Sunday, August 7, 2011

Sunday Storms

We'll include storm chances for your Sunday across the Cookeville, TN area as strong storms are rumbling at this hour (7:15 am CDT) near the Nashville metro area. Those storms should march across middle Tennessee this morning and move east of Nashville later in the morning hours. Expect a high of around 87° with a 40% chance of storms. A slight chance of storms tonight, low 71° and a 30% chance of storms on Monday, high 91°.

We recorded just .05" yesterday from morning rains. The anticipated afternoon rains never materialized or were very light in nature. The northern portions of middle TN received the most rain with 1.5" to 2.00" reported near Carthage and Gallatin. Storms today will dump varying amounts across the state as well.

*Latest Local Forecast*

Cookeville's Daily Almanac
Our morning low: 74.5°
Yesterday's high: 80.0°
Yesterday's low: 73.1°
Last Year: 88.5° and 64.5°
Normal High: 86°
Normal Low: 65°

Rainfall Report
24-hour precip total: 0.05"
August monthly precip total: 0.82"
2011 annual precip total: 48.12"
Wettest Spot in Tennessee: 1.90" in Gallatin, TN (Sumner County)
Wettest Spot in America: 6.92" in Paxtonia, PA (Dauphin County near Harrisburg)

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