.1°
Yesterday's high: 87.9°
Yesterday's low: 72.9°

Last Year: 96.7° and 69.8°
Normal High: 88°
Normal Low: 66°
Records: 101° in 1980 and 51° in 1967

Rainfall Report
July 15, 2011 
24-hour precip total: .03"
June's rainfall total: 2.06"
2.09" of rain fell on this date in 2009
Wettest Tennessee spot: Petros (Morgan County) 3.55"
Wettest spot in America: Skidaway Island, GA 6.04"


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