This morning brought our lowest temperature of the fall season so far… 34°. That’s cold enough for frost to develop on grassy surfaces and on your car. But, not cold enough to truly end what’s called the “frost-free season”. This season runs from the last 32° temp of spring to the first 32° temp of fall. Our partners at Climate Central have been tracking the length of these frost-free seasons in recent years and they’ve noticed that the seasons are becoming longer and longer. Here in 2016, it’s already been 195 days since the temperature was last at freezing or…
Not a bad night for baseball for the first game of the World Series
The record highest daily average temperature fort he first 53 days of fall was recorded in 1931 and is 65.8°. Our current stat for 2016 is 0.9° low at 64.9°.
Ten years ago, on Oct. 25, 2006, NASA launched twin satellites into orbit to get the first 360-degree view of the sun at one time.
Tornado outbreaks, wicked winter weather, and wind storms all make the list
The weather will be perfect for the race; you’ll want to pack sunglasses, though.
No big storms in sight until the middle of next week
The Orionid Meteor Shower, which comes around every fall, has just reached its peak and some meteors can still be spotted in the sky tonight. However, there are some challenges to spotting these cool sights in the sky.
A cool night for football
Thursday’s nearly continuous rainfall added up to about an inch and a half at the Fort Wayne International Airport. This easily surpassed the previous record for the date.
We will mostly likely see colder temperatures this winter compared to last winter. Snowfall may be quite interesting as well.
This month, so far, has been quite warm. October 1-18 had an average daily temperature (taking into account the daily highs and lows each day) of 61.6°, which is a whopping 6.9° above average!
The much anticipated NOAA winter outlook may bring some surprises for the upcoming season.
This new weather satellite will have to wait a little longer to be launched to space. Its main component was made right here in Fort Wayne.
Some amazing footage was captured by the NASA landsat imager and shows the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew across Haiti.
Our average daily high temps are now in the low 60s for this time of the year. But, that’s not how it’s been feeling outside.
Warmest in 136 years
We will have several more rainy days this month; a couple more are likely this week.
Temperatures will be 20° above average on Monday.
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