Weatherman Jay Walker Dies At 74

By Scott Sarvay
By Daniela Salvador

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    Jay Walker was known for his funny weather phrases, including: "spritzels" "leaky skies" and "snipe nights."

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June 6, 2012 Updated Nov 25, 2013 at 12:49 AM EST

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Long-time weatherman Jay Walker has died.

He would have turned 75 on Monday.

Jay was a fixture at Indiana’s NewsCenter, forecasting weather on 21Alive from 1976 to 2006. In recent years, he helped in the broadcast of the annual Three Rivers Festival Parade.

Jay was a beloved co-worker, known for his "Jayisms:" "spritzels" "leaky skies" and "snipe nights."

The calling for Walker, will be Saturday, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Hockemeyer & Miller funeral home at 6131 St. Joe Road.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Our thoughts are with Jay's wife, Deb, and the rest of his family.

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