So far, (drum roll) we’re tied for third coldest ever, according to the National Weather Service this week. #Indy is currently tied for the 3rd coolest year on record with a 51.6° avg temp. The last month with an avg temp above normal – June. #INwx — NWS Indianapolis (@NWSIndianapolis) December 3, 2014 December 1 […]
The lowest #Indy temp last month was 9 degrees. Precipitation overall was below average, but snowfall was above normal. Click here for the National Weather Service’s detailed recap of the month for central Indiana.
Halloween will be cold this year, with trick-or-treat temps falling from around 50 at 4pm to 40 by 8pm Friday. HOWEVER: Nasty northerly winds could pull the wind chill down to around 30 during the late afternoon or early evening. There is a chance of showers from morning through early afternoon. I don’t think you’ll […]
Independence Day always makes me reflect on America’s amazing forefathers. When it comes to weather, Ben Franklin’s the famous flashy guy flying his kite in the storm. But the National Weather Service sometimes claims another revolutionary icon as the first weather watcher. Thomas Jefferson kept a consistent record of his weather observations, in America, and […]
Here’s a map from the National Weather Service showing a swath of 1-2″ rain totals from this morning, up until Noon. More chances until early evening.
April 1, 1912 – Weather reports from ships at sea began to be received by the Weather Bureau (today, the National Weather Service) on a regular basis. April 1, 1960 – The first weather satellite (TIROS 1) starts sending pictures back to earth. Nearly 20,000 satellite images would be transmitted back to earth during its […]
March 17, 1952 – The ban on using the word “tornado” was ended. The ban had been in place since 1886. In the 1880s John P. Finley of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, which then handled weather forecasting for the USA, developed generalized forecasts on which days tornadoes were most likely. But in 1886 the […]
Does that picture make you horny? “If you’re just joining us” as we used to say in Broadcasting: I’m in Alaska taping segments for Pet Pals TV Iditarod coverage. I don’t have the mental or physical bandwidth to handle a #snomg threat as I normally do, so paulpoteet.com is set to bring you all the […]