It was six years ago today that the remnants of a hurricane cut short the MotoGP at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race was shortened by eight laps from high winds and a soaking track. On September 14, after Ike became extratropical and was enhanced by an upper level shortwave trough of low pressure, a […]
**SATURDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE** The Storm Prediction Center doesn’t see significant organization to the current batch of storms in Illinois this afternoon, and is changing the risk from “moderate” to “slight” for all of Indiana. There will still be storms starting tonight in the mid to late evening, and there could still be storm warnings due […]
Can you see the forest for the trees? The latest US Drought Monitor still shows the state in a state of drought, but the picture has improved again from a week ago. Once we’re out of the forest, we *may* look back at August as the turning point in an overall warm and dry pattern. […]
PetPals TV is syndicated to markets in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho, with more locations to come. It’s seen locally at 10:30am Saturday on WNDY TV 23. Here are the shows from March 2012: The Greatest Spectacle in dog walking, Mutt Strut is coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, plus do turtles make good pets? (March […]
Here’s a map of a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 5pm today. Thunderstorms moving out of Iowa Sunday morning could clip north and northwest Indiana this afternoon, with a slight risk of a few storms becoming severe. It will all stay far to the north of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The storms are firing along a […]
I’m Indiana’s Weatherman, but Brian Neudorff is the NASCAR Weatherman. He’s not affiliated with NASCAR, but he IS a huge fan who happens to be a meteorologist. He’s the morning weather dude for the CBS affiliate WROC-TV in Rochester, NY. I worked with him back when he interned in Indy. He’s offered to provide you […]
I’m spending Thursday night/Friday morning trying to sleep out under the stars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Or at least, under the clouds, and around the mud. I’m giving up some creature comforts for a few hours to help call attention to those who are homeless in central Indiana. Those people have always found help […]
The Rubicon Race Team bought lunch at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway yesterday. One of the owners is actor Jason Priestley. Jason’s only question before the taping began: “What’s a cell phone show?” Answer: A place to talk about golfing awards.