FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The system that brought heavy rain to areas along and south of US 24 Tuesday night is not part of the drought monitor data this week.
Before Tuesday, some beneficial rain fell across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
With that being said, there have been minor improvements for Indiana.
Approximately 43% of Indiana is in a moderate drought which has decreased from 57% from the October 15, 2020 drought monitor.
Abnormally dry conditions encompass 91% of the state which has not changed in the past week.
In Ohio, improvements have been made.
Approximately 4% of the state is in a moderate drought which is down from 6% from last week..
Nearly 28% of the state is classified as abnormally dry which is down from 56% from just a week ago.
Fort Wayne has received a total of 2.74 inches of rainfall for the month of October.
The Summit City is at a rainfall surplus of 0.77 inches.
The city has picked up a total of 31.26 inches since January 1 which is a deficit of 0.35 inches.
On Friday, October 16, 2020, the growing season officially ended.