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


Mount Vernon, Ohio


Saturday 2:26 pm



Wind: WSW at 13 mph

Pressure: 29.87


Clouds and sun; breezy


66° / 42 °

Clouds and sun; breezy



Sunny and pleasant
Sunny and pleasant

60° / 39 °


Partly sunny and warmer
Partly sunny and warmer

71° / 59 °


Showers around
Showers around

72° / 45 °


Partly sunny and cooler
Partly sunny and cooler

56° / 37 °

NATIONAL SUMMARY                   
A nor'easter continued to bring wind and rain to New England on 
Friday. Rainfall totals over the past three days totaled 3 to 6 
inches in parts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Some locations 
experienced wind gusts between 30 and 35 mph from the mid-Atlantic to 
New England. Numerous high temperature records were either broken or 
tied across the Plains. Goodland, Kansas, reached 89 degrees, 
breaking a 99-year-old record of 88 degrees. Denver and Pueblo in 
Colorado broke their record highs that were set most recently in 
2011. The warmth spread north into the Dakotas and Minnesota where 
temperatures were 20 to 25 degrees above average in some locations. A 
storm system brought rain to portions of Oregon and Washington, where 
rainfall amounts across western portions of both states over the past 
week are running over 200 percent of normal.
SPECIAL WEATHER                    
Fall Blizzard Blasts Colorado in 1997
On this date in 1997, a blizzard that began on the 24th continued to 
pound Colorado with over 2 feet of snow and winds up to 120 mph. The 
storm left 21.9 inches of snow in Denver, while over 2 feet of snow 
fell in the foothills west of Denver. A total of 52 inches fell on 
Palmer Lake. Trees and power lines were knocked down by winds over 
100 mph west of the Continental Divide.
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS                 
Peak Wind Gusts Friday:            
Dellwo Conservation Seeding Nursery, near Bynum, MT: 57 mph
Roosevelt Memorial Ranch, near Pendroy, MT: 54 mph
Cut Bank Airport, MT: 54 mph       
Some Rainfall Totals Friday:       
Homestead, FL:          2.42 inches
Marathon, FL:           1.01 inches
Caribou, ME:            0.90 inches
Houlton, ME:            0.90 inches
Presque Isle, ME:       0.85 inches
Clayton Lake, ME:       0.82 inches
Tamiami, FL:            0.74 inches
Temperature Departures from Normal thus Far in October (in degrees F):
Boston, MA                         +2.1                               
Syracuse, NY                       +4.0                               
New York, NY                       +2.4                               
Philadelphia, PA                   +2.1                               
Pittsburgh, PA                     +0.6                               
Washington, DC                     +3.0                               
Raleigh, NC                        +1.9                               
Atlanta, GA                        +2.8                               
Miami, FL                          +0.3                               
Tampa, FL                          +0.0                               
Nashville, TN                      +0.8                               
Cincinnati, OH                     -1.2                               
Detroit, MI                        -1.0                               
Chicago, IL                        -2.0                               
Minneapolis, MN                    -0.5                               
Houston, TX                        +1.2                               
Phoenix, AZ                        +1.8                               
Las Vegas, NV                      +4.7                               
Los Angeles, CA                    +4.5                               
Portland, OR                       +5.6                               
Seattle, WA                        +5.7                               
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Yesterday 98 at Death Valley, California
National Low Yesterday 21 at Bodie State Park, California
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT
Tampa, Fla.        1921    Hurricane "most destructive/highest tide," 
                           pressure 28.81"/975.6 mb, winds 100 mph, tide
                           10.5 feet, six dead and $3 million damage.

Oklahoma           1991    Heavy thunderstorms dump 8-11 inches of rain
                           in the southeastern part of the state.



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