A very wet May

May will not go down as the wettest on record, but it will be close. May flooding has really occurred over the last seven days with as we’ve had over 4.11″ officially at Fort Wayne Airport. That total was broken in one day in Northwest Ohio where Wren had over 5″ of rainfall. Also, some unofficial rainfall reports out of southern Allen County around Waynedale had over 5″ of rain over a 24-hour period. The all-time wettest May happened in 2011 with 10.17″ of rainfall. Here are some 24-hour rainfall reports from the National Weather Service: 24 hr Rainfall Reports……

Wednesday’s rain and flooding recap

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.

New summer faces in the Live Doppler 15 Fury Weather Center

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.

Saturday severe storms possible

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.