It could take weeks to dry out a house enough so it can be repaired. Wood should have a moisture content of less than 15 percent.
Pictures of the damage left behind from June’s storms and flooding at Fort Wayne parks.
In the nearly 24 hours since the Army Corp of Engineers began releasing more water from dams on Roush Lake and the Salamonie Reservoir, not much has changed.according to an official with Wabash County Emergency Management.
Indiana Michigan Power completely restored power just before noon to customers who lost service as a result of Saturday’s storms. At one point 32,000 customers were without power.
Water is being released from dams at Roush Lake and the Salamonie Reservoir because of record rainfall so officials are taking precautions in case that excess water flowing into the Wabash River creates extreme flooding.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.3-magnitude temblor was recorded Tuesday morning northeast of Union City. There were no reports of damage or injuries.
The cleanup continues in Fort Wayne following Saturday’s storm that caused damage throughout the city.
Experts say because of the soggy soil, it may be best to remove leaning trees before they fall.
Indiana Michigan Power has more than 350 crew members working around the clock to restore power. Line workers from outside Indiana are even helping.
The wildfires hit parts of central and eastern Washington over the weekend as the state is struggling with a severe drought.
The opening of an emergency shelter comes as the potential for flooding along the Wabash River increases.
It seems to be unrelenting: More rain is forecast for later this week in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, “possibly a lot,” National Weather Service hydrologist Mark Fuchs said Monday.
Residents can take tree limbs, branches and debris to a Republic Services location, the city’s biosolids facility and two parks.
The Allen County Highway Department has closed several roads due to high water.
This year’s Buskerfest downtown and several events are canceled as a result of storms.
Many woke up to trees on top of cars and flooded neighborhoods in Fort Wayne on Saturday.
As of 11 p.m. Monday, there were approximately 2,800 customers still without power in Allen County According to I&M. Power is expected to be completely restored by noon on Tuesday.
The end is far from over for homeowners hit hardest by the flood. While the water has gone down, many homes are left with thousands of dollars worth of damage and some families aren’t sure what to do first.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space and tweeted a spectacular photo of a red aurora after witnessing the colorful scene.
Particularly hard hit Monday night was Coal City, a community of approximately 5,000 residents about 60 miles southwest of Chicago, where the National Weather Service confirmed a twister touched down.