When I was a kid I really DID walk to school. (Both ways.) It was a small town. And back in the 1930s, they were walking around in relentless heat. Our triple digits have subsided. We’ve had a couple of milder weeks, but today’s record of 100 from 1936 reminds us how bottomless was that […]
Let’s not mince words about the weather. RAIN! This Twitter follower summed it up best: “@AimsIsland: @PaulPoteet ..up here in Fishers, Mr. P. Feels like the past 3 months’ worth of storms arrived all at once!” Radar indicates as much as FOUR inches fell since last night. Thursday begins with a Flood Warning for Central […]
Ever heard of the old Johnny Cash song about the Ring Of Fire? We’ve fallen into it a few times in the last few days. A persistent ridge in the upper levels of the atmosphere (think of a big circular bubble over us) is keeping skies sunny and temperatures hot below. Eventually storms “fire” over […]
That’s a composite of radar images that show the path of the huge wind storm Friday. It cranked up in northern Indiana, and then didn’t let up…still generating big gusts hours and hours later as it moved toward the East Coast. Click here for a full size version of the radar summary. The wild winds […]
That’s a picture of a tornado near Loogootee Indiana, from the outbreak of June 2, 1990. It was originally snapped by the Loogootee Tribune, and is available on the Indianapolis National Weather Service website, where most of the following information can also be found. Indiana’s largest tornado outbreak happened 22 years ago today. There were […]
Mild weather again today for Metro Indy today, and shower chances are back tonight, especially after midnight into Wednesday. Thunder is possible, and a few storms could be severe in the southern half of the state. Temps will be in the 50’s today, and a warm front arriving later today means we will soar into […]
The first big Lake Effect Snow of the season is winding down this morning in Michiana, as winds shift to a more westerly direction and the lessen in intensity. The storm leaves behind a general swath of snow from around 7-12′ in the South Bend metro area. Good news: above average temps by the end […]
Here’s a map of the expected snow totals from the week-ending, month-ending storm slamming the East. The heaviest snow from the storm will stretch from along the Virginia/West Virginia border through a large swath of central and eastern Pennsylvania to southeastern New York state, northwestern New Jersey, northern Connecticut, central and western Massachusetts to southern […]
A swath of showers soaked an area roughly between Kokomo and Anderson early Wednesday morning. Little or no rain fell west of I-74. The next chance of showers and storms will be Friday. Double check the Dop any time by clicking here. You’ll see radar loops and any watches/warnings.
Friday updates: The National Weather Service survey of the Greensburg area revealed two tornadoes. A NWS-emergency management collaboration determined a tornado occurred in Parke County. A NWS survey determined straight-line wind damage in southeast Tipton County. Across the state 13 tornadoes have been confirmed. At least six tornadoes occurred in Central Indiana, one near Bloomington, […]
At least 10 tornadoes are responsible for causing damage across Indiana Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Emergency management types say the storms injured 17 people in Monroe County and 17 in Bartholomew County. Twelve people were treated for minor injuries around Bedford. In our area at least three tornadoes occurred: one near […]
On June 2, 1990, a large and widespread tornado outbreak occurred across parts of the Midwest and Ohio Valley. Through the early morning of June 3, there were a total of 65 tornadoes, 37 of which occurred across Indiana.