The months of December, January, and February make up the time-frame known as meteorological winter and are the months during which we keep winter weather records. Back on December 1, we released our official winter weather outlook. With the winter season behind us (meteorological spring is now underway and lasts through May 31), let’s take a look back at the winter season that was. In the temperature category, your Live Doppler 15 Fury Storm Team called for temperatures to be near or above average. We ended up 1.1° above average with the average daily temperatures being 28.5°. And, while we…
Spring has sprung across much of the southeast and is about 2 to 3 weeks early
We’ve been in a wet pattern recently and there’s more rain to come on Thursday, too. As you see in the map above, there’s been a big increase here in heavy precipitation events in recent decades.
I’ve been blogging about the prospects of heavy rainfall through Thursday all week long. Yesterday the numerical forecast models we use to predict the … More »
What a way to wind down the month of February! Our high temperatures on this Tuesday rose to 59° during the afternoon. This represents a temperature that’s 18° higher than our average for the date of 41°! Yet, it was not a record high for the day.
Rainfall intensity increases late Wednesday and Thursday.
While Sunday offered some glimpses of sunshine, it was our sunny Monday that truly brought an end to our nearly 2-week stretch without a … More »
Medium range model solutions bring heavy rainfall into our area by Thursday.
After a big warm up, temperatures look to be pretty average to start March.
A wind gust of 51 mph was recorded at Fort Wayne International Airport early Sunday morning.
After days of clouds and rain, sunshine and warmth are on the way.
If we cross the 4″ threshold for the month tonight, that could make this February one of the top 5 wettest on record in Fort Wayne.
Across our 5 consecutive days with rainfall this week, we’ve accumulated close to 3″ of rain in Fort Wayne (with even higher amounts to the northwest).
More heavy rainfall will move in to begin the weekend.
It’s been awhile since our last clear and bright day across the region.
A new app by the City of Fort Wayne makes finding river levels very easy
Thursday morning’s forecast is a tricky one since snow, sleet, and freezing rain are all possible. Here’s the region=wide range of potential snow to expect. No matter how much snow falls, it’s going to be a SLOW commute in many spots.
When I first mentioned possible flooding for the area last Friday I blogged about how flooding is a two-step process. First, we have the … More »
The overnight hours into early Wednesday will bring with them another round of steady, heavy rainfall. This will further increase the already elevated flood potential across the region.
Heavy rain over several days may lead to river flooding later this week