Mount Vernon News


Mount Vernon, Ohio


Sunday 12:26 pm



Wind: W at 13 mph

Pressure: 30.14


Partly sunny and nice


75° / 53 °

Partly sunny and nice



A p.m. shower or t-storm
A p.m. shower or t-storm

79° / 60 °


A thunderstorm in spots
A thunderstorm in spots

78° / 59 °


Partly sunny, a shower
Partly sunny, a shower

80° / 59 °


Mostly sunny and warm
Mostly sunny and warm

84° / 62 °

NATIONAL SUMMARY                   
Showers and thunderstorms moved from eastern Nebraska and eastern 
Kansas into southern Iowa and northern Missouri on Saturday. A few 
spotty showers were seen over the Rockies through midday with more 
showers and a few thunderstorms expected during the afternoon and 
evening hours. High pressure was supplying dry weather to much of the 
East Coast as well as the West Coast.
SPECIAL WEATHER                    
Worst Tornado Outbreak in Virginia's History
Today marks the anniversary of when a severe weather outbreak in the 
mid-Atlantic spun up multiple tornadoes across the state of Virginia 
back in 1929. This outbreak spun up six twisters across the state, 
leaving 22 people dead. This is considered to be the worst tornado 
outbreak in the history of the state of Virginia.
Severe Weather Reports from Friday:
--A 63-mph wind gust was recorded at the Deep Creek RAWS site near 
Glacier Park, Montana.             
--1-inch diameter hail was reported near Capulin, New Mexico.
--1-inch diameter hail was reported near Evergreen, Colorado.
--0.88 of an inch diameter hail was reported near Monument, Colorado.
--0.75 of an inch diameter hail was reported near Perry Park, 
--0.5 of an inch diameter hail was reported near La Grange, Wyoming.
--0.25 of an inch diameter of hail was reported near Natural Well, 
April Temperature Departures From Normal (Degrees F)
Boston, Mass                       -0.1                                   
New York City, NY                  +1.3                                   
Philadelphia, Pa.                  +1.3                                   
Washington D.C.                    +2.6                                   
Raleigh, N.C.                      +1.3                                   
Atlanta, Ga.                       +3.7                                   
Miami, Fla.                        +4.6                                   
New Orleans, La.                   +4.5                                   
Nashville, Tenn.                   +3.1                                   
Indianapolis, Ind.                 +1.4                                   
Detroit, Mich.                     +0.7                                   
Chicago, Ill.                      +0.5                                   
Minneapolis, Minn.                 +2.2                                   
St. Louis, Mo.                     +3.0                                   
Houston, Texas                     +2.9                                   
Dallas, Texas                      +0.2                                   
Denver, Colo.                      +1.3                                   
Phoenix, Ariz.                     +1.6                                   
Las Angeles, Cali.                 +2.7                                   
San Diego, Cali.                   +4.1                                   
San Francisco, Cali.               +1.7                                   
Portland, Ore.                     +0.5                                   
Seattle, Wash.                     +1.0                                   
Anchorage, Alaska                  +3.9                               
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Today (through 9 pm) 100 at Needles, California
National Low Today (through 9 pm) 22 at Bodie State Park, California
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT
Eastern States     1812    A May snowstorm swept from Philadelphia
                           northeastward to Maine. Snow covered the ground in
                           New York City; 12 inches accumulated near Keene,
                           N.H., and 9 inches fell at Waltham, Mass.

New Orleans, La.   1978    Persistent thunderstorms caused the worst flooding
                           in 30 years at New Orleans, while lightning ignited
                           an oil storage tank at Covent, La.