Showers and thunderstorms become more widespread across the Great
Lakes and Ohio Valley during the afternoon hours on Sunday. Another
area of showers and thunderstorms moved across New England from the
late morning into the afternoon. Yet another cluster of showers and
thunderstorms moved through parts of Virginia and North Carolina. A
few showers and thunderstorms all occurred along a cold front in
southern Kansas while more isolated showers and thunderstorms bubbled
up over the Florida peninsula. Monsoon moisture lead to enhanced
showers and thunderstorms across the southern Rockies, Southwest and
parts of southern California.
Record Cold Temperatures Across the Plains in 2005....
The temperature dropped to 43 degrees F in Rapid City, S.D., breaking
the previous record of 46 degrees F in 1994. A low temperature of 50
degrees F at Lincoln, Nebraska, breaking the previous record of 52
degrees F in 1994. In Dodge City, Kansas, the temperature dropped to
49 degrees F breaking the old record of 53 degrees F set in 2004.
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER
Some Storm Reports from Saturday....
--There was ponding of water on roadways in Champaign, Illinois, with
1.70 inches of rain on Saturday evening.
--One-inch diameter hail fell in Onamia, Minnesota, late on Saturday
--Several trees were reported down and power outages in Ashland, Ohio.
--1.75-inch diameter hail was reported in Longville, Minnesota.
--A funnel cloud was reported in Rockledge, Florida, on Saturday
--Egg-sized hail was reported covering the ground in Surprise,
--In Bluffton, Indiana, winds gusted in thunderstorms to 55 mph.
--A tornado was reported in Wolcott, Conn. midday Sunday.
--A tornado was reported near Clairfield, Tenn. Sunday evening.
24-Hour Rainfall Totals (Inches) as of 8 p.m. EDT Sunday.....
Fort Knox, Ky. 3.28
Raton, N.M. 2.51
Washington, Pa. 2.11
Franklin, Pa. 1.90
Morgantown, W.Va. 1.89
Louisville, Ky. 1.76
Oscoda, Mich. 1.66
Harrisburg, Pa. 1.59
Frankfort, Ky. 1.50
Bristol, Tenn. 1.48
Naples, Fla. 1.45
Westfield, Mass. 1.44
Bedford, Mass. 1.40
Detroit, Mich. 1.37
Midland, Mich. 1.29
Albany, N.Y. 1.25
St. Johnsbury, Vt. 1.25
Gaylord, Mich. 1.24
Pittsburgh, Pa. 1.21
Auburn, Maine 1.19
Somerset, Ky. 1.13
Mt. Clemens, Mich. 1.13
Lexington, Ky. 1.12
Frenchville, Maine 1.08
National High Today (through 9 p.m.) 108 at Fresno, California
National Low Today (through 9 p.m.) 30 at Stanley, Idaho
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