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Weather

  • WEATHER JOURNAL
    Fort Wayne Climatological and precipitation information provided by the National Weather Service at 7 p.m. daily.
  • 8 inches of overnight rain floods east-central Indiana
    Heavy rains that dumped more than half a foot of rain overnight triggered widespread flooding Friday in some central and northern Indiana counties.
  • 4- to 6-inch rains reported in area
    Heavy rains of 4 to more than 6 inches were reported in parts of northeast Indiana through Friday morning, the National Weather Service said.
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Tara Ault lays out at Northside Pool on Thursday afternoon. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry waived the admission fee at Northside, McMillen and Memorial pools for Thursday and Friday.

Fort Wayne sets weather record

The temperature in Fort Wayne reached 106 degrees today, the National Weather Service reported.

This breaks the record high for June 28 of 102 degrees set in 1934, the weather service said in a statement.

This also ties the all-time record high temperature of 106 degrees set on June 25, 1988, July 14, 1936, and and July 22, 1934.

As of 6 p.m., Defiance, Ohio, had reached 107 degrees today, and Warsaw had reached 104, the weather service said.

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