A beautiful Memorial Day
Increasing humidity and rain chances this week
Wettest day looks to be Thursday
Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Vlog
Today: Beautiful. Mostly sunny skies and only a light breeze.
Tuesday: A few more clouds. More humid.
Wednesday: Just a chance for an afternoon/evening shower or storm. Precip may become more likely overnight.
Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Friday: A 50/50 shot at some rain and storms.
Saturday & Sunday: Warmer, with a chance for a mainly afternoon/evening shower or storm.
Meteorologist Mark’s Wx Concerns
Almanac for Yesterday
Sun & The Moon
On This Day in Wx History
1830- Shelbyville is turned into “a heap of ruins” as a tornado moves through the center of town, destroying 15 homes and 38 businesses, along with churches and public buildings. A book is carried seven miles. Losses are estimated as high as $100,000. Another tornado, or a continuation of this one, touches down 20 miles northeast of Shelbyville, and destroys a farm.
Yesterday’s National Temperature Extremes
High: 115° at Death Valley, California
Low: 22° at Stanley, Idaho & White Sulphur Springs, Montana
Monday Sun Day
As a star, the Sun is a ball of gas (92.1 percent hydrogen and 7.8 percent helium) held together by its own gravity.
The drought monitor is updated each Thursday.
A violent F-5 tornado moved into Wheatland, Pennsylvania On May 31st, 1985. This is the only recorded F-5 tornado in that state’s history. Someone just happened to snap a picture.
“I am a Flight Director — because we are. We as a team, we all sit here together. We all do this mission together.” — Pooja Jesrani of NASA.
One of the most impressive aspects of NASA is their diverse workforce. It’s just a bunch of amazing people from all over the world working toward a common goal. A good lesson for all!