More rain added to the gauge, more rain on the way

Many places picked up 0.5″-1″ of rainfall last night, with the heaviest falling just to the north and west of Fort Wayne. That brings our monthly rain gauge total to 8.39″, just 0.01″ shy of tying the 3rd wettest May since records began in Fort Wayne back in 1897! We’ll likely enter the top 3 as more rain is in the forecast for Sunday. Scattered rain and storms will pass through the area with some pockets of heavy rainfall possible. The latest forecast models indicate another 0.25″-0.5″ of rain will be possible Sunday into Sunday night, though some locally higher…

Little change to Friday night flood threat

Rain and thunderstorms continue to be in the forecast on this Friday night. Additional flash flooding remains our highest threat. Up to 2″ of new rainfall is possible from late night into early morning.

Wednesday’s rain and flooding recap

Periods of heavy rain made their way across much of the region on Wednesday night bringing the highest flood concerns from Fort Wayne southward through Decatur and Berne and eastward toward Van Wert, Ohio.

New summer faces in the Live Doppler 15 Fury Weather Center

The summer season is soon to be upon us and that means our Live Doppler 15 Fury Weather Center will have some new faces in it! This is because we are welcoming two summer interns, Erika Goshorn and Lauren Elston. They’ll learn more about the meteorological field and how we prepare and deliver our forecasts on TV, the Internet, and through our WANE Weather App. Erika just started her summer adventure with us today. Here’s her introduction.

Saturday severe storms possible

The threat for some strong and severe storms is in our forecast picture for Saturday. While some scattered rain is possible in the morning and early afternoon, the strongest storms wouldn’t arrive until late in the day with severe weather remaining possible into late night.