At times, through the spring and summer season especially, it’s seemed like the periods of heavy rain just would not stop. We’ve definitely had our fair share of soggy moments in 2017. However, things have slowed down on the rain front recently. It’s been about a week and a half since Fort Wayne experienced a good soaking – 0.95″ on July 22 – at the official weather observing site at the Fort Wayne International Airport. The next chance for some heavy downpours comes on Thursday into Friday with an incoming cold front passing through. Our climate colleagues at Climate Central…
Going to see a rather mild start to August as compared to the past 30 years.
Here are some fun weather facts to share as the new month begins.
As we head into mid-week, the rain chances will increase with Thursday being the wettest day of the week.
In a new project that will be launched in August, NASA is hoping to collect more data that will help analyze key questions scientists have about hurricanes. The Global Hawk, which is an unmanned aircraft, will be sent up over tropical storms in the Eastern Pacific to collect data that will help scientists better understand how these storms intensify and progress over time.
Great visualization by NASA on happens when glaciers begin to melt.
Fort Wayne is not in the “path of totality,” but we will still be able to see a partial eclipse.
Temperatures and precipitation have been pretty typical for this month.
Temperatures will climb into the lower 80s by afternoon
First pitch is at 7:05p at Parkview Field
The annual festival continues in Berne this weekend.
Dew points can make a big difference in how you feel in the heat.
This week’s Friday Nites Live concert features representatives from Fort Wayne’s School of Rock.
New study shows updrafts play a bigger role in rain formation than originally thought.
With an approaching cold front, scattered rain and t-storms are possible throughout Thursday. There will be dry times, for sure, but, when storms are around, they could be heavy rain producers. As a result, fair-goers should stay on alert for potential storms.
Areas of heavy rainfall through the southern part of our area.
If you missed the International Space Station fly overhead Monday night, you have another great opportunity to see it tonight.
We are in the middle of summer, which means we are in the midst of when the most damaging wind reports come in for the United States. According to data collected by NOAA, the United States sees nearly 3,000 wind damage reports on average during the months of June and July, with a about 1,500 reports in May and August.
Monday night features a short window in which we’ll be able to spot the International Space Station flying overhead.
After a hot and humid week, we will see cooler weather that could last through the beginning of August.