Rainfall by the numbers

It’s safe to say that it’s been feeling more like Seattle than Fort Wayne this spring. We’ve recorded measurable rainfall at the airport on 13 days this month – that’s more than half of May so far! With some additional rain falling after midnight, that brings our monthly total to 7.50″ of rain in Fort Wayne, which is more than 4″ above average and ranks as the 4th wettest May on record. And records date back all the way to 1897! Here’s a look at the top 5 wettest Mays we’ve ever seen: For the year (Jan 1st to today),…

Wednesday’s rain and flooding recap

Periods of heavy rain made their way across much of the region on Wednesday night bringing the highest flood concerns from Fort Wayne southward through Decatur and Berne and eastward toward Van Wert, Ohio.

New summer faces in the Live Doppler 15 Fury Weather Center

The summer season is soon to be upon us and that means our Live Doppler 15 Fury Weather Center will have some new faces in it! This is because we are welcoming two summer interns, Erika Goshorn and Lauren Elston. They’ll learn more about the meteorological field and how we prepare and deliver our forecasts on TV, the Internet, and through our WANE Weather App. Erika just started her summer adventure with us today. Here’s her introduction.

Saturday severe storms possible

The threat for some strong and severe storms is in our forecast picture for Saturday. While some scattered rain is possible in the morning and early afternoon, the strongest storms wouldn’t arrive until late in the day with severe weather remaining possible into late night.