By 10pm Tuesday, temperatures were as low as 10 degrees in Bloomington with a wind chill of 2 degrees. Those areas that got a little snow late Monday and early Tuesday will be the coldest on Wednesday morning, with lows near 5 degrees. All of central Indiana will be in the range of 5-10 degrees, with wind chills 0 to -10 degrees. Be prepred for the cold Wednesday morning and Thursday morning. Thursday will actually be the coldest, as temperatures fall into the range of -5 to 5 degrees and wind chills will be even lower. Remember your pets need extra attention when it gets this cold. It is also a good idea to let faucets drip on exterior walls or open cabinet doors to keep the pipes warm.
Highs will be in the 20s on Wednesday, with a mix of sun and clouds. There is also a chance for a few snow showers. We are not expecting any accumulations. That may change by the weekend, as we track a stronger weather system with the potential for accumulating snow later Friday and Saturday. We will keep you updated.
It was nice to some sun today, but it didn’t help temperatures and with clear skies tonight the numbers will fall fast. Forecast lows are in the range 5-10 degrees. Wind chills will be below zero for a frigid start to Wednesday. There will be some snow showers across northern Indiana early on Wednesday. This weak weather system will bring a few snow showers or flurries our way during the day Wednesday. No accumulations are expected. Highs will be in the 20s on Wednesday afternoon.
Thursday morning will be the coldest, with lows -5 to 5 degrees. There will be more sunshine on Thursday, but highs will only be in the teens. Friday will start dry, but it will end with the chance for a wintry mix and snow. This is a still developing storm system and there will be changes to timing and how much snow and ice will fall across central Indiana. We will keep you updated.
The leading edge of light snow is moving into western Indiana late Monday evening. There will be some light snow overnight and there will be minor accumulations. Around Indianapolis, up to an inch of snow is possible. There will be slightly higher totals possible south, but still only 1-2 inches. North of Indianapolis, a dusting – an inch of snow is possible. This is a weak, fast moving weather system. Even a little bit of snow may cause some slick roads overnight and through the morning drive to work and school on Tuesday. Skies will start to clear Tuesday afternoon, but it will be cold with highs in the 20s. A few more flurries or snow showers are possible on Wednesday, but no accumulation is expected. We are expecting a push of arctic air mid-week. Temperatures by early Thursday will be in the single digits. We are tracking a developing weather system for the end of the week and the weekend. Right now this looks like another accumulating snow event and we will keep you upated.
There is a weak, fast moving weather system moving toward central Indiana now. It will be dry this evening, with snow chances arriving around 11pm. The light snow will fall overnight through early Tuesday morning. We are expecting around an inch of snow. It will be a dusting up to an iIt won’t be a lot, but it will be enough for some slick roads through the Tuesday morning commute.
There will be a few snow showers with only minor additional accumulations possible on Wednesday. There will be a stronger storm system arriving later Friday and Saturday. Right now, this one has the potential for more accumulating snow. The Skytrak 13 Weather Team will keep you updated. Be prepared for arctic air this week too. Lows will be in the range of 5-10 degrees Wednesday – Friday and highs are forecast only in the 20s.
Here a few snow totals from our recent winter storm…
Bloomington and Ellesttville: 9″
The winter storm is moving out of central Indiana, but much colder air is headed our way. By 10pm Friday, temperatures had already dropped into the teens and Lafayette. The temperatures will tumble into the range of 8-13 degrees by early Saturday. There will be some slick roads overnight and early Saturday too. Highs on Saturday will only be in the 20s, with a mix of clouds and sun. We are tracking a weak weather system for the end of the weekend. There will be the chance for some light wintry mix or light snow. Any accumulations will be less than an inch. Even colder air arrives for next week, with lows in the single digits Tuesday – Thursday. Highs will be stuck in the teens.
The winter storm will move out of central Indiana tonight. With some evening light snow and an additional inch or so is possible. With temperatures falling into the range of 8-13 degrees, roads might be slick with some re-freezing.
The weekend will start with some sun on Saturday and highs in the 20s. A developing weather system will bring clouds and the chance for a light wintry mix back to central Indiana Sunday afternoon through early Monday. Any accumulations will be minor and less than an inch. We will keep you updated on any changes this weekend. The bigger story will be the coldest air of the season arriving early next week. We are forecasting lows in the single digits and highs in the teens Tuesday through Thursday.
A winter storm warning remains in effect for central Indiana through Saturday at midnight. By late Thursday night, there was already a couple of inches of snow on the ground. Here are a few totals…
Alexandria: 2.5″ Brownsburg: 2.5″ Carmel: 2″ Avon: 2″ Indianapolis: 2″
The snow will continue to fall and there will be 2-4 inches on the ground by sunrise Friday. A few higher totals are possible south. Be prepared for snow covered and slick roads overnight and on Friday. There are already school closings and delays. You can see the complete list here at wthr.com. Snow totals by Friday evening will be 6-9 inches + south of Indianapolis. Around Indianapolis, we are expecting 4-7 inches of snow. The lowest totals will be from Lafayette to Kokomo, where we are expecting 1-3 inches.
We will turn attention from snow to arctic air next week, as we forecast lows in the single digits and highs in the teens.