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21

More Heat and More Storms

Posted By · August 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm

After a round of storms with heavy rain earlier today, central Indiana is getting a bit of a break from the wet weather.  Most of the storms now are to our north and west.  There is still the chance for a few storms tonight, as this complex of storms is forecast to move south.  If it holds together, it will have a local impact later this evening and early Friday morning.

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It will be a warm and muggy night.  Patchy fog is possible too.

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HIGHS THURSDAY DEWPOINTS

High heat, high humidity and storm chances stay in the forecast through the weekend.

Scattered storms are possible overnight and on Friday.  These storms chances are similar to the last several days.  This means it won’t rain all day, but there will be complexes of rain and storms that may impact your outdoor plans.

Another weather impact will be the heat.  The high heat and high humidity will mean heat index values or feels like temperatures near 100 degrees for Friday and the weekend.  Please take precautions from the heat.

Forecast lows are only in the lower 70s and highs will be near 90 degrees Friday through the weekend.  This heat and unsettled weather pattern is forecast to last through the middle part of next week.

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Aug
20

Scattered Storms and 90 Degree Heat

Posted By · August 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm

We have already had another round of rain and storms.  This round on Wednesday afternoon was mainly across the southern half of the state.  This latest complex of storms will move east Wednesday evening and there will be just a chance for  a storm Wednesday night.

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It will be warm and humid overnight with lows in the range of 65-70 degrees.  Similar to the last several nights, patchy fog is possible.  Some of that fog will reduce visibilities through early Thursday morning.

AFTERNOON PLANNER HIGHS THURSDAY

Keep the umbrella handy for Thursday and Friday.  There will be scattered showers and storms both days, with highs in the range of 85-90 degrees.  Here is the timing of storm chances through Friday with FutureTrak13.  Keep in mind, there will be some adjustments to the timing as we get new information on our unsettled weather pattern.

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Our best chance for our first 90 degree days of the season arrives this weekend.  We have 90 degrees in the forecast on Friday, but if we get storms we may miss it.  We have 92 degrees in the forecast for Saturday through Monday.  It will be a hot and humid stretch of weather.

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Aug
19

Hot and Humid with Scattered Storms

Posted By · August 19, 2014 at 7:39 pm
Scattered storms are in the forecast for Tuesday evening.  Overnight temperatures will fall into the upper 60s and lower 70s, with some fog developing late.Wednesday will start with patchy dense fog.

Much of Wednesday will be just hot and humid with highs in the mid to upper 80s.  A day of sunshine will allow instability to build and possibly help trigger isolated storms late in the day.

AFTERNOON PLANNER HIGHS THURSDAY
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The better chance for storms will arrive later Wednesday night and linger through Thursday.  Scattered storms and highs in the upper 80s are in the forecast for Thursday.

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A few more storms are possible on Friday, with highs near 90 degrees.

If we miss 90 on Friday, we will get there this weekend.  Most of the weekend will be dry, hot and humid.

7fsy

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Aug
18

Warm and Humid with Daily Storm Chances

Posted By · August 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm

The weather pattern won’t change much over the next several days.  It will be warm and humid, with the chance for a few storms.  Right now we are timing the better storm chances for Thursday and Friday, but there will be a daily rain chance.

It will be partly cloudy, with more patchy fog overnight.  Low temperatures will be in the range of 65-70 degrees.  Expect a mix of sun and clouds on Tuesday, with highs in the middle 80s.  There is a chance for a few storms later in the day.  Wednesday will be almost a repeat, with highs in the middle and upper 80s and a late day storm chances.

AFTERNOON PLANNER HIGHS

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Scattered storms are in the forecast for Thursday and Friday, as the higher heat and humidity continue.

Highs will be in the range of 85-90 degrees Thursday through the weekend.

7fsy

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Aug
16

Sunday Rain Chances and More Next Week

Posted By · August 16, 2014 at 4:36 pm
The weekend will end just like it started, with scattered showers and a few storms.

The Saturday night forecast includes scattered areas of rain, with low temperatures in the lower and middle 60s.

If you have outdoor plans on Sunday, remember to check Live Doppler 13 Radar first.  You can do this at WTHR.com or on the SkyTrak 13 weather app from you phone.  Similar to Saturday, there will be scattered areas of rain.  These will be difficult to time exactly and difficult to say exactly where they develop.  Scattered is the best way to describe the rain chances for Sunday.  This means there will be a few dry hours too.  Highs are forecast in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

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Here is the latest timing with FutureTrak13 .

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This warm and humid and unsettled weather pattern will linger through much of next week.  We do expect temperatures to warm into the middle and upper 80s starting Tuesday.  There will also be daily rain chances.

7fsy

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Aug
15

Latest Timing On Weekend Rain Chances

Posted By · August 15, 2014 at 11:03 pm

Here is the latest timing on Saturday rain chances with FutureTrak13.  The band of rain will start to fall apart as it moves into western Indiana early Saturday morning.  There will be more clouds than sun, but there should only be a few spotty areas of rain on Saturday.  There is a better chance for showers and storms on Sunday.

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Aug
15

Timing Weekend Rain Chances

Posted By · August 15, 2014 at 4:14 pm

The Friday night forecast is dry, with increasing clouds.  Due to the clouds arriving, it won’t be nearly as cool overnight.  Forecast lows are in the range of 55-60 degrees.

The clouds are associated with a developing weather system that will bring rain chances to the central Indiana this weekend.  There will be some dry hours, so the best advice before outdoor plans is to check Live Doppler 13 Radar.  Remember you can check this on the go by downloading the SkyTrak 13 Weather app.

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With more clouds than sun in the Saturday forecast, highs will be near 80 degrees.  We are forecasting the main line of rain to fall apart as it gets closer to central Indiana between 7am and noon on Saturday.  A stray shower or storm is possible on Saturday, but the better chance for scattered storms is in the Sunday forecast.  Highs will be in the lower 80s on Sunday afternoon.

Here is a detailed look with FutureTrak13 timing the rain chances this weekend.

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This warmer and more humid and more unsettled weather pattern will last through much of next week.  This means highs in the 80s and daily rain chances in the SkyTrak 13 7 day forecast.

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Stay with the SkyTrak13 Weather Team for the latest on the timing of weekend rain chances.

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Aug
14

Friday Forecast and Weekend Rain Chances

Posted By · August 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm

The coolest morning of the week is on the way for Friday morning, with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s.

The weak weather system that triggered a few showers north of Indianapolis later Thursday is moving across the southern half of the state now.  A couple of showers will be possible this evening south of Indianapolis.  This weather system has a reinforcing shot of cooler air behind it.

After the cool start to Friday, expect a mix of sun and clouds.  High temperatures will again be in the range of 75-80 degrees and again about 5-10 degrees cooler than average.

LOWS event HIGHS

If you are ready for it to feel more like August, you get your wish this weekend.  Highs will warm back into the lower and middle 80s.  Higher heat and humidity are in the forecast for the weekend and early next week.

Along with the higher heat and huimidity, our weather pattern will become a bit unsettled.  This means there will be the chance for a few showers and storms this weekend and early next week.

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We are still analyzing all of the latest data.  Right now, the better chance for rain is on Sunday but a stray storm can’t be ruled out on Saturday.  Stay with the SkyTrak13 Weather Team for the latest on the timing of weekend rain chances.  Here is the latest timing with Futuretrak13.  It confirms that the weekend won’t be a wash-out, but we will need to watch the radar as we make outdoor plans.  There will be updates on the timing and we will bring them to you.

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