According to climate stats from our friends at the Northern Indiana National Weather Service Office, two-thirds of days so far this winter (December 1, 2016 to February 18, 2017) have had above average temperatures! That’s 53 of 80 days so far. We’ll be adding to that number over the upcoming week as this prolonged stretch of unseasonable warmth continues. In the calendar above, you can see we’re expecting several more red days to be added to our February calendar. Even when things do cool down next weekend, it looks like we’ll warm back up again soon after. Keep checking back…
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.
With 14 of February’s 28 days now in in the books, we have some interesting stats to report.
Temperatures expected to soar the rest of February according to the new climate outlook.
The nations largest dam is at 101% capacity right now, and water is being released onto a spillway. The problem is that the spillway has not been properly maintained over several years of drought conditions and it has developed a huge sink hole which is endangering the valley below
Take your loved one outside to gaze at the sky
While our weekend temperatures were not as extreme as what other parts of the country experienced, they were well above our average levels, which are in the mid-30s for highs and around 20° for lows. Saturday’s high/low combo was 54/35 with Sunday’s being 50/34.
It’s true that we’ve had a few brutal winters over the past decade, but the bigger picture, across the past 30 years, shows winters across the country being on a warming trend, including right here in Indiana and Ohio.
Huge storm will blast the east coast, again!
As reports roll in, that forecast is panning out with some even stronger wind gusts.
Winds could gust up to 45 mph in parts of our viewing area.
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Indiana is not bearing the brunt of the flu this season.
Rain should be light to moderate throughout the area.
NewsChannel 15’s own Rob Lydick returns to the role of emcee at the Special Olympics Polar Plunge to be held at Metea Park tomorrow (Saturday), February 11, at Noon. Registration begins at 10. This year, the weather isn’t so “polar” for the event.
We are still ‘on track’ for a weekend warm up.
Interesting events set to unfold in the sky Friday night, but they don’t offer a big show for average stargazers.