More stories by Nicholas Ferreri

Floating sea ice at both poles sets records

Today, our friends at NASA sent the latest stats on how winter affected sea ice at the North Pole and how the corresponding summer in the southern hemisphere impacted ice at the other end of the planet.

Indiana’s statewide tornado drill Tuesday

It’s one of the main events of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Don’t let this opportunity pass by for your family to practice its severe weather action plan.

February 2017 ranks as Earth’s 2nd warmest

While February 2017 was Fort Wayne’s warmest on record, the unusual warmth wasn’t just contained to our region. When taking into account temperatures around the globe, it turned out to be the second warmest February, on record, for the planet.

Additional snowflakes ahead

Accumulations here in our area will be light, but much higher amounts will be found to the west.

Monday night snow update

As of 7 pm Monday night, our current round of snow is set to taper off and end by late night.

Event forecast: Maple syrup making

A fun event takes place in Wabash at the Asherwood Preserve on Saturday. Layer up, if you plan to attend. It will be a cold morning.

The windy Wednesday recap

Mother Nature sure delivered on her promise of strong, gusty winds across the region today. Wind gusts reached over 60 mph in some spots.

Winter recap

Since weather records for the winter season are kept from December 1 through February 28, we can now pass along some interesting stats from the season that was. ((Can you believe it’s already March??))

February’s final stats

The big story of the second month of 2017 was all the warmth that was experienced. It ended up being 11.2° above average for the month as a whole and was the warmest February in Fort Wayne’s recorded history.

Severe weather terminology

With our first chances of severe weather occurring at the end of last week, and another chance headed our way this week (late Tue/early Wed), I wanted to post this graphic from the Storm Prediction Center. It provides a great breakdown of the terminology you hear us talk about regarding our severe weather risk level.

Saturday’s increasing chill

With a much colder air mass moving in, temperatures fell throughout the day and gusty winds made it feel like it was only in the 20s and teens.

Severe storm threat out of the picture

As Nicholas and Rob mentioned in their Facebook LIVE video earlier tonight, our severe storm threat would be diminishing, while scattered (non-severe) rain and thunderstorms would remain through the evening. Soon after their video concluded, the Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for the region was canceled.