2nd wettest year-to-date

2017 has, so far, been a very wet year in Fort Wayne. But, did you know that this currently ranks as the second wettest year on record? According to climate stats from our friends at the Northern Indiana National Weather Service office, only one other year has had more precipitation at this point in July. To date, Fort Wayne has picked up 32.09″ of precipitation. That’s more than a foot above average! Our total of 32.09″ is just 0.26″ shy of tying the wettest year-to-date, which was back in 1950. We’ll be adding to our rain gauge this week with…

Friday’s rainfall snapshot

As of our Friday night, all of the day’s rain and storms had exited.  The heaviest rainfall fell from northwest Indiana into Kosciusko County.  Within northeast Indiana, the highest totals were found in between Warsaw, Wabash and Huntington.

Celebrating America’s 241st birthday with fireworks

The 4th of July brings many fun outdoor activities like barbecues, time on the lake, parades, and beautiful firework shows to enjoy with family and friends. But did you know that setting off fireworks near local water sources can actually harm the environment, if not cleaned up properly?

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.