Mount Vernon News


Mount Vernon, Ohio


Saturday 11:26 am



Wind: ENE at 9 mph

Pressure: 30.21


Mostly sunny


65° / 42 °

Mostly sunny



Sunny and nice
Sunny and nice

72° / 48 °


A shower in the afternoon
A shower in the afternoon

74° / 46 °


Sun and some clouds
Sun and some clouds

63° / 42 °


Partial sunshine
Partial sunshine

65° / 41 °

NATIONAL SUMMARY                   
A line of rain and thunderstorms developed ahead of a cold front on 
Friday. The line extended from the Northeast to the central Plains 
early Friday morning before progressing eastward throughout the day. 
By late Friday, the line of storms extended from the mid-Atlantic to 
the Deep South. The passage of the cold front will bring a shot of 
cooler air across the eastern U.S. to begin the weekend.
An area of high pressure provided a dry day across the Midwest. The 
majority of the Midwest dealt with cloud cover throughout the day. 
High temperatures were below normal across the Great Lakes. A push of 
warmer air led to high temperatures above normal across the Plains.
An area of heavy rain pounded portions of Texas near the Rio Grande 
River. Over 2 inches of rain fell across Brownsville and Carrizo, 
Texas. A pocket of warm air settled from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
With the exception of a few spotty showers across Washington, the 
West remained dry on Friday. Heat continued to build across much of 
California. Camarillo, California, reached 108 F on Friday. this not 
only broke the previous record high of 96 F set in 1976, this was 
also the warmest temperature ever recorded. Los Angeles reached 100 
F, just shy of the old record of 102 F set in 1988. The normal high 
temperature for Los Angeles is 79 F.
SPECIAL WEATHER                    
1979 Mid-Atlantic Snow             
Early season snowfall dropped up to 12 inches on Webster County, West 
Virginia; 9 inches at Staunton, Virginia; 1 inch at Dulles Airport, 
0.3 of an inch in Washington, D.C., and 2.1 inches at Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania. The ground was whitened throughout Maryland, northern 
Virginia, eastern West Virginia, eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, 
and eastern New York and southern New England. Philadelphia broke an 
84-year low temperature record in midafternoon. Snow fell as far 
south as Richmond, Virginia, (earliest on record). The World Series 
Game in Baltimore was postponed.   
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS                 
--Coastal flooding occurred in Florida International University, in 
Miami-Dade County, during Friday morning. Parking lots at Haulover 
Marina were inundated.             
--Coastal flooding occurred at Dania Beach, Florida, during Friday 
--Coastal flooding occurred in Miami Beach, Florida, during Thursday 
evening and Friday morning.        
--A waterspout was observed off the coast of South Beach, Florida, 
during Friday midday.              
--Flash flooding occurred in parts of Maverick County, Texas, during 
Friday morning.                    
--Flooding occurred in Uvalde County, Texas, during Friday morning. 
Many roads were impassible in the town by the same name.
--Flash flooding occurred in Carrizo Springs, Texas, during Friday 
--Multiple roads were closed due to flash flooding in La Pryor, 
Texas, during Friday morning.      
24-Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 2 A.M. EDT (inches):
Ketchikan, AK                      3.97                               
Brownsville, TX                    2.55                               
Annette, AK                        2.54                               
Klawock, AK                        2.20                               
Rome, GA                           2.13                               
Carrizo, TX                        2.07                               
Hydaburg, AK                       1.90                               
Hoonah, AK                         1.84                               
Haines, AK                         1.66                               
Aberdeen, MD                       1.56                               
Cotulla, TX                        1.56                               
Chattanooga, TN                    1.53                               
Del Rio, TX                        1.47                               
Rome, NY                           1.46                               
Islip, NY                          1.43                               
Corpus Christi, TX                 1.33                               
False Pass, AK                     1.30                               
Mt. Washington, NH                 1.21                               
Shirley, NY                        1.21                               
Angoon, AK                         1.15                               
Orange, TX                         1.09                               
Huntsville, AL                     1.08                               
Wrangell, AK                       1.07                               
Syracuse, NY                       1.06                               
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Yesterday 108 at Death Valley, California
National Low Yesterday 26 at Bridgeport, California
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT
New England        1925    Widespread early snow fell in New England,
                           accumulating 24 inches in northern Vermont and
                           New Hampshire. Highways were blocked over the
                           weekend, and football games were played in deep

Key West, Fla.     1990    Tropical Storm Marco formed on this date, becoming
                           the 13th named storm in the Atlantic during 1990.