Strong storms possible Thursday

A cold front cutting through warm and humid air over northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio will serve as the forcing mechanism for rain and storms on Thursday. We are under a slight risk for severe weather, which is the 2nd lowest threat level. Still, that doesn’t mean that this threat shouldn’t be taken seriously. A line of storms will likely fire just ahead of the cold front. The timing looks to be between 3p-8p for our area. With a line like this, our primary threat is¬†typically for damaging winds, possibly gusting up to 60 mph or higher. Large hail up…

Fort Wayne’s last spring freeze happening earlier and earlier

Climate statistics compiled by our colleagues at Climate Central , using data from the Applied Climate Information System, reveal that the trend of the last springtime freeze across the Summit City has been to occur earlier and earlier in the year.