Credit: Climate Central

Warmer winter weather

While our weekend temperatures were not as extreme as what other parts of the country experienced, they were well above our average levels, which are in the mid-30s for highs and around 20° for lows.  Saturday’s high/low combo was 54°/35° with Sunday’s being 50°/34°. It’s true that we’ve had a few brutal winters over the past decade.  The bigger picture, over the past 30 years, though, shows winters across the country being on a warming trend, including right here in Indiana and Ohio. Our partners at Climate Central have passed along these stats about the warmer winter weather: The weekend…

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Special Olympics Polar Plunge

NewsChannel 15’s own Rob Lydick returns to the role of emcee at the Special Olympics Polar Plunge to be held at Metea Park tomorrow (Saturday), February 11, at Noon. Registration begins at 10. This year, the weather isn’t so “polar” for the event.

Credit: CDC

Winter flu update

While it seems many people I’ve crossed paths with in recent weeks have been sniffling, sneezing or coughing – and, seemingly, blaming it on the weather – the reality is things haven’t been so bad around the state of Indiana in recent weeks, as far as the flu goes.