Click here for a web page displaying -in real time- images and photos submitted by readers of Spaceweather.com. Not only is the Geminid meteor shower active – a new meteor shower could make an appearance. Dust from Wirtanen should hit the Earth’s atmosphere producing as many as 30 meteors per hour tonight. Where to look, […]
I’ve attached a purty pic from Facebook Monday morning, taken near Devil’s Lake, North Dakota, by Laura Hedien. (Full size.) As the result of a big solar flare on July 12, skywatchers to the north this past weekend sighted Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. The closest report I got over the weekend […]
This should be the hottest day of the year so far in Indianapolis. So far, 84 has been the magic number. We hit it on March 21, April 3, and that’s where the thermometer stopped yesterday. It was three degrees shy of the record. (And my forecast.) I think there will be less clouds around […]
The 2012 Quadrantids is a little-known meteor shower named after an extinct constellation. It will peak in the early hours of Wednesday. The Quadrantids have a maximum rate of about 100 per hour, varying between 60-200. The waxing gibbous moon will set around 3 am, leaving about two hours of excellent meteor observing before dawn. […]
It will be a partly to mostly sunny day, and the humidity should start to gradually fall this afternoon. In central Indiana we will finally break a streak of Excessive Heat Warnings, although the high will still get to around 90 degrees in the Metro Indy area. If you didn’t see rain yesterday, and many […]
What happens when you bust a cap in the atmosphere? Plus: the hot high temps across the state today, and the Wednesday evening rain. Today’s Forecast Podcast is sponsored by Dr. Nancy Halsema at Carmel West Dentistry. Subscribe to the Almanac in iTunes by clicking here.
When Will The Heat End? LeBron stops sometime in the Third Quarter. RIMSHOT. The heat will ease just a bit by Monday, although high temperatures next week still look to stay above the average of the mid 80’s. In fact, long range outlooks into the first half of August are pointing to above normal temperatures […]