Each red dot on the map above indicates a reported tornado. The big question in people’s minds is what happened to create the storms that spawned so many tornadoes last night. The most obvious factor is the cold front headed our way. It hasn’t passed yet and is weakening slightly, but it is forcing a more warm and humid air mass toward us. We also had lots of moisture coming up from the south. Moisture is a key ingredient in storm development. Our wildcard for the day, though, was an extra little boundary. Basically a boundary is a disturbance in…
Multiple tornado reports came in from a few rounds of storms Wednesday afternoon and evening. More severe storms possible on Thursday.
Some much-needed rainfall expected with this system.
Parts of Louisiana picked up more rain recently than from Hurricane Katrina.
It’s been the driest period in the past 100 years in Fort Wayne.
Saturday evening an EF-0 tornado touched down in northern Allen County.
According to climate stats, this currently ranks as one of the warmest Augusts on record in Fort Wayne.
August 21st looks to be the first day with a high temperature cooler than average.
A trained spotter reported a tornado on the ground in NE Allen County today. The National Weather Service will survey the area and to confirm if it was, in fact, a tornado.
Saturday all our NewsChannel 15 counties are in a Marginal Risk for severe weather.
Northern and central Illinois bore the brunt of the heavy rain.
The biggest threats to watch for will be heavy rain, lightning, and some strong wind gusts (up to 40 mph).
Many of you saw some strong storms Wednesday night.
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NASA shows the record flooding across Gulf Coast
A very interesting series of storms, originating from a single storm that strengthened over central Indiana, west of Indianapolis, around 5 on Monday afternoon held onto its strength as it moved into northeast Indiana.
Very good chances of heavy rainfall through Tuesday morning
There have only been two days in August that have seen rain!
Some places will see isolated rain today, everyone has a chance at some heavy rain late Monday into Tuesday.