In the extended forecast, we are tracking 2 more rounds of arctic air. The first will arrive later Sunday and drop temperatures below zero Monday and Tuesday mornings. The second will be here later Wednesday and drop temperatures below zero Thursday and Friday mornings.
There is another chance for snow along that arctic front Tuesday night.
All of central Indiana is now under a winter storm warning from 7pm Friday through 7pm Saturday. Snowfall potential is 3-6+ inches. We will be tracking this hour by hour for you through Saturday night. Right now we are forecasting the steadiest snow to fall from about midnight through 7am Saturday, with another wave possible during the afternoon. I will have updated timing a little later this afternoon, so stay tuned for updates.
Temperatures will be around 10 degrees early Wednesday and won’t move much throughout the day. It will be windy, with winds WNW 15-25mph. This will bring wind chills down into the range of -5 to -15 during the day Wednesday. There will still be a few bands of snow that will reduce visibility and cause slick roads through Wednesday evening.
Temperatures will fall to near -5 Thursday morning and wind chills will be -10 to -20. Highs on Thursday will only be in the single digits. Temperatures go below zero again on Friday morning and highs on Friday will be near 15 degrees. Both Thursday and Friday will be dry.
We are tracking a developing weather system for the weekend. There are still lots of question marks including type of precipitation, track and temperature. We will keep you updated. Right now we have a wintry mix in the forecast for Saturday and snow chances on Sunday.
By 10pm Monday, temperatures had already fallen into the single digits. The longer the skies stay clear, the lower the temperatures will go. Forecast lows are in the range of 0 to 5 degrees. If the skies stay clear, there will be some cities below zero early Tuesday. Winds won’t be too gusty overnight, but wind chills will still be in the range of 0 to -10.
Highs will rebound into the lower 20s on Tuesday, but another push of arctic air is just around the corner. Highs are only forecast in the single digits on Wednesday and Thursday and morning temperatures will go below zero later this week too. Take precautions from the cold.
A few snow showers are possible on Tuesday and Wednesday too, but only minor accumulations are expected. A slightly more organized weather system is in the weekend forecast. We will keep you updated on snowfall/wintry mix potential.
Another arctic front arrives just in time for Valentine’s Day. This front will trigger more snow showers and falling temperatures. The bursts of steadier snow will be enough to cover the ground and a few slick roads are possible on Saturday. These lake effect snow showers stay in the forecast through Saturday night. As you make your way out for dinner, temperatures will be in the single digits. Another round of gusty winds will accompany the arctic front on Saturday too. Wind chills by Saturday night and early Sunday will be in the range of -10 to -20.
Sunday will be a frigid day, with highs in the teens. This chill is forecast to linger through next week too. We are monitoring a couple of weather systems after the arctic front on Saturday. The latest analysis keeps the accumulating snow out of central Indiana. There is still a chance for a few snow showers on Tuesday and Wednesday. Another round of frigid air is on the way too. By Wednesday and Thursday, lows will be in the single digits and highs only in the teens.
The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a cold and snowy weather pattern over the next 7 days. Temperatures by Friday morning will be in the single digits, with wind chills in the range of 0 to -5. After that frigid start to Friday, there will be a mix of clouds and sun. High temperatures reach the upper 20s. These numbers are about 10 degrees colder than average and even colder air arrives to start the weekend.
Another arctic front arrives on Saturday. This front will trigger more snow showers and falling temperatures. As you make your way out for Valentine’s Day dinner, temperatures will be in the single digits. Another round of gusty winds will accompany the arctic front on Saturday too. Wind chills by Saturday night and early Sunday will be in the range of -10 to -20.
There are more snow chances too. After the snow showers on Saturday, we are monitoring a couple of weather systems for the end of the weekend and early next week. We will keep you updated on timing and how much will fall.
There will be more clouds than sunshine this weekend. There is also the threat for low clouds and fog, as the warmer air moves over the colder ground and snow. Saturday will be dry and right now there is just a chance for a few showers later on Sunday.
Colder air returns early next week, with highs in the 30s on Monday and Tuesday. There is another chance for rain on Wednesday. Even colder air in the forecast for the end of next week, with a few flurries on Thursday.