To many, the Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start to the summer season. We can’t forget, though, the we’ve been spoiled by a number of summer-like afternoons already.
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Rain and thunderstorms continue to be in the forecast on this Friday night. Additional flash flooding remains our highest threat. Up to 2″ of new rainfall is possible from late night into early morning.
Periods of heavy rain made their way across much of the region on Wednesday night bringing the highest flood concerns from Fort Wayne southward through Decatur and Berne and eastward toward Van Wert, Ohio.
The summer season is soon to be upon us and that means our Live Doppler 15 Fury Weather Center will have some new faces in it! This is because we are welcoming two summer interns, Erika Goshorn and Lauren Elston. They’ll learn more about the meteorological field and how we prepare and deliver our forecasts on TV, the Internet, and through our WANE Weather App. Erika just started her summer adventure with us today. Here’s her introduction.
The threat for some strong and severe storms is in our forecast picture for Saturday. While some scattered rain is possible in the morning and early afternoon, the strongest storms wouldn’t arrive until late in the day with severe weather remaining possible into late night.
As of Thursday night, a tornado was suspected to have moved through, but had not yet been confirmed in Emerald Township/Cecil area of Paulding County, OH.
So close, but no 90° temp reading just yet.
But, this distinction won’t last long. Wednesday looks even warmer!
April 2017 was Fort Wayne’s 5th warmest. With global stats just released, we now know that it ranked as the 2nd warmest on record for the planet as a whole.
Day 4 of the Fort Wayne Music Festival brings even more hours of music to the stage.
Weather for Friday night’s concerts will cooperate nicely.
The second night of the Fort Wayne Music Festival brings acts like Aaron Carter and Nappy Roots to northeast Indiana.
Night 1 of the Fort Wayne Music Festival will soon be here. All the music and fun starts on our Wednesday night.
Flood waters continue to recede. Only 1 river, the St. Marys at Decatur, remains at moderate flood stage with a height of 19.8′. Flood stage is 17.0′.
Here’s a soggy statistic for you: 9 of the past 10 days have seen measurable rainfall.
As we wrap up this Thursday, here’s a look at the most recent rainfall totals that have come in for the date.
Flood potential exists with more rain set to fall as we finish out the week
While Wednesday offers a break from rain chances, we won’t be so lucky on Thursday.
This post includes a video depiction of the different satellites circling the Earth and an explanation of just what the satellites are studying on the planet.
Hey, WANE Weather Watchers…Have you heard about the cool new stamp that’s coming from the Postal Service to commemorate this year’s Total Solar Eclipse? Click here to find out what makes it unique.