Springtime weather pattern makes for a soggy week

Mother Nature has finally come around to the fact that it’s Spring! What could be more spring-like than a week of warm air and rain chances? As the forecast stands right now, every day this week except Wednesday has a chance to see at least a few scattered rain drops. Sunday’s rain looks like it will be a little bit more widespread than Saturday’s. By that we mean more of you will see rain on Sunday than saw it on Saturday.  That’s why Futurecast rain totals are higher – to show that the chance for heavy rain covers the whole…

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.

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.