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30

The Warm Up Continues and Rain Chances Later

Posted By · March 30, 2015 at 10:21 pm
The high temperature on Monday was 60 degrees and this just the beginning of a warm weather pattern that will impact central Indiana through Thursday.  Expect partly cloudy and breezy conditions tonight.  Evening temperatures will be in the 50s with winds SW 10-20 mph.  We are forecasting overnight temperatures in the 40s.
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Highs will be in the 60s on Tuesday and Wednesday.  70s are in the forecast Thursday, but Thursday will be the beginning of a weather pattern change.  Rain and storm chances return on Thursday.
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Rain chances will linger into Friday.  Cooler air returns for the end of the week too.  Highs will fall back into the 50s for Friday and Saturday.  We will near 60 degrees with some sun on Easter Sunday.
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Mar
27

Weekend Forecast

Posted By · March 27, 2015 at 4:06 pm
The weekend is almost here and it will start cold.  There will be a few lingering flurries and snow showers Friday evening, but skies will clear and temperatures will drop overnight into the upper teens and lower 20s.

It will be near record cold Saturday morning.  The record is 16 in 1934 and we are forecasting 17 degrees.  There is some good news in the Saturday forecast.  It will be a sunny day.  The bad news is temperatures will only be in the upper 30s and lower 40s for highs and about 15 degrees colder than average.

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Milder air starts to arrive toward the end of the weekend, with highs nearing 50 degrees on Sunday.  There is a chance for a few afternoon and evening showers on Sunday.  Here is the timeline for that chance for rain on Sunday with FutureTrak13.

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Warmer air arrives next week, with highs in the 60s Tuesday through Thursday.  We will be dry on Monday and Tuesday, with rain and storm chances returning later Wednesday and Thursday.

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Mar
25

From Spring Storms to Spring Snow

Posted By · March 25, 2015 at 10:46 pm
Deadly tornadoes tore across parts of Oklahoma Wednesday evening.  Part of that same weather system is moving our way overnight.  We are not forecasting severe weather.  Central Indiana never made it into the warm and unstable part of this developing storm system and that is good news.  There will still be rain and a few storms possible overnight and early Thursday.  Here is the latest timeline with FutreTrak13.
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We are timing the best chance for rain and storms from about 1am to 8am Thursday.  Colder air will move into central Indiana and the rain will mix with snow north of Indianapolis around sunrise.  We that line of snow develops, a quick inch or so will be possible.  We will be watching Peru, Kokomo, Marion and Tipton for some of that snow early Thursday.
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The steady rain and snow will end by early afternoon.  It will be a cooler day with temperatures in the 30s and 40s.
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This chill will last through the start of the weekend.  We are forecasting highs only in the 30s on Friday and Saturday.  There will be a mix of sun and clouds and a few snow showers on Friday.  Skies will be mostly sunny on Saturday.
We will end the weekend, with mild air returning to central Indiana.  Highs will be near 50 degrees on Sunday.  There is a chance for a few showers later Sunday into Monday.  60s are back by Tuesday of next week.
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Mar
25

2 Rounds of Rain and Storms

Posted By · March 25, 2015 at 12:12 am
The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking an active weather pattern over the next couple of days.  The first of 2 rounds of rain and storms will move through central Indiana late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.  The latest timing has the heaviest rain falling from about 1am through 8am.  There will heavy rain, lightning and gusty winds possible with a few storms.  Here is the timeline with FutureTrak 13.
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We will have lots of dry hours on Wednesday, with highs in the range of 65-70 degrees.  We are also tracking another rain and storms late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.  Some of the storms over the next couple of days will have heavy rain, gusty winds and lightning.  Here is the timing for round 2 Wednesday night and early Thursday.
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Cooler air returns for the end of the week.  There will be lingering showers on Thursday, with highs in the 40s.  A few snow showers are possible on Friday, with highs only in the 30s.
The weekend will start dry, with some sun.  It will be chilly, with highs in the upper 30s and lower 40s on Saturday.  Milder air returns on Sunday, with highs in the 50s.
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Mar
23

From Spring Snow to Storms and Near 70 Degrees

Posted By · March 23, 2015 at 10:17 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking an unsettled weather pattern through the end of the week.  Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with scattered showers and highs in the range of 45-50 degrees.

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There will be a couple of rounds of rain and storms too.  The first will be Tuesday night through early Wednesday.  The second round will be Wednesday night through early Thursday.  Heavy rain and gusty winds will be possible with both rounds of storms.

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We do expect some dry hours during the day Wednesday and we will be in the warm sector of this active weather pattern.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the range of 65-70 degrees.

More cold air arrives on Thursday and Friday, as highs fall back into the 40s.  A few more snow showers are possible on Friday.

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Mar
20

Weekend Forecast and Spring Begins

Posted By · March 20, 2015 at 4:16 pm

Skies will slowly clear Friday night, with overnight temperatures falling into the middle and upper 30s.  Where the skies clear first, there might be a few patches of early morning fog on Saturday.  Saturday is the first full day of Spring.  Spring arrives Friday night at 6:45.

It will feel like Spring on Saturday, with some sun and highs in the 60s.

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Slightly cooler air arrives on Sunday.  We still have lots of sun in the forecast for Sunday, but high temperatures will dip back into the lower and middle 50s.

There are more temperature ups and downs in the 7day forecast.  Monday will be a down day, with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the lower 40s.  Temperatures rebound into the 50s on Tuesday and into the 60s on Wednesday.

We are tracking a developing weather system that will bring rain chances to central Indiana Tuesday night.  Rain and a few storms are in the forecast for Wednesday and may linger into early Thursday.  We end next week with another round of colder air on Friday.  Lows will be near 30 and highs only near 40.  A few flurries are possible too.n  Stay tuned for updates and have a great weekend.

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Mar
19

Friday Forecast and a Weekend Preview

Posted By · March 19, 2015 at 10:28 pm

The rain continued to fall late Thursday evening.  The light rain is forecast to end around sunrise.  There might be a few wet roads for the Friday morning drive, with temperatures in the lower 40s.  Futuretrak13 shows the timeline for the rain to end and the skies to clear.

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It will be a cloudy start, but a sunny finish to Friday.  Temperatures will be in the 4os through noon, but with enough sunshine highs are forecast in the lower and middle 50s.

Spring officially begins Friday at 6:45pm and it will feel like it as we start the weekend.  The Saturday forecast is sunny and warmer, with highs in the 60s.  The weekend will end with sunshine, but Sunday will be a bit cooler with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  There is another round of cold air set to arrive Sunday night into Monday.  There will also be a few showers on Monday.  There is another chance for rain and maybe a few storms on Wednesday.

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Mar
19

Rain Tonight and Spring Like to Start the Weekend

Posted By · March 19, 2015 at 4:23 pm
Remember there will be another tornado drill this evening at 7:35pm.  This will just be a drill and it is a great time to practice with your family what you would do during severe weather.  We are not forecasting severe weather tonight, but there will be some light rain.  Here is the timing with FutureTrak13.
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The chance for rain will linger through early Friday morning.  Morning temperatures will be in the range of 40-45 degrees with cloudy skies.  We are expecting the clouds to clear and temperatures to warm into the lower and middle 50s on Friday afternoon.  Spring begins Friday at 6:45pm.

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It will feel like Spring to start the weekend, with sunshine and highs in the 60s on Saturday.

Temperatures will drop back into the 50s for highs on Sunday, but the coolest air arrives Sunday night into Monday.  Highs on Monday will only be in the lower 40s.  There is a chance for a few showers on Monday too.  We have Tuesday dry and near 50 degrees.

There will be a Wednesday warm-up, with highs in the 60s.  There is also the chance for rain and storms on Wednesday.  Another temperature drop arrives on Thursday.  There continue to be lots of ups and downs in the 7 day forecast.

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