The warm weather has done a number on the Great Lakes ice content. The lakes had a chance to thaw with record setting warmth which included last weekend. Here’s what current ice levels look like. Great Lakes ice cover is a rather low 6.2%. Ice cover on the individual Great Lakes: Lake Superior 1.2% (Superior is a deep lake – the average depth of Lake Superior (483 ft.) is 7.8 times greater than the average depth of Lake Erie (62 ft.), Lake Huron 10.1%, Lake Erie 2.8% and Lake Ontario 0.1%. Lake Michigan has a 10.2% ice cover, most all…
We’re now down to 206 days until 2017’s total solar eclipse. Take a look at these maps from NASA that allow you to see, at fine detail, the exact overhead track of the eclipse and where viewing will be best.
Temperatures are expected to be near average.
All of our above average warmth over the past week+ has led us to setting a new record today.
Largest blizzard in Fort Wayne weather history
In 2016, NOAA says its satellites played a role in saving 307 lives.
These atmospheric rivers have been positioned this season to bring huge rainfall totals, some which have never been witnessed before this year.
The Advanced Baseline Imager, one of the satellite’s key components, was built in Fort Wayne by the Harris Corporation. This piece of equipment is what captures the “full-disc” view of the Earth and sends back images with far greater detail than earlier satellites. Without it, we wouldn’t be seeing the much improved views this satellite is able to generate.
Showers will move in today from east to west.
Sunday makes two days in a row of record heat in Fort Wayne.
Significant tornado outbreak possible in southern GA and northern FL today and tonight
Over the past 116 years of records, Fort Wayne has only had 37 days where January temperatures reached the 60s.
Temperatures are running more than 5° above average for the month so far
The highest temperature of the month occurs on Saturday when we’re forecast to be in the 60s.
Cold air will return by the end of next week.
You may have been wondering what happened yesterday and for that matter today. We saw clouds and very little fluctuation in temperatures. We have … More »
If you’ve been craving some sunshine recently, there’s a good reason why. We haven’t seen much of it at all this month.
More rainfall is coming our way via a warm front which will also push mild air into the area.
Rain’s become a common sight this month and the corresponding lack of snow puts the month on track to be one of Fort Wayne’s least snowy Januaries.
Outlook for the last week of the month holds good chance for above average temperatures.