As Nicholas and Rob mentioned in their Facebook LIVE video earlier tonight, our severe storm threat would be diminishing, while scattered (non-severe) rain and thunderstorms would remain through the evening. Soon after their video concluded, the Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for the region was canceled. Now, get ready for the quick burst of cold air coming our way on Saturday (and a few snow showers, too). You’ll hear more about this when you watch the clip from earlier:
Not as widespread; damaging winds still biggest threat
By the numbers, this will be a stretch to remember.
Our area is still in the enhanced risk area for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight.
Our forecast scenario for Friday has not changed much from earlier updates. The entire area remains under an enhanced risk for severe storms on Friday, primarily from late afternoon through late night. Gusty, damaging winds continue to be the primary severe storm threat.
Elevated risk for Friday with severe storms possible.
We continue to track the potential for strong and severe storms later in the day and into the night on Friday.
Strong storms possible as big changes are in store for temperatures by Saturday.
The signal from the Fort Wayne transmitter to be affected over the next couple of days.
Showers expected through this afternoon.
This President’s Day marks the 55th anniversary of the day John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
An approaching cold front will bring the return of rain chances to our forecast tonight, especially after midnight.
This mission to study lightning on Earth is not the first of it’s kind.
Two-thirds of days since December 1, 2016 have had above average temperatures.
Saturday’s high skyrocketed to 67º leaving the old record of 61º in the dust!
Unseasonable warmth over the upcoming week may rank this as the warmest February on record in Fort Wayne.
Our Friday high temperature broke a record that’s been on the books for 106 years!
Temperatures will soar over the weekend
The National Weather Service Northern Indiana Office is currently in the process of completing storm spotter training sessions across the region. All sessions are free and you can attend whichever session works best for you.
We could be in for more warm weather this spring season.