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…
The 10-day forecast shows rain every day Monday until Saturday.
Nice weather expected for the kick-off parade happening downtown this morning
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.
Keep an eye to the sky today as some strong thunderstorms move through the area.
The summer’s still young, yet rain has already posed a problem to a number of Friday Nites Live concerts at Jefferson Pointe. Last week, it caused the concert to be canceled. The outlook’s better this week.
Warm and humid evening.
With the year just a little more than half-over, here’s a look at how 2017 is stacking up.
Last night’s fireworks shows around the area were breath-taking for the amazing variety they offered!
After some active weather days recently, today was quite calm and uneventful in our Fort Wayne Weather world. With a high temperature of 82°, we ended up only 3° below our average high of 85°.
Even though temperatures will be right on track for a very warm 4th of July, we will get a break as the humidity will … More »
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?
The Fourth is looking better and better as we are now not expecting showers to shroud your plans. The latest models show some isolated … More »
There are scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in our Fourth of July forecast.
Average highs on Independence Day are right around 85°
Many of you have a 4-day weekend planned to celebrate Independence Day
June 2017 went down as a wetter and warmer than average month
The day’s heavy early morning rain was followed by a soaking wet afternoon and evening in Fort Wayne and across the region. Numerous roads … More »
Rainfall amounts up to 2″ as we repeat what happened overnight.
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.