During this week of Thanksgiving I give thanks for my years of working alongside legendary television meteorologist Bob McLain. One habit of Bob’s I noticed early was that he would actually walk outside and look up and around before a broadcast. SEEMS obvious, right? It’s very easy to spend all your time staring at monitors […]
It’s August already! So, where did Summer go? My answer: “into the record books.” The Weather Service confirms we just wrapped the hottest month for *average* temperatures in Indianapolis since they started keeping the books in the late 1800’s. When you average all the lows and highs…you get 84.0 degrees. The old record was 82.8 […]
Hey Vern! It’s Spring! On the calendar now, as well as outside. The Vernal Equinox arrived at 1:14 this morning. The Indy temp at that time was 69. The average Indianapolis high at the height of summer is 85.The forecast for the first day of Spring is 85. That will be the warmest EVER in […]
The last time it was this warm around here on March 17, Grover Cleveland was President. Today’s Indianapolis record of 76 goes back to 1894, as in 118 years ago. By the way, Cleveland was the leader of the pro-business “Bourbon Democrats,” but he might be pro-green-beer on a day such as this. The annual […]
All of yesterday’s damage reports, and a sad shout-out to my dearly departed crab apple tree. Oh, and the word on when nasty weather returns. It’s all in the Indiana Weather Almanac, sponsored by Barefoot Lawn Care. Call Barefoot at 317-407-5835. Click here to subscribe to the Almanac via iTunes.
THURSDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: Much of our weekend precipitation now appears to coming in the form of rain Saturday afternoon until late evening (say, 10pm-midnight range) Saturday when it will change to snow that should last through Sunday morning. The likely accumulations over much of central Indiana are about 1-3 inches. My listeners north/northwest of Lafayette, […]