A warm mid-September Friday night is coming our way.
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The Midwest League Championship series continues Thursday night with game 2 at Parkview Field.
Bring that poncho with you to the TinCaps game Wednesday night. While not likely to be a rain out, some scattered rain could fall during the game.
As Irma moves farther north over the next couple of days, rain chances increase in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
Currently affecting the Turks and Caicos region, with the Bahamas in sight, Irma is continuing to head west/northwestward. It’s a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 175 mph and gusts up to 215 mph.
As of tonight (9/6), there are 3 active hurricanes in the Atlantic basin. Here’s the latest, in brief, regarding the storms based on the 8 pm updates from the National Hurricane Center.
Hurricane Irma continues to head westward on what appears to be a track that will lead to eventual impacts in Florida by the end of the week.
As storms exit the area this evening, they are taking the severe weather threat with them. Cooler air flows in behind the storms and stays awhile.
It’s been almost two weeks since the mercury last hit 80° or higher in Fort Wayne, but that’s changing on Labor Day. A surge of warmth and humidity comes in from the southwest and some early day sunshine all will work together to push our afternoon temperatures into the mid-upper 80s by late in the afternoon.
Continuing to produce rain, and located relatively close by to us in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, Harvey is now a post-tropical cyclone. In … More »
Even though Harvey is weakening, the storm continues to pose a significant flood threat. Areas impacted include portions of west & central Tennessee, west & central Kentucky and southeastern Indiana, southern Ohio and west central West Virginia. 2”-5” of rain is expected in these areas with some isolated heavier pockets in the 6”-8” range.
Heavy rain is now out of the picture for the Houston and Galveston, TX areas thanks to Harvey moving farther inland and off to the NE. While water will go down in some areas, the catastrophic flooding you’ve been seeing through various media outlets will continue to be a big issue for many in the weeks to come as all the water brought by the storm works to drain away.
The center of Tropical Storm Harvey is positioned right off the south Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico. It is expected to track … More »
We take a brief blog break from Tracking Harvey for an update on today’s local rainfall. A new Harvey update will be posted later this evening.
We started tracking Harvey before the weekend began and little has changed with its position over the past few days. As a result, the Houston and surrounding metro area continues to experience the worst flooding with this storm. Around Houston 10”-20” (and in some spots – 30”) of rain have already fallen and the National Hurricane Center continues to predict another 10”-20” between now and Thursday.
Harvey’s rain won’t leave Texas until late in the week. But, flooding concerns will linger long after that as the multiple feet of water drain away.
Hurricane Harvey continued to intensify through the day and is now a Category 4 hurricane. Harvey is still expected to make landfall late tonight/early Saturday morning along the middle Texas coast. Maximum sustained winds now stand at 130 mph (with higher gusts).
The impacts of Hurricane Harvey are already being felt along the Texas and Louisiana coasts.
The hurricane will make landfall as the weekend begins … More »
Even though August has been a dry month, the year as a whole remains Fort Wayne’s wettest to date.
The comfortable forecast brings good news for the area’s midweek events.