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Milder Changes on the Way

Posted By · October 3, 2015 at 5:41 pm
It is cloudy and cool, with temperatures only in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  There are also a few lingering showers.  There will be a few showers possible through late Saturday night and early Sunday.
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There will be a significant change in the weather from Saturday to Sunday across central Indiana.  Temperatures on Saturday were stuck in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  It was cloudy with showers too.  We are forecasting morning clouds and afternoon sunshine on Sunday, with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.  Remember to come say hi, if you are going to the Colts game on Sunday.  We will just across the street from Lucas Oil Stadium collecting coats for Coats For Kids.
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What is causing this significant change?  The upper level weather system to our SE that brought us the clouds and rain will push far enough away for some sun and the return of milder air.

This is the beginning of a sunny and 75 degree temperature trend that will last through much of next week.


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Weekend Forecast 50s and Rain to Near 70

Posted By · October 2, 2015 at 4:11 pm
It has been a mostly cloudy and windy Friday across central Indiana.  Your Friday night will also be chilly and windy, with a few showers.  We are forecasting an area of light rain to move across central Indiana this evening.  If you are going to a high school football game, take the jacket and the rain gear.
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The Saturday forecast is mostly cloudy, windy and chilly with a few more showers.  Highs on Saturday will only be in the middle and upper 50s.  Everyone will have to dodge a few showers on Saturday, but the best chance for a steadier light rain will be across the eastern half of the state.  This area is closer to the upper level weather system that is pulling back moisture our way from the East Coast.  It is a good idea to prepare for 50s and rain chances if you are going to either football game at Ball State or IU.

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Speaking of the East Coast, that upper level weather system, a slow moving front and moisture from Hurricane Joaquin will all contribute to a significant flooding threat this weekend.  The Carolinas are forecast to be the hardest hit.

Our weekend will end with a mix of clouds and sun.  Sunday won’t be as chilly, as we forecast highs in the range of 65-70 degrees.  Remember we will be collecting coats and cash donations for Coats For Kids before the Colts game on Sunday.  We hope to see you there.


The forecast for next week is dry and mild, with highs in the 70s.


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Weekend Weather Pattern Changes

Posted By · September 25, 2015 at 4:25 pm

Friday was the 4th 80 degree day in a row.  This week has been mainly sunny and warm, but there are changes on the way for the weekend.

Clouds will continue to increase Friday evening, but it will be dry and mild for Operation Football.  Remember to send us your pictures from the high school football games using #OPFB.

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The clouds are associated with a developing weather system to our SE.  That system will actually drift NW and bring us clouds and a slight chance for a stray shower Saturday and Sunday.  With more clouds in the forecast, it won’t be as warm.  We are forecasting cloudy and 73 on Saturday and mostly cloudy and 76 on Sunday.

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Here is a look at the weather system with FutureTrak13.

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This same weather system will bring some clouds to Nashville, Tennessee.  Our Colts take on the Titans on Sunday at 1pm.


80 degree warmth returns for Monday and Tuesday next week.  We are tracking another weather system for Wednesday and Thursday.  This system looks like it will bring us a better chance for rain.  We will keep you updated.

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Fall Begins Wednesday and Warm

Posted By · September 22, 2015 at 4:11 pm

Fall begins at 4:21am on Wednesday, but it will feel more like Summer.

It will be clear and mild Tuesday evening, with temperatures in the 70s through 8pm.  Clear and cool describes early Wednesday, with morning temperatures near 50 degrees.


Our first Fall afternoon will be warm, with highs in the lower 80s.  This 80 degree warmth will last through the weekend.  We are forecasting lots of sunshine too.


Right now there isn’t any significant weather pattern change until the middle part of next week.  This means cool mornings with sunny and warm afternoons.


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Sunny Streak Continues but a Few Changes on the Way

Posted By · September 16, 2015 at 4:26 pm

Our sunny streak continues and it will through Thursday.

It will be another clear and mild evening, with temperatures in the 70s through sunset.    It will be clear and cool overnight, as temperatures fall into the middle and upper 50s.  Thursday will be sunny and warm.  Forecast highs on Thursday and Friday are in the middle 80s.


By the way, our Indianapolis Indians only need 3,270 fans on Thursday night for the playoff game to break the all time attendance record.  It will be a great night for baseball at Victory Field.

There will be a weather pattern change arriving for Friday and the weekend.  There will be more clouds on Friday, as a weather system arrives.  That system will bring the chance for a few showers and storms to the area on Friday.  Right now we are tracking that best chance for rain across the northern part of the state, with the leading edge of this weather system.  Here is the latest timing with FutureTrak13.  There will be some adjustments to timing and coverage, so stay tuned for updates.



That weather system brings all of central Indiana the chance for rain late Friday night through early Saturday.  Rain will end around midday Saturday and skies will gradually clear.  Highs will be in the middle and upper 70s on Saturday.

The end of the weekend will be cooler, with highs only in the lower 70s with some sun on Sunday.


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Warming Back Up This Week

Posted By · September 14, 2015 at 4:14 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking warmer air for the rest of the week.  80 degree warmth returns on Tuesday and will last through Friday.

Your Monday evening will be clear and mild, with evening temperatures in the 70s.  It will be cool again overnight, with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Kids may need a jacket at the bus stop on Tuesday morning, but hopefully you didn’t put away the shorts.  Highs will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s on Tuesday afternoon.


80 degree warmth and sunshine are in the forecast through Friday.  We do expect a few clouds to enter the picture on Friday and there is a chance for Friday night showers and storms.  Scattered showers and storms are possible on Saturday, with highs in the 70s.  The weekend will end with sunshine and 76 on Sunday.

We will be fine tuning the timing for those rain chances late Friday night and Saturday, so stay tuned for updates.


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Friday Night Rain and Your Weekend Forecast

Posted By · September 11, 2015 at 4:21 pm
Light rain will continue to fall across central Indiana through early Friday evening.  We don’t expect lightning delays like last week for high school football, but we do expect a few showers and temperatures in the 60s.
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The steadiest light rain will end around 7pm and there will just be a few spotty showers left overnight.  Temperatures will fall into the lower 50s early Saturday.

There are lots of festivals and football on Saturday:  Penrod Arts Fair at the IMA, Tipton county Pork Festival, Zionsville Fall Festival, The French Market in Indianapolis, The Pendleton Fall Festival in Madison County and I could go on…Our own Chuck Lofton will be at the Heart Walk and 5K run on Saturday morning at White River State Park.  Purdue is home for a noon kickoff and IU is home for an 8pm kickoff.  Be prepared for the cooler weather and a few showers for these outdoor events.

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Saturday will be mostly cloudy and cool, with highs in the 60s.  A few showers are possible too.  Saturday night skies will clear and temperatures will fall into the 40s.  It stays cool on Sunday, with a mix of sun and clouds and highs near 70s.

Milder air is back in the forecast with sunshine for most of next week.


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Cooler Air on the Way with Some Showers Too

Posted By · September 10, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Today will be the last warm day for awhile.  The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a complex of storms across Illinois that is forecast to fall apart before it reaches central Indiana.  We will watch it closely this evening.

Skies will be partly cloudy overnight, with lows in the middle and upper 50s.  The Friday forecast includes mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers.  Highs will only be in the lower and middle 70s.  If you are going to a high school football game on Friday evening, be prepared for a few showers.

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Here is the hour by hour timeline for rain chances with FutureTrak13.

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Scattered showers are in the Saturday forecast too with highs only in the 60s.

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It won’t rain all day and the weather will be nice and cool for a run or walk early Saturday.  Join our Chuck Lofton for the Heart Walk and 5K run on Saturday morning at White River State Park.  Morning temperatures will be in the 50s.



The weekend will end with some sun, but still cool.  Morning temperatures will be the 40s on Sunday, with highs near 70 degrees.

A slow warming trend is in the forecast for next week, with plenty of sunshine.  Our next 80 degree day will be Wednesday.


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