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Weather Forecast for Fort Wayne

This Afternoon

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight

A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tuesday

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Wednesday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

Wednesday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Fort Wayne News and Events

DRAFT PUBLIC ART MASTER PLAN TO BE UNVEILED DURING AUGUST 19 EVENT

August 12, 2019 - The Fort Wayne Public Art Commission will unveil the draft recommendations of the Public Art Master Plan at an open house on Monday, August 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hop River Brewing, 1515 N. Harrison St.

Everyone (including those younger than 21) is welcome to attend the open house and review the recommendations as well as offer feedback on the plan. Light snacks will be provided and a cash bar will be available. No RSVPs are necessary. There will be no formal presentation but consultants and members of the Citys Public Art Commission will be available to answer questions and discuss ideas. More information is available online at FortWaynePublicArt.com.

HELLO, NEW PARK: RIVERFRONT FORT WAYNE'S PROMENADE PARK OPENS WITH A GRAND THREE-DAY CELEBRATION

August 9, 2019 - Fort Wayne returned to its historical riverfront today, with the opening of Promenade Park, a $20 million development that renews Fort Waynes three rivers as a regional destination for recreation, arts and culture, and nature activities. This one-of-a-kind park joins natural rivers with downtown Fort Waynes thriving urban center.

Mayor Tom Henry, Parks & Recreation Director Steve McDaniel, Former Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll and Park Board President Rick Samek boarded a floating stage and clipped a custom-made ribbon that stretched across the St. Marys River, from bank to bank, to officially dedicate Promenade Park, the first phase of Riverfront Fort Wayne.

CITY'S PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE ROAD CONDITION MAP

August 8, 2019 - To provide Fort Wayne motorists with the latest street closures and lane restrictions, the Citys Public Works Division has launched a web-based map, at TRECtheFort.org. The first part of the webpage address, TREC, stands for Traffic Related Events and Closures.

The page offers information about closures and lane restrictions in the City limits. When users click in the center of the icons, it will show the purpose of the shutdown, effective date, expiration date, and whos in charge of the project.

CONSTRUCTION TO ADD MUCH-NEEDED PARKING SPACES DOWNTOWN

August 7, 2019 - Construction to add approximately 225 much-needed parking spaces to the Civic Center Parking Garage, 100 E. Washington Blvd., will cause lane restrictions on downtown streets for the next eight months.

Beginning Monday, August 12 Jefferson Boulevard will be reduced to two lanes between Calhoun and Clinton streets through April of 2020. Calhouns northbound lane between Jefferson Boulevard and the west entrance to the garage will be closed from October 14, 2019 through February, 2020.

NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERS DEDICATE "BETTER TOGETHER" MURAL

August 5, 2019 - Leaders of the Historic Fairmont Place neighborhood were joined today by City of Fort Wayne leaders to dedicate a new mural painted by artists Theoplis Smith and Matthew Plett on the side of the Tasty Pizza building, 4302 Fairfield Ave.

The mural depicts letters spelling out the phrase Better Together as well as brightly colored cardinals.

FORT WAYNE FIRE DEPARTMENT'S 92ND RECRUIT CLASS BEGINS TRAINING

August 5, 2019 - Mayor Tom Henry and Fort Wayne Fire Chief Eric Lahey today welcomed the 22 members of the Fort Wayne Fire Departments 92nd recruit class.

Training began this morning at the Public Safety Academy: Ivy Tech South Campus for the new recruits who will fill vacancies created through anticipated and unanticipated retirements. The additional firefighters will also enhance the fire departments level of service by ensuring four firefighters are on a fire apparatus at all times.

ALLEYWAY ACTIVATION TRANSFORMS DOWNTOWN SPACES

August 2, 2019 -  Several downtown alleys are being transformed into welcoming spaces as part of the City of Fort Waynes Alley Activation project.

The project, funded primarily by an $83,000 grant from the Knight Foundation/Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, will build on the Art this Way alley mural program by enhancing the alleyways located between Berry Street, Washington Boulevard, Harrison Street and Calhoun Street.