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As we sit here now in mid-July, the annual Friday Nites Live concert series at Jefferson Pointe is halfway complete! Can you believe it? While rain has threatened many of this year’s evening concerts, that won’t be the case this week.
More showers are on the way during the afternoon and evening
With warm, humid air all around us contributing to atmospheric instability, plus a front positioned nearby and sinking south through the area between now and Thursday night, periods of rain and thunderstorms are possible. These storms could very well squeeze out another 1″-3″ of rainfall in some spots as they move through. Everyone should be on alert for potential flooding and torrential downpours with these storms.
A weather system from the north will move closer to our area overnight. This will bring us closer to showers and storms which will … More »
While some scattered storms will develop across a portion of the area earlier in the day on Wednesday, our next best chance at severe storms will hold off until late Wednesday night.
Heavy rainfall continues to plague our area
Storms began rolling through earlier in the evening but quickly intensified around 8 o’clock bringing heavy pockets of rain, wind, a lot of lightning and even some reports of tornadoes.
Most of our NewsChannel 15 counties continue to be at a Slight risk for severe weather this afternoon and tonight.
There is more rain coming this week, too, with heavy rain coming in late tonight.
Heavy rain and strong storms are in the forecast Monday.
The Fort Wayne rain gauge is running more than a foot above average for the year so far!
The 10-day forecast shows rain every day Monday until Saturday.
Nice weather expected for the kick-off parade happening downtown this morning
As of our Friday night, all of the day’s rain and storms had exited. The heaviest rainfall fell from northwest Indiana into Kosciusko County. Within northeast Indiana, the highest totals were found in between Warsaw, Wabash and Huntington.
Keep an eye to the sky today as some strong thunderstorms move through the area.
The summer’s still young, yet rain has already posed a problem to a number of Friday Nites Live concerts at Jefferson Pointe. Last week, it caused the concert to be canceled. The outlook’s better this week.
Warm and humid evening.
With the year just a little more than half-over, here’s a look at how 2017 is stacking up.
Last night’s fireworks shows around the area were breath-taking for the amazing variety they offered!