FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The region saw light snow Wednesday and it collected on cold surfaces such as vehicles and the grass.
It’s April so the snow should be over, right?
Believe it or not, accumulating snowfall in April is actually more common than you think in northeastern Indiana.
The weather records for Fort Wayne date back well over 100 years and the average latest date for measurable snowfall is April 3.
Get this, late season measurable snowfall has been observed in April over 60 different years!
You might remember the highest snowfall total in the month of April.
That happened on April 6, 1994 where a whopping 6 inches of snow fell on the city.
The highest late April snowfall was 4.7 inches on April, 21 1924.
The most snowfall ever observed in May was 1.1 inches on May 9, 1932.
The latest snowfall ever recorded in Fort Wayne was 0.3 inches on May 10, 1945.
Fort Wayne won’t bust the 6 inch snowfall total of 1994 but Friday will be a snowy day.
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