Big Temperature Changes

The chance for a couple of showers will linger into Thursday, but overall there will be more dry hours than wet hours.  It will still be cool.  We start the day in the lower 40s and highs are only forecast in the lower 60s.

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Sunshine and 72…that’s on the way for Friday.

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It will be even warmer to start the weekend.  We will start the weekend with the Mini Marathon Saturday morning.  If you are running, walking or volunteering be prepared for a fast warm up.  Temperatures will be in the 50s to start the race, but warm into the middle 60s by 9am and into the middle 70s by noon.  Highs on Saturday will reach the lower 80s.

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There will be a chance for rain and storms later in the day Saturday.  Right now there is just a slight chance for a stray shower on Mother’s Day, but most of Sunday looks dry and mild, with highs near 70 degrees.

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Cool With a Few Showers

It has been a chilly day across central Indiana and it will be chilly for your Wednesday evening plans.  There will still be a few showers and the chance for a stray storm.  Any storm that does develop may contain lightning and small hail.

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The chance for a couple of showers will linger into Thursday, but overall there will be more dry hours than wet hours.  It will still be cool.  We start the day in the lower 40s and highs are only forecast in the lower 60s.

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Sunshine and 72…that’s on the way for Friday.

From A Stormy Wednesday to Patchy Frost then 80 Degrees

Wow, our weather pattern will make some big changes over the next couple of days.  Our first concern is Wednesday.  A developing cold front will quickly move into central Indiana early Wednesday morning.  Rain and storms are in the Wednesday forecast.

The best chance for steady rain will be from about 5am to 11am Wednesday, with the cold front.  Watch for some wet roads during the Wednesday morning drive.

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The will be enough cold air and enough instability Wednesday afternoon for hail producing thunderstorms and cold air funnels.  We will keep you updated, as these storms develop.

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We will dry out for the end of the week.  There will be a mix of sun and clouds on Thursday, with only a slight chance for a stray shower.  It will be chilly, with lows in the 30s and highs in the 50s.  Sunshine is in the Friday forecast, with highs near 70 degrees.

The Mini Marathon is Saturday morning.  We are forecasting a start temperature in the lower 50s, but it will warm up quickly.  We will jump about 20 degrees and into the middle 70s by noon.  The high on Saturday will be near 80 degrees.

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We are tracking a chance for storms Saturday evening.  Right now we have Mother’s Day dry and mild, with highs near 70 degrees.

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Wednesday Rain and Storms

There will be a few dry hours this evening and overnight, before a cold arrives early Wednesday with rain and storms.

Our Indianapolis Indians are at Victory Field Tuesday evening.  The first pitch is at 7:05pm, with temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s for the game this evening.

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The best chance for steady rain will be from about 5am to 11am Wednesday, with the cold front.  Watch for some wet roads during the Wednesday morning drive.

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The will be enough cold air and enough instability Wednesday afternoon for hail producing thunderstorms and cold air funnels.  We will keep you updated, as these storms develop.

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We will dry out for the end of the week.  There will be a mix of sun and clouds on Thursday, with only a slight chance for a stray shower.  It will be chilly, with lows in the 30s and highs in the 50s.  Sunshine is in the Friday forecast, with highs near 70 degrees.

Cool and Getting Cooler With More Storm Chances

We are getting a break from our stormy weather pattern.  It will be cloudy and cool Monday night, with a couple of showers possible.  Evening temperatures will be in the middle 50s and overnight lows fall into the upper 40s.

After that cool start, temperatures rebound but only into the lower 60s on Tuesday afternoon.  There will be more clouds than sunshine on Tuesday.  A couple of showers are also possible, with a stray storm possible Tuesday afternoon.

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A stronger weather system arrives on Wednesday.  There will be enough cold air in the upper atmosphere for hail producing thunderstorms on Wednesday.  We will keep you updated, but right now Wednesday will be another stormy day.

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Highs on Wednesday and Thursday will only be in the 50s.  We are forecasting morning temperatures in the 30s for Thursday and Friday.  It will be cold enough for some patchy frost.

Warmer air arrives just in time for Friday and the weekend.

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Weekend Forecast

It will be a dry Friday night, with low temperatures in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Rain chances arrive around sunrise Saturday.  Yes, there is rain in the weekend forecast.  Right now the wettest day will be Saturday this weekend.  Here is the timeline for a rainy and cool Saturday.  Highs will only reach the upper 50s and lower 60, with rain most of the day.

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The steady rain lifts north late Saturday afternoon.  There will a few storms possible Saturday night.

Sunday will be the better of the 2 days this weekend for outdoor plans.  There will still be the chance for a few showers and storms, but it won’t rain all day Sunday.  It will be a bit milder too, with highs 65-70 degrees.

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Friday Forecast and Your Weekend

A tornado touched down Thursday afternoon in eastern Boone county near the Rock Bridge subdivision.  This tornado had winds near 100mph and was on the ground for about a minute, according to the National Weather Service.  It was on the ground long enough to destroy a barn and damage a couple of homes.  There were several funnel cloud reports in Boone county and at least one in Rush and Wayne counties.  We will you updated on the assessment coming from the National Weather Service.  The severe threat is over.

Skies will be partly cloud overnight, with patchy fog possible.  Your Friday forecast includes a mix of clouds and sun.  Highs will be in the middle and upper 60s for most of central Indiana.

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Rain chances return for your weekend.  If we are lucky, we get a couple of dry hours later Saturday.  There is a better chance for a few dry hours on Sunday.  We are forecasting the lower 60s on Saturday and the upper 60s on Sunday.

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Here is an early look at the timeline for rain this weekend, with FutureTrak13.

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Timing Tuesday Storm Chances

After a dry start to the week, we are tracking an unsettled weather pattern for the next several days.  A couple of showers and storms are possible overnight.  There will be a few wet roads for the Tuesday morning commute.

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The better chance for rain and storms will develop Tuesday afternoon and evening.  There is a chance for a strong/severe storm later Tuesday.  We will keep you updated.  Here is the latest timing with FutureTrak13.

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This weather system will stall over central Indiana.  This will mean rain and storm chances continue through Thursday.  Right now we are forecasting to be on the northern part of the boundary and a bit cooler on Wednesday and Thursday.

Weekend Forecast

A few showers will linger across far eastern Indiana through very early Saturday morning.  All of the rain will be gone by sunrise Saturday.  Watch for some low clouds and patchy fog early Saturday and it will be cool, with morning temperatures in the 40s.  The rest of the weekend will be sunny.  Highs will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s on Saturday and near 80 on Sunday.

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Friday Night and Your Weekend Forecast

A few showers and storms developed Friday afternoon.  A few will stay on the radar through about 10pm.  If you have outdoor plans Friday night, don’t cancel them.  The coverage of the rain is not widespread and the best chance for a few showers and storms will be south and east of Indianapolis.  Here is the timeline with FutureTrak13.

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There will be a few low clouds and some fog possible early Saturday morning.  The rest of the weekend will be sunny.  Temperatures will climb from the 40s early Saturday morning to near 60 degrees by noon.  Highs will reach the upper 60s and lower 70s Saturday afternoon.

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Sunday will be sunny and warmer, with highs near 80 degrees.

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A developing weather system across the Plains late this weekend will arrive here next week.  We are forecasting a stormy weather pattern from late Monday through Thursday next week.