Mount Vernon News
First Knox National Bank, a division of Park National Inc.


Mount Vernon, Ohio


Friday 3:26 am



Wind: S at 3 mph

Pressure: 30.03


Clouds and sun, a t-storm


87° / 66 °

Clouds and sun, a t-storm



A stray afternoon t-storm
A stray afternoon t-storm

86° / 66 °


Sunny, warm and humid
Sunny, warm and humid

86° / 65 °


Sunny and very warm
Sunny and very warm

88° / 66 °


A p.m. t-storm possible
A p.m. t-storm possible

86° / 66 °

NATIONAL SUMMARY                   
Locally drenching storms were affecting the Gulf Coast states and the 
lower Peninsula of Michigan. Spotty storms extended in between the 
two areas and reached eastward into part of New England. A couple of 
batches of showers and thunderstorms were affecting the Four Corners 
region. Areas of rain were keeping parts of Montana and Idaho cool 
and damp. Showers were frequenting the coasts of Washington and 
Oregon. Cooler and less humid air was pushing southward from Ontario 
and central Quebec and into the Northeastern states. Hot and humid 
air for September was holding from the South to much of the Midwest 
and Plains.                        
SPECIAL WEATHER                    
Hurricanes from 2007 Recalled...   
--Two hurricanes made landfall on Sept. 3, 2007. One in the Pacific 
basin and one in the Atlantic basin. Hurricane Henrietta hit the 
southern part of Baja California, Mexico, with sustained winds of 80 
mph. Meanwhile, Hurricane Felix came ashore as a Category 5 storm 
near the Nicaragua/Honduras coast. As Felix tracked westward through 
the Caribbean, it took the lives of more than 130 people and caused 
$720 million in damage.            
--1.00-inch diameter hail fell on Tiffin, Ohio, during Thursday 
--1.00-inch diameter hail fell near Jerome, Virginia, during Thursday 
--Thunderstorm winds gusted to 59 mph at Flint, Michigan, during 
Thursday afternoon.                
--4.80 inches of rain fell near Wheeler, Wisconsin, during the 
24-hour period ending at 7:00 a.m. CDT Thursday.
--Thunderstorm winds gusted to 55 mph at Pocatello, Idaho, during 
Wednesday evening.                 
Records from Wednesday:            
-Williston, North Dakota, set a record high of 100 F, breaking the 
record of 99 F set back in 1901.   
-Hilo, Hawaii, set a record high of 93 F, smashing the record of 89 F 
set in 1987.                       
24-Hour Rainfall (Inches) as of 8:00 p.m. EDT Thursday...             
Oak Island, N.C.                   2.78                                   
Midland, Mich.                     2.15                                   
Mount Pleasant, Mich.              2.11                                   
Mt. Clemens, Mich.                 2.05                                   
Clintonville, Wis.                 1.99                                   
Escanaba, Mich.                    1.92                                   
Traverse City, Mich.               1.28                                   
Appleton, Wis.                     1.26                                   
Leesburg, Fla.                     1.19                                   
Houghton Lake, Mich.               1.18                                   
Goldsboro, N.C.                    1.17                                   
Pellston, Mich.                    1.12                                   
Gaylord, Mich.                     1.08                                   
Saginaw, Mich.                     1.04                                   
Flint, Mich.                       1.01                                   
Columbus, Ohio                     1.01
Recent Days in a Row With 90 F or Higher...                                   
New York, N.Y.                     5                                   
Philadelphia, Pa.                  5                                   
Baltimore, Md.                     4                                   
Washington, D.C.                   3                                   
Pittsburgh, Pa.                    1                                   
Chicago, Ill.                      2                                   
Detroit, Mich.                     3                                   
Boston, Mass.                      1                                  
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Today (through 9 p.m.) 107 at Death Valley, California
National Low Today (through 9 p.m.) 25 at Bodie State Park, California
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT
Denver, Colo.      1961    Earliest significant snow on record; a total
                           of 4.2 inches. A "great storm" raged at high
                           elevations with 2-3 feet of snow accumulating
                           caused official to close roads on Labor Day

Kansas             1970    The largest hailstone ever measured in the
                           U.S. fell in Coffeyville on this date. The
                           hailstone measured 17.5 inches (44 cm) in
                           and weighed 1.671 lb (757 g). A number of
                           hailstones from this storm were at least 5
                           inches in diameter.