It will be abnormally warm tomorrow here in eastern Iowa. During this time of year, people start to bring up the term “Indian Summer”. But to have a true Indian Summer there are certain qualifications that need to be met:
Unless you saw a killing freeze late last week, this will not be a true Indian Summer – but enjoy the warmer weather nonetheless!
As we mentioned on Oct. 15th, the Orbital ATK Antares Rocket was set to launch from Wallops Island, VA this evening, taking 5,100 pounds of supplies, science research and vehicle hardware to the International Space Station. Well, that launch has been set back about 24 hours, and is now scheduled to launch on October 17th at 6:40 PM our time. This delay is due to a glitch with ground support equipment. Click here to learn more about the rocket launch.
A rare, Oregon tornado was confirmed in the morning on Friday, October 14th by the National Weather Service in Portland, Oregon. The tornado was rated and EF-2 with winds of 135 mph.
The tornado began over the Pacific Ocean as a waterspout, and moved on land causing damage.
This post was written by Rachael Peart on October 16, 2016