Mount Vernon News


mount vernon, ohio at 1:26 am

MIST 57°

Wind: SSE at 5 mph Pressure: 29.91



Showers and thunderstorm

Showers and thunderstorm 71°/49 °



Clouds breaking; cooler
Clouds breaking; cooler

61° / 44 °


Times of clouds and sun
Times of clouds and sun

63° / 47 °


A couple of showers
A couple of showers

62° / 43 °


Clouds and sun
Clouds and sun

55° / 40 °



Another rainy and cool day will unfold across most of the
Northeast today as a storm system pushes eastward.
Meanwhile, thunderstorms will erupt in the warm and humid
air from the Ohio Valley to the South. Thunderstorms will
also extend back to central Texas. A few of the
thunderstorms will become strong with damaging winds and
hail, especially from Kentucky to the central Gulf Coast.
Brisk winds will usher noticeably cooler air across the
southern High Plains as another storm system delivers more
showers and a few thunderstorms to the Four Corners and
Sierra. A bit of wet snow will persist in Colorado and
southern Wyoming. High pressure will allow the warming trend
to continue in the Northwest. 

SPECIAL WEATHER                    
Early morning severe thunderstorms swept through the southern Hill 
Country and Interstate 35 corridor of central and south-central 
Texas, resulting in numerous reports of wind damage and large hail. 
Winds estimated above 60 mph shifted two 737 aircraft at the gate in 
the Austin-Bergstrom airport, causing damage to the planes. Spring 
Branch, Comal County, was targeted with hail to 2.75 inches in 
diameter; winds were estimated at 60 mph in the area. A 75-mph gust 
was clocked at Camp Swift, Bastrop County. Thunderstorms also 
unleashed flooding rainfall as they shifted into east Texas and 
Louisiana early Saturday.          
Another big rain and snow storm was still going strong early Saturday 
on the central Great Plains to the southern and central Rockies. Here 
are some of the biggest snowfalls: 
20 inches -- near Spanish Peaks, Colorado
15.1 inches -- near Texas Creek, Colorado
13.7 inches -- Maysville, Colorado 
13 inches -- Cokedale, Colorado    
12 inches -- near Chappell, Nebraska
12 inches -- near Lewellan, Nebraska
Today marks 18 straight days without measurable rain in Caribou, 
Recent rainfall:                   
Marshall, Texas                    4.91                               
Searcy, Ariz.                      3.86                               
Longview, Texas                    3.65                               
Lake Charles , La.                 3.33                               
Shreveport, La.                    3.14                               
Sulphur, La.                       2.96                               
New Orleans, La.                   2.72                               
Conroe, Texas                      2.55                               
Huntsville, Texas                  2.55                               
Gilmer, Texas                      2.47                               
Lufkin, Texas                      2.44                               
Flippen, Ark.                      2.41                               
Little Rock, Ark.                  2.40                               
Mena, Ark.                         2.39                               
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Today Today 101 at McAllen, Texas
National Low Today Today 14 at Buena Vista, Colorado
International High (last 24 hours) 115 at Kiffa, Mauritania
International Low (last 24 hours) -23 at Summit Camp, Greenland
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT

Toronto, Ontario   1984    A 30-minute delay between the Rangers and Blue
                           Jays was called due to high winds.

Alta, Utah         1991    Record April snowfall of 136.2 inches beats
                           the 136 inches set in 1963 and again in 1974.
                           Season total was 580.1 inches; normal is 
                           486.1 inches.



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