You can help play a part in the solar eclipse

NASA has just launched a new application that will allow you to help play a part in science for the solar eclipse on August 21st.  The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment, also known as GLOBE, is a way for citizens to help collect data on clouds and air temperature.  NASA wants to engage as many citizens in being a part of the eclipse no matter the weather that day.  They are also encouraging people not under the path of totality to collect data and submit it on the app.  Data received from areas under a partial eclipse…

Our August 4 – one of the coldest in Fort Wayne history

So, did you pull out a jacket or sweater when out and about today?  Even though, we’re still in the throes of summer, it did not feel like it here as we wrapped up the work week. Temperatures were stuck in the 60s today, far from our average high in the low-mid 80s for this time of the year.

Friday Nites Live 8/4

Weather conditions have significantly impacted a number of this year’s Friday Nites Live concerts.  Most of the time, it’s been the threat of heavy rain that’s been the main item to be on the lookout for during concert time.  However, it’s a much different story this week.

NASA is taking to the skies to further investigate hurricanes

In a new project that will be launched in August, NASA is hoping to collect more data that will help analyze key questions scientists have about hurricanes. The Global Hawk, which is an unmanned aircraft, will be sent up over tropical storms in the Eastern Pacific to collect data that will help scientists better understand how these storms intensify and progress over time.