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


mount vernon, ohio at 9:26 am


Wind: WSW at 2 mph Pressure: 30.06



Showers and thunderstorms

Showers and thunderstorms 88°/68 °



Times of clouds and sun
Times of clouds and sun

86° / 63 °


Mostly sunny and hot
Mostly sunny and hot

90° / 69 °


A stray afternoon t-storm
A stray afternoon t-storm

90° / 70 °


Clouds and sun, a t-storm
Clouds and sun, a t-storm

88° / 68 °



A weak system will sweep across the Northeast with very
spotty showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. Heat and humidity
levels will continue to rise across much of the region.
Slightly cooler and drier air will settle over the Upper
Midwest and Great Lakes region. Afternoon storms could erupt
in parts of the Florida Peninsula, while the rest of the
Southeast coast can expect a dry day. Drenching storms will
target most of the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Localized
flash flooding is possible under the heaviest downpours.
Meanwhile, mainly afternoon showers and storms are expected
to dot the Four Corners region and Rockies. The West Coast
will stay dry, with record-challenging heat continuing to
build in the Pacific Northwest.

SPECIAL WEATHER                    
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS                 
Record high minimums from Wednesday:
-St. Simons Island, Georgia, set a record of 81 degrees, breaking the 
record of 80 degrees set in 2011.  
-Daytona Beach, Florida, tied the record of 80 degrees, originally 
set in 1992.                       
-Melbourne, Florida, tied the record of 80 degrees, originally set in 
Rainfall records from Wednesday:   
-Key West, Florida, had 2.55 inches, breaking the record of 1.61 
inches set in 1945.                
-Kansas City, Missouri, had 1.77 inches, breaking the record of 1.64 
inches set in 1962.                
Some severe weather reports from Wednesday:
-A tornado destroyed a Starbucks and substantially damaged a mall in 
Kokomo, Indiana. There were no injuries.
-A tornado lifted grain wagons 500 feet into the air in Dillman, 
-A tornado destroyed a barn and damaged homes in Allen County, 
-Two tornadoes tore roofs off houses and downed power lines in Adams 
County, Indiana.                   
-A tornado destroyed multiple mobile homes in Defiance County, Ohio.
-A tornado blew down several grain bins and damaged trees, barns, 
homes and crops in Henry County, Ohio.
-Ping pong ball- to tennis ball-sized hail fell in Leavenworth 
County, Kansas.                    
-Tennis ball- to tea cup-sized hail fell in Coffey County, Kansas.
-An 86-mph wind gust occurred at Vance Air Force Base in Garfield 
County, Oklahoma.                  
-A 100-mph wind gust occurred at Lawrence Municipal Airport in 
Lawrence, Kansas.                  
24-Hour Rainfall Totals, as of 2 A.M. EDT Thursday:
Gardner, KS        3.75"                              
Key West, FL       2.55"                              
Olathe, KS         2.38"                              
Decorah, IL        2.36"                              
Lee's Summit, MO   2.15"                              
Davenport, IA      2.08"                              
Boscobel, WI       1.92"                              
Defiance, OH       1.81"                              
Pascagoula, MS     1.79"                              
Kansas City, MO    1.77"                              
Falls City, NE     1.74"                              
Guadalupe Pass, TX 1.63"                              
Moline, IL         1.48"                              
Odessa, TX         1.44"                              
Peoria, IL         1.32"                              
DAILY EXTREMES                     
National High Yesterday 114 at Death Valley, California
National Low  Yesterday  19 at Bondurant, Wyoming
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PLACE              YEAR                  EVENT
South Carolina     1885    Severe hurricane struck the state; $1.3
                           million in damages at Charleston with many 

Spencer, Iowa      1989    A total of 4.10 inches of rain in less than
                           three hours.