Updating you on the the tropical activity we’ve been following this week… Tropical Depression Eight no longer poses a threat to land and has headed out into the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Hermine, formerly Tropical Depression Nine, is now on a path that takes it a little west of previous forecasts and it is now expected to affect a greater area within the southeastern United States. Hermine is expeted to strengthen as it approaches the Florida Gulf Coast. Landfall in Florida is expected Thursday night. It is still strengthening and may be near hurricane status by the time it makes landfall. Storm total rainfall…
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2 storms threaten parts of the eastern US, 2 near Hawaii
Two very bright and colorful planets light up the night time sky.
As of Monday night, the National Hurricane Center was expecting Tropical Depression Nine to reach tropical storm status by Tuesday.
New model will be especially useful during flash flood events
An outflow boundary, also called a gust front, can spark new storms ahead of existing storms.
A new weather satellite will be launched on November 4th. High-resolution data from this satellite will be available to meteorologists by late 2017.
We now have a few places that are considered to be in a moderate drought.
Take the rain gear just in case tonight.
Temps are looking just fine during the final Friday Nites Live concert of the season tonight, but some rain may very well sneak in … More »
AFTERNOON UPDATE (3:54 PM): We’re watching the development of scattered rain across central IL and IN now. Rain that’s in these spots will track toward us, bringing rain and t-storm potential to our area around 7 pm and after. Keep this in mind if heading out to any football games. The games may not be completely dry, as forecasted earlier.
One of two storm survey teams has filed its damage report. This team confirms 6 tornado touchdowns on August 24. At least 1 additional tornado confirmation is expected when the second storm survey releases its findings before the week is up.
The big question in people’s minds is what happened to create the storms that spawned so many tornadoes last night.
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.