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Soggy Friday Night and the Weekend Forecast

Posted By · October 10, 2014 at 4:25 pm
Light rain will continue to fall into early Friday evening.  The steadiest will be across the southern half of the state.  If you are going to a high school football game or any outdoor activity, you will need the jacket and maybe the umbrella.  Temperatures will fall into the upper 40s by late Friday evening.

The rain will end overnight, with lows in the lower 40s.  Most of the weekend will be dry and a bit cool.  Expect overnight temperatures in the 4os 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.


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Friday Forecast and the Weekend too

Posted By · October 9, 2014 at 10:09 pm

The Friday forecast includes more clouds and more showers.  The steadiest rain will fall across the southern half of the state.  It will be another cool afternoon with highs in the upper 60s and lower 60s.  Those lower 60s will be north of Indianapolis where there will be less wet weather.  This band of steady rain will start to shift south Friday evening.

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Operation Football is Friday night and if you are going to a high school football game, it will be cool and in the 50s.  We are forecasting rain chances south of Indianapolis, but drier weather north.


The weekend forecast includes high temperatures in the 60s.  Saturday will be the drier day, with rain chances returning later Sunday.  We are tracking strong storm system for early next week.  This system will bring the threat for storms and heavy rain.  Stay tuned for updates.


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Rain Chances Return Thursday

Posted By · October 8, 2014 at 10:03 pm
We got a break from the wet weather, but it was only a one day break.  Clouds will increase overnight, as the next rain producing weather system moves our way.
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With increasing clouds, temperatures will drop into the upper 40s Wednesday night.  There will be more clouds than sun on Thursday, with highs only in the range of 55-60 degrees.  Scattered showers are possible all day.
This unsettled weather pattern will linger into Friday.  It won’t be a heavy all-day rain either day, but keep the umbrellas handy on Thursday and Friday.  Highs on Friday will again only be in the range of 55-60 degrees.  This is a tricky weather system.  It is tricky due to the uncertainty of the heavy rain band.  Some of the latest analysis keeps that heavier band across the southern half of Indiana.  The position may still fluctuate a bit and the forecast for Friday and Saturday depend on the position of the system.  The farther south…the drier we will be.  We will keep you updated.
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Right now the weekend forecast includes rain chances too, with highs in the lower 60s on Saturday and in the middle 60s on Sunday.  Right now the better chance for rain will be on Sunday.
Our weather pattern goes from a few showers to stormy, with heavy rain potential early next week.  Monday and Tuesday will be stormy days across central Indiana with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.
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Soggy Now but Sunshine in the Wednesday Forecast

Posted By · October 7, 2014 at 3:01 pm

It will be soggy at times through Tuesday evening.  A few storms may contain heavy rain, lightning and small hail.  The weather pattern will dry out and clear out later Tuesday evening.

With clear skies in the forecast Tuesday night and early Wednesday, you will be able to view the total lunar eclipse.  It will be partial around 4am, with totality 6:24-7:24 Wednesday morning.

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It will be a cool start to Wednesday, with morning temperatures in the 40s.  If you like sunshine, Wednesday will be your day and the best day of the next 7.  Expect sunny skies and highs in the range of 65-70 degrees on Wednesday afternoon.

Rain chances return on Thursday and will linger through the weekend.  We are still analyzing the latest data to determine the timing for the rain.  Here is the latest with Futuretrak13.  We have the best chance for steady rain in the forecast for later Thursday, Thursday night and early Friday.

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The weather system bringing the rain chances back to central Indiana will stall along the Ohio River this weekend.  This means it will be close enough for clouds and a few showers.  There will be more dry hours on Saturday compared to Sunday.  We will keep you updated on exact timing, as you make weekend plans.  Highs will be in the 60s this weekend.



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Timing More Rain in the Tuesday Forecast

Posted By · October 6, 2014 at 10:13 pm
Keep the umbrellas handy this week.  The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking several rounds of rain and storms.
The round of storms Monday evening produced heavy rain, lightning and small hail.  Skies are partly cloudy late Monday evening and overnight lows will be in the range of 45-50 degrees.  Clouds will increase again toward sunrise and a few showers are possible to start the day.  Highs are forecast in the 60s.

There will be a couple of rounds or rain and a few storms on Tuesday too.  We are forecasting one in the morning and another later in the day.  Here is the latest timing with Futuretrak13.

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The dry day this week will be Wednesday, with sunshine and highs in the 60s.

Another round of rain and storms arrives on Thursday and will linger into at least early Friday.  highs temperatures will be in the lower 60s for the end of the week.

Right now we have Saturday dry, with rain chances returning on Sunday.


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From highs in the 80s to lows in the 30s, we are tracking the 40 degree temperature drop.   The widespread heavier rain has moved east, but there is another band of showers moving toward central Indiana for Friday evening.  The chance for a few showers will last through about 11pm, then skies will clear.


The cooler air is here and it will last through the weekend.  Temperatures overnight will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s.


Saturday will start with a few hours of sunshine, but clouds will quickly build by mid to late morning.  Scattered showers will develop too.  Highs on Saturday will only be near 50 degrees.  It will feel colder than that 50 degrees, with winds W 15-25 mph.


Patchy frost is possible on Sunday morning, with lows in the lower and middle 30s.  Expect morning sunshine to give way to more clouds on Sunday afternoon.  A spotty shower is possible again, but the showers won’t be as numerous as Saturday.  Highs on Sunday will be in the middle and upper 50s.

60s return early next week and 70s are back for Thursday and Friday.  We stay in an active weather pattern, with rain chances late Monday and early Tuesday and again late Thursday and Friday.


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Dry Until Thursday and Still Mild For Now

Posted By · September 30, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Cooler air has made its way into central Indiana.  Temperatures across the northern two-thirds of the state are only in the 60s and lower 70s.  This cool air has not made its way into the southern part of the state.  Temperatures are still near 80 degrees in Bedford, Seymour and North Vernon.  This warmer air will move back north for Wednesday and Thursday, before a bigger storm system dramatically changes our weather pattern later this week.

Temperatures overnight will be in the range of 45-50 degrees.  Patchy fog is possible early Wednesday.  Wednesday will be dry, with highs in the range of 75-80 degrees.


Highs on Thursday will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s.  Rain chances arrive on Thursday.  The heaviest rain will fall Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.  A few storms are possible too.   Here is the latest timing for rain and storms later Thursday through Friday morning.  We will keep you updated on any and all changes to the timing of the rain later this week with FutureTrak13.



The rain and storms are associated with a cold front and there is more cold air on the way.  Temperatures will only be in the 60s, with lingering rain on Friday.

Saturday will be damp and cool, with highs only in the 50s.  Expect a mix of clouds and sun on Sunday, with highs only in the upper 50s and lower 60s.  A few more showers may develop later Sunday and rain chances are in the forecast on Monday.

This cool and unsettled weather patter will linger through next week.


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Weekend Forecast Feels Like Summer

Posted By · September 26, 2014 at 4:18 pm

The average high drops to 73 degrees this weekend, but high temperatures will be almost 10 degrees warmer.

The warm-up will continue across central Indiana, with lows in the 50s and highs near 80 degrees for the next several days.
It will be mild for high school football tonight.  It will be warm for college football on Saturday.  IU, Purdue and Butler are at home.

Skies will be mostly clear overnight, with lows in the range of 50-55 degrees.  Expect a mix of sun and clouds this weekend, with highs near 80s.

This dry and warm stretch of weather will last through the middle part of next week.

We are noticing a change in the weather pattern, but the latest analysis holds off any rain chances until maybe late Thursday and Friday next week.  We will keep you updated on those rain chances and the potential cooler air to follow.  Have a great weekend.


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