July 4th climate stats

It’s hard to believe that July 4th is right around the corner! But, what weather do we typically see in our area for Independence Day? Average highs are right around 85° Last year was cool with a trace of rain reported at the airport. Back in 2012, we had the hottest Fourth of July on record when temperatures soared to 101° (that was in the middle of a heatwave that lasted July 1-7). This year is looking seasonable with the chance for a few showers and storms, but it should not be a total washout. Hopefully we’ll be dry for…

Friday Nites Live 6/30

Our work week wraps up with the continued chance at scattered rain and thunderstorms.  Keep this in mind if you are thinking about heading to this week’s Friday Nites Live concert featuring the Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra.  It’ll be the perfect night to use your WANE Weather App to track the rain around the region.

Weather continues to play a big role in the Brian Head fire

As summer begins, so does fire season in much of the western U.S. The largest active fire in this portion of the country is the Brian Head, Utah, fire which has expanded as large as 49,626 acres so far and is only 9% contained.

Friday Nites Live: Todd Harrold & Nick Bobay

While rain is in Friday’s forecast, the positive news for the Friday Nites Live concert this week is that all of the day’s rainfall is expected to have moved out of the area by the time the concert begins at 6:30 pm.