FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Measurable rainfall has been hard to find this past week across parts of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
According to the Thursday morning drought monitor, drought conditions have expanded across the Hoosier state but northeast Indiana isn’t seeing any changes.
Approximately 16% of Indiana is in a moderate drought which has increased 13% from the September 17, 2020 drought monitor.
Abnormally dry conditions encompass 75% of the state which is up from 64% reported a week ago.
Drought conditions across the Buckeye state have remained fairly steady.
Approximately 3% of the state is in a moderate drought which hasn’t changed for the past two weeks.
Nearly 18% of the state is classified as abnormally dry which is a 3% increase in 7 days.
The Summit City has received a total of 3.11 inches of rainfall for the month of September.
That puts Fort Wayne at a surplus of 0.94 inches.
There has not been measurable rainfall in the city since September 13, 2020 which was 11 days ago.
The next best chance of rain will be near the second half of the weekend.