I was recently asked why the longest day of the year happens in June (earlier this week), but the hottest month of the year is August. Shouldn’t all the extra sunlight in June make June the hottest month? The longest day is caused by the summer solstice (happened this year at 12:24 AM June 21). It marks the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and the sun being at its most northerly point in the sky. That means the Earth’s North Pole is pointed directly at the sun based on the tilt of the Earth and how we…
A comfortable day to be outside – just the chance for a passing sprinkle.
As expected, after our soggy morning, the day’s rain and thunderstorms moved out during the afternoon. The Fort Wayne International Airport received a record amount of rainfall for the date.
Heavy rainfall has made flooding a concern for parts of our area today.
While rain is in Friday’s forecast, the positive news for the Friday Nites Live concert this week is that all of the day’s rainfall is expected to have moved out of the area by the time the concert begins at 6:30 pm.
We’ve already been at or above 90° five days so far this year.
After rain moved through June 20th, beautiful rainbow views were spotted across the region.
This week (June 18-14, 2017) is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week.
Seeing as June 20th is officially the last day of spring, we figured it would be a good time to look back at the spring of 2017.
Summer officially begins early Wednesday morning
WANE Weather Fans, Tuesday is the big day! We told you back in April that the United States Postal Service was set to release a unique stamp commemorating the Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun set to take place on August 21st.
Why a sunny morning can turn into a stormy afternoon.
It’s often helpful to compare different forecast models.
Temperatures and humidity will be both be lower.
The best window for severe storms is 2 AM – 6 AM
Strong and severe storm potential remains in the forecast from Saturday night into Sunday morning
Scattered storms through much of the weekend.
When the music plays at Jefferson Pointe’s Friday Nites Live concert this week, the rock and soul sounds of local band Urban Legend will be heard all around the courtyard fountain.
Time to get your BBQ Ribfest on.
For the remainder of our Wednesday evening, it looks like the severe threat is over for our area. A slim chance exists for strong storms on Thursday across the region.