Today will be the ninth consecutive day with temperatures not getting above average. It’s probably going to take a few more days. We’ll come close Friday, and should get above normal Monday. After another cold start (going into today the Indy record low is 2 degrees, from 1873) it won’t be quite as frosty in […]
Back to cold and dry weather today as Arctic high pressure returns to steer the ship for a few days. The last of the weekend storm system sags southward, and they sky will be decreasingly cloudy. Highs will be only be in the mid to upper teens, with about 20 degrees expected in Bloomington and […]
March 2, 1975 – They call it The Governor’s Tornado. It struck Atlanta’s upscale north side, including the Governor’s mansion. It killed three, and did 56 million in damage. March 1, 1990 – Record high temps across the northern tier of states. Highs of 52 degrees were reported at Saint Johnsbury VT, 63 degrees at […]
Snow (at times mixed with sleet Sunday morning) falls until early Monday morning. Final totals most areas: 4-7 inches. Lafayette, Kokomo: 3-6 inches. Freezing rain will also lower the totals in the southern third of Indiana.
It’s a new month, but the same old wintry weather is ready to March into the state. Snow arrives tonight, with the possibility of sleet mixing in. A couple of inches could be on the ground by Sunday morning. The snow will continue, and be heaviest Sunday afternoon and Sunday evening. Sleet & freezing rain […]
March 1, 1910 – Indianapolis recorded .02 inches of rain. And then there was only .05 inches the rest of the month. That made March 1910 the driest month on record for the city. March 1, 1910 – A deadly avalanche struck in the mountains near Wellington Station WA, killing 100 people. The avalanche swept […]
February 28 or 29, every year – It’s the end of meteorological Winter. Meteorologists divide the seasons up into four equal groups of three months each. At the end of the meteorological winter of 1931-1932, Indy had gotten only 0.2 inches of snow.
The three months officially known as Meteorological Winter end tonight, but so what? March is standing by to come in like a lion, and this weekend’s storm may officially break the Snow Year record. All it would take is another six inches. Looking for some good news? It won’t be as cold this afternoon, with […]
February 27, 1984 – At Indianapolis 9.5″ of snow fell. 6″ to 12″ fell across most of the state. February 27, 1717 – This was the start of a ten day period of four snowstorms that dumped three feet of snow upon Boston. Up to six feet was reported to the north, with drifts covering […]
Winds will gust to 30 mph through midday, and chills will stay below zero all day long today. Credit the cold front. This latest Arctic intruder brings a few clouds early, with mostly sunny weather much of the day. The winds will back off tonight. The sky will clear and the temps will drop below […]
February 26, 1987 – Heavy snow fell in the southwest. There was 62 inches at Purgatory Colorado (well named for the date.) Lander Wyoming received four inches in one hour. In Fairplay Colorado there was reported 43 inches of snow, with drifts ten feet high. February 26, 1910 – Over 129 inches of snow fell […]