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Weather Forecast for Fort Wayne

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Snow, mainly after 2am. Low around 24. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Wednesday

Snow and freezing rain before 10am, then freezing rain likely between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. High near 38. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Wednesday Night

A 40 percent chance of rain before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 41.

Friday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Saturday

A 40 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49.

Saturday Night

Rain. Low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday

A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy.

Sunday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Breezy.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

Fort Wayne News and Events

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR FAIR HOUSING SUMMIT

February 19, 2019 - Registration is now open for the 2019 Fair Housing Summit, which features Kevin Boyle, the author of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.

The Summit is hosted by the City of Fort Waynes Metropolitan Human Relations Commission and Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services and is set for April 18, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd. Breakfast and lunch is provided and there is no charge for the event.

Anyone interested in the event should visit www.fortwaynemetro.org/fhevent. Attendance is limited to the first 200 people.

CITY SEEKS NEW DEVELOPER FOR PRIME RIVERFRONT PROPERTY

February 18, 2019 - The City of Fort Wayne is now seeking a new developer for the prime riverfront property located at the northeast corner of Harrison and Superior streets. The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission approved an economic development agreement to build a mixed-use project with Continental Property Group (CPG), but it appears CPG cannot meet the conditions of that agreement.

The City has met all the terms and conditions of the economic development agreement but unfortunately CPG seems unable to meet their commitments, said Nancy Townsend, executive director of the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission.  I have already heard from other developers who are interested in the site and I look forward to talking with them about creating a project that will will be a great asset to our community.

VINCENT VILLAGE OPENS DOORS OF HOME BUILT WITH CITY HUD FUNDS

February 14, 2019 -Vincent Village hosted an open house today at a new home built with funding from the City of Fort Waynes Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services.

The new home, located in the 2700 block of Lillie Street, is on the Vincent Village campus in the Oxford Neighborhood. A family currently living in one room at Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network will soon move in, making space for another family at the local homeless shelter.

MAYOR HENRY SHARES HOW FORT WAYNE'S FUTURE IS NOW IN ANNUAL STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

February 13, 2019 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today delivered his 12th State of the City address. The theme for this years address was Our Future is Now with an emphasis on the excitement and revitalization being experienced in downtown, record investments in neighborhood infrastructure improvements, and a continued commitment to public safety. The free event was held at the Grand Wayne Center.

The optimism and positive momentum were seeing are clear indications of why Fort Waynes future is now. Never before have I witnessed the confidence and passion about where were headed as a city, said Mayor Henry. I continue to be inspired by the hopes and dreams for Fort Wayne. Today served as an opportunity to highlight our successes and achievements, acknowledge challenges facing our community, and look forward to great days ahead for residents, neighborhoods, and businesses. 

FORT WAYNE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR NEW FIREFIGHTER RECRUIT CLASS TO BEGIN IN AUGUST

February 12, 2019 - Beginning February 15, the FWFD will accept applications for firefighter positions. The Department is seeking qualified applicants, ages 21 35, who will be committed to the public safety of the Fort Wayne community.  Applications will be accepted beginning noon EST on February 15 until 4 p.m. EST March 8, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. Classes will start in August, 2019 and those who graduate will begin employment at their assigned fire station by Christmas, 2019.

MAYOR HENRY HONORED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT EFFORTS

February 7, 2019 - Efforts to protect water resources, clean our rivers and reduce energy costs, earned Mayor Tom Henry national recognition from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). This week, the association presented the 2019 National Environmental Achievement Award for Local Public Service in honor of Mayor Henry.

The award recognizes public officials at the local, state and federal levels of government who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to service in their community and protecting the environment. This year, NACWA honored five public servants with the award, one at the federal level, two state leaders and two local leaders from across the country. 

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS OPEN FOR REGIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK CONFERENCE

February 5, 2019 - Anyone interested in presenting or facilitating a workshop for the upcoming Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) is now invited to submit their workshop proposal to the organizing committee.

This years RNNC is set for September 19-21, 2019 and is hosted by Fort Wayne. The theme is Play in the Fort, with an emphasis on how recreation and social interaction can help transform neighborhoods. 

FORT WAYNE UNITED LATE NIGHT BASKETBALL LEAGUE RETURNS FOR SPRING SESSION

February 5, 2019 The Fort Wayne UNITED Late Night Basketball League will return for its spring session.

The program runs from 8 -11 p.m. each Saturday evening February 16 through March 23. The Fort Wayne UNITED Late Night Basketball League is held at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Sponsors are the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, City of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Police Department, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Papa Johns, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, and Parkview Health.

The league focuses on providing teens and young adults with a positive, structured and safe environment while exposing them to much more than basketball.