Like Earth, space has weather. Except instead of swirling winds and downpours of precipitation, space weather is defined by shifting electric and magnetic fields and rains of charged particles. At the very beginning of space, starting just 60 miles above Earth’s surface, there’s a layer of the atmosphere that shifts and changes in concert with both types of weather. Above the ozone layer, the ionosphere is a part of Earth’s atmosphere where particles have been cooked into a sea of electrically-charged electrons and ions by the Sun’s radiation. The ionosphere is comingled with the very highest — and quite thin…
The day’s spacewalk was the 206th to take care of assembly and maintenance issues and NASA reports that 53 days, 13 hours and 49 minutes have been spent outside of the space station by space-walkers over the years.
Gusty thunderstorm winds roared through the area Monday night.
Learn more and find out about how you can view the spacewalk in action
Temperatures are expected to be warm through the end of this month and beginning of next month.
Rain increases in coverage overnight and lasts through Monday
Warmer temperatures and rain will melt the snow.
Combining the amounts of water contained in the rain and snow we’ve picked up this winter season, our total of 4.22″ is significantly below our statistical average-to-date.
Temperatures even warmer for this weekend.
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Meteor sightings have created social media buzz the last couple of nights.
There’s great news for all of you WANE Weather Watchers who frequently ask the Live Doppler 15 Fury Storm Team meteorologists about how to become a trained storm spotter. The 2018 Skywarn Training schedule has been announced. .
Winds bring warmer highs but wind chills will still be bitterly cold.
With a Tuesday high temp of 8°, this day marked the coldest we’ve been in two weeks. For the month-to-date, we’re 6.2° below average.
Much warmer temperatures are expected to end the month.
With 2.6″ as the official total at the Fort Wayne Airport on Monday, our snow total for the season-to-date is above average and is outpacing our snow total from last year.
We’ve had team coverage of local roads and the mess they have been in. It doesn’t look like they will get much better this … More »
Cold returns after Monday’s snow
Watch out for slick travel and poor visibility.
Another round of snow arrives Monday