Saturday, January 12, 2013

Heavy Rains In The Forecast

Much to get to this Saturday morning so lets dive right in to our weather outlook.

A long list of watches, statements, and outlooks:
Flash Flood Watch
Special Weather Statement
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Hydrologic Outlook

Currently, it's a very warm 67.9° at 8:30 am on January 12th.
We've not seen a morning this warm since September 17th, 2012! 

For your information, the record high for Cookeville this date is 70° from 1932.

Rain is poised to move in and is at our doorstep.
See latest radar loop here

The expection for Saturday is for a high of 70° with showers and thunderstorms developing after lunch. Winds will be mainly south from 5 to 10 mph and rain chances are 80%. Rain chances are lowered for tonight with a low 59°. We'll call it 50/50 with thunderstorms developing again after midnight.

For Sunday, showers and possibly a thunderstorm with falling temperatures. Heavy rainfall is expected with south winds becoming westerly from 10 to 15 mph and rain chances 100%. The 100% chance continues on Sunday night with a low of 39°. A cold work week is ahead with shower chances through Tuesday. Highs in the 40's and lows in the 30's down to the 20's by Tuesday night.

*Latest Local Forecast*

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