A frost advisory is in effect for 4am-9am Thursday. Skies will be clearer longer overnight and temperatures will fall into the range of 34-38 degrees, so frost is expected to be more widespread.
Thursday will start chilly and sunny, but end with increasing clouds. High temperatures will be in the range of 55-60 degrees.
The clouds are associated with a weak weather system that will move over central Indiana Thursday night and early Friday. There will be clouds and the a couple of showers, mainly early Friday morning. Friday afternoon will be dry, with some sun and highs in the lower 60s.
A warm-up is still in the forecast for the weekend. The latest analysis has the warmest day on Saturday. We are forecasting highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s on Saturday, with mostly sunny skies. Sunday will be sunny too, with highs 65-70 degrees.
We are back into the upper 60s and lower 70s on Monday, before storm chances arrive on Tuesday.
The lingering clouds late Tuesday will clear, as the weather system that brought clouds and a few showers to central Indiana finally moves east. The core of a cool air mass is the weather concern overnight. Forecast lows are in the middle and upper 30s. It will be cold enough for some patchy frost early Wednesday.
Sunshine is in the Wednesday forecast, with highs in the middle and upper 50s. These numbers are still 8-10 degrees cooler than average, but the SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a warm-up for the rest of the week. Highs will be near 60 on Thursday and in the lower 60s on Friday.
Sunshine on Thursday will give way to a few clouds Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. These clouds will be associated with a weak weather system that will pass just to our north.
More sunshine and a milder weather pattern arrive for the weekend, with highs in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees. Our next best chance for rain isn’t until Tuesday of next week.
The SkyTrak13 Weather Team has frost and 70 degrees in the 7 day forecast. The frost will come first.
There will be enough clouds Monday night to keep low temperatures up a bit and in the lower and middle 40s. There will be more clouds than sunshine on Tuesday, with highs only in the 50s. A few showers are still possible on Tuesday.
As the skies clear Tuesday night and the core of the cool air mass is over central Indiana, frost will be possible Wednesday morning. Temperatures will be in the 30s both Wednesday and Thursday mornings. More sunshine is in the forecast too, but it will stay cool through Thursday with highs in the range of 55-60 degrees.
A milder weather pattern arrives for Friday and the weekend, with highs in the 60s. Temperatures will near 70 degrees by Sunday.
After some morning sunshine, clouds have increased Sunday afternoon. This mostly cloudy trend will continue Sunday night. With cloudy skies in the forecast Sunday night, it won’t be as chilly overnight. We are forecasting lows in the middle 40s.
The clouds are associated with a weak weather system that will bring the chance for a few showers to central Indiana on Monday. Scattered showers are in the Monday forecast, with highs near 60 degrees.
This weather system will start to move east on Tuesday. Clouds will linger on Tuesday and it will be a cool day, with highs in the upper 50s.
Patchy frost is possible on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, with low temperatures forecast in the middle and upper 30s. Highs on Wednesday and Thursday will only be in the range of 55-60 degrees, but a milder change is on thye way for the rest of the week.
Highs will be in the 60s, with sunshine on Friday and Saturday and near 70 on Sunday.
It will be a cooler weekend, with clouds and a few showers possible late Friday night and Saturday. Highs on Saturday will only be in the range of 50-55 degrees.
Skies will clear Saturday night and the core of a cooler air mass will be over central Indiana. Frost is possible on Sunday morning. Expect mostly sunny skies on Sunday, with highs 55-60 degrees.
Next week will kick-off with a few showers on Monday and the chance for a few lingering showers on Tuesday. Another round of cool air is in the forecast for the middle part of next week. This will mean morning temperatures in the 30s Wednesday through Friday. Highs will be in the 50s for much of next week and about 10 degrees cooler than average. The rain chances end on Tuesday and the rest of the week will be dry and cool.
The SkyTrak13 Weather Team tracked a developing storm system into central Indiana on Monday evening. That system prompted a tornado watch. The strongest cell moved over the city of Bedford with winds estimated 40-60mph and there were reports of power lines down. The threats overnight and into early Tuesday will be heavy rain and the potential for some lowland flooding. The rain will continue to fall through the Tuesday morning commute. If you commute to work or school before there is enough daylight, be extra careful. It will be even more difficult to see how deep the water is and it is always a good idea not to drive over any road that has water over it.
This weather system will keep our weather pattern unsettled through the middle part of the week. There will be lingering pockets of heavy rain on Tuesday and the threat for a few stronger cells too. The main risk for severe weather is to our SW, but we will watch it closely for changes.
Temperatures will be in the 60s on Tuesday. Wednesday will be cloudy and cool, with a few showers. Highs will only be in the 50s on Wednesday. A few lingering showers are possible into Thursday, before drier weather arrives for the end of the week and the weekend.
The steady rain is coming to an end late Friday evening and there will be more dry hours than wet hours this weekend. The weekend will be a bit cool, with lows in the 40s and highs in the 60s.
There will be a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday and more clouds are in the Sunday forecast. A stray shower can’t be ruled out on Sunday, but it won’t rain all day.
Our next big storm system arrives later Sunday night and will linger through at least Tuesday. There will be storms possible and the threat for heavy rain.
There is a good deal of uncertainty in the extended outlook. We have the end of next week dry, with highs in the 60s. That could change in a couple of ways. If the storm system lingers, so will rain chances and the cooler air. If the system moves out, it will be dry and mild. We will keep you updated on any and all updates. Have a great weekend.