Time-lapse: Winter Blast in downtown Fort Wayne

Heavy snowfall greatly reduced visibility throughout our area.
Heavy snowfall greatly reduced visibility throughout our area.

NewsChannel 15’s camera outside the law offices of Shine & Hardin on Broadway captured the quick transition from rain to heavy snow between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 12th and the snowfall into the afternoon.

Temperatures dropped a whopping six degrees in one hour, hence the quick changeover to snow between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Photo Gallery | Mid March Snow 

The storm brought snowfall rates of 1-2″/hr, wind gusts of nearly 40 mph, and 6-8″ of heavy wet snow to much of our area. We even received some reports of thundersnow!