We tied the record low for this date

Clinton area official weather observer Jim Blaess says the temperature dropped to 51 degrees and that tied the record low for July 16th first set in 1930 and tied in 1945

With highs in the 70’s predicted this week, Blaess says the normal high temperature for mid-July is in the
mid-80’s.
The weather observer also pointed out that one year ago on the 16th was the start of four days in a row of temperatures in the 90’s with 91 on 16th and 94 on the 17th – 18th and 19th.

New street repairs set to begin

The city budget starts July first and Clinton Mayor Mark Vulich on the our FYI Show recently said that means funds are now available for the pavement management program.

Find out more about the city’s pavement management program and what streets are planned for repair in what year at this link.

 

 

9th Avenue North boat ramp to open Wednesday

The flood gates at the 9th Avenue North boat ramp are being opened tomorrow, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.  Access to this boat ramp should be available later that afternoon.

 

Is there a chance for record low tonight?

What will it take to be a record low overnight in the Clinton area – official weather observer Jim Blaess says the record for July 16th is 51 that was set in 1930 and tied in 1945.

The record low for today – July 15th is 48 that was set in 1930 and tied in 1967. It was 52 this morning for the official low.

Blaess says the normal high for this time of year is in the mid-80’s.

Although high levels remain on the Mississippi, boaters will be able to access the river

The flood gates at the 25th Avenue North boat ramp are being opened today, Friday, July 11, 2014. Access to this boat ramp will be available later this afternoon.

Please contact the Water Reclamation Facility at 563.243.4064 with any questions.