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


Mount Vernon, Ohio


Thursday 4:26 am



Wind: SE at 8 mph

Pressure: 30.07


A bit of ice this morning


39° / 16 °

A bit of ice this morning



Partly sunny and colder
Partly sunny and colder

21° / 10 °


Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny

29° / 20 °


Chilly with snow at times
Chilly with snow at times

30° / 10 °


Chance for snow showers
Chance for snow showers

19° / 3 °

NATIONAL SUMMARY                   
Snow continued to fall over part of New Brunswick and eastern Maine 
on Wednesday afternoon, but was dwindling. Spotty snow was affecting 
the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Spotty rain showers were moving 
along part of the northern High Plains. Much of the balance of the 
nation was free of precipitation Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, 
record high temperatures were tied or set over the Plains on Tuesday. 
The 70 F at Cheyenne, Wyoming was the first such ever reading on 
record during January. January record highs of 79 F and 80 F were 
tied at Goodland and Dodge city, Kansas, on Tuesday. A January record 
high of 74 F was set at North Platte, Nebraska.
SPECIAL WEATHER                    
The Midwest, Northeast Snowstorm of January 2009...
--A major storm unloaded heavy snow from part of the Midwest to New 
England spanning January 27 and 28, 2009. Cleveland, Ohio, received 
9.5 inches of snow from the storm with 13 inches falling on 
Mansfield, Ohio, and 7.6 inches blanketing Cleveland. Farther to the 
east, snow fell from Philadelphia to New Hampshire. Philadelphia 
received 2.7 inches of snow with Allentown, Pennsylvania, picking up 
3.8 inches and Sunapee, New Hampshire, buried under 16 inches of 
snow. Enough snow to shovel and plow fell across upstate New York.
--The storm was officially dubbed a blizzard by the NWS in the 
following locations...Massachusetts: Marshfield, Hyannis, Nantucket, 
Boston Chatham, Beverly and Worcester; Rhode Island: Westerly, 
Providence and Newport.            
--The single-storm snowfall of 34.5 inches set a record at Worcester, 
Massachusetts. The old record was 33 inches set on March 31-April 1, 
--The single-storm snowfall of 24.6 inches ranks as the six-biggest 
snowstorm on record at Boston. The biggest single-storm snowfall is 
27.6 inches on February 17-18, 2003. The Blizzard of 2015 was the 
biggest January snowstorm on record for Boston.
--The Blizzard of 2015 ranks as the number four-biggest snowstorm on 
record at Providence, Rhode Island, with 19.1 inches. The biggest 
single-storm snowfall is 28.6 inches set during February 7-8, 1978.
Storm Total Snowfall (Inches)...   
Hudson, Mass.                      36.0                                   
Lowell, Mass.                      33.0                                   
Plymouth, Mass.                    30.7                                   
Boston, Mass.                      24.6                                   
Auburn, Mass.                      36.0                                   
Lunenburg, Mass.                   36.0                                   
Worcester, Mass.                   34.5                                   
Burrillville, R.I.                 28.5                                   
Westerly, R.I.                     21.0                                   
Standish, Maine                    30.0                                    
Sanford, Maine                     31.5                                    
Barnstead, N.H.                    20.0                                   
Nashua, N.H.                       33.2                                   
Seabrook, N.H.                     32.1                                   
Dover, N.H.                        30.0                                   
Lisbon, Conn.                      26.0                                   
Orient, N.Y.                       30.0                                   
Islip, N.Y.                        24.9                                   
Bronx, N.Y.                        11.8                                   
Brooklyn, N.Y.                      7.2                                   
White Plains, N.Y.                 10.3                                   
Haddam, Conn.                      22.0                                   
Lisbon, Conn.                      26.0                                   
Kearny, N.J.                        9.1                                
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Today (through 9 pm) 86 at Cotulla, Texas
National Low Today (through 9 pm) -10 at Pellston, Michigan
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT
Washington, D.C.   1922    Knickerbocker storm's 28-inch snowfall crushed
                           a Washington, D.C., theater of the same name,
                           killing more than 100 movie patrons.

Valdez, Alaska     1992    A storm dumped 22.5 inches of snow, bringing 
                           the seasonal total to 275.3 inches, with 5
                           feet on the ground.