El Nino refers to the abnormal warming of the tropical Pacific Ocean.
Saturday’s heat and humidity brought with it mixed reactions around Fort Wayne.
Afternoon storms Saturday did not produce any tornado.
Some homes and garages were damaged and several trees blown down in the area, but no injuries were reported.
Combined with high humidity, the heat indexes in some areas of Indiana are expected to reach more than 100 degrees.
The twister hit three towns early Thursday evening, leaving a path of destruction.
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency to give local officials immediate access to state resources to assist in recovery efforts.
The first tornado was 18 miles west of Lafayette near Pine Village. The second tornado was northeast of Greencastle in Putnam county.
Business owners and neighbors said they haven’t seen this kind of flooding in nearly thirty years.
Floodwaters have started to recede and now the cleanup is underway in the Jay County city.
An elderly man was pulled from his car after driving into high water in flooded downtown Portland midday Tuesday.
Pictures submitted via Report!t of the storms of July 13 and the aftermath.
Downtown Portland is experiencing heavy flooding and the waters are still rising according to police.
Monday night’s storms brought heavy rain and flooding to some areas.
Severe weather is again impacting northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
Forecasters say one of the tornadoes with wind gusts of 105 mph and higher hit near Reading, striking the Blue Mountain Adventist Elementary School in Hamburg and tearing through classrooms.
Officials with the Jay County Fair had to close the midway Tuesday because of flooding caused by heavy rains. It’s expected to be open Wednesday evening, but that could change if more rain enters the area.
A thunderstorm with heavy rains and high winds moved across the Las Vegas area, flooding roads and knocking out power to hundreds.
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.