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30

Looking Ahead to the Weekend a Big Warm Up

Posted By · April 30, 2015 at 9:46 pm

It will be mostly clear overnight.  Overnight temperatures will be in the upper 30s.  After the cool start to Friday, it will be sunny and mild with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.  This is the beginning of a warming trend that will last through the middle part of next week.

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We are tracking a weakening weather system that will bring some clouds to central Indiana later Friday and early Saturday.  We are not expecting rain.
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The mini marathon is Saturday morning.  There will be some clouds and a race start temperature at 7:45 near 50 degrees.  Winds are forecast to be light.  Remember the only place to see the mini marathon is on WTHR Channel 13.
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As clouds begin to break, temperatures will warm quickly into the middle and upper 60s by noon.  Saturday will end with mostly sunny skies and highs in the lower 70s.
Sunday will be mostly sunny and warmer, with highs in the middle 70s.  Sunday is opening day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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We are forecasting upper 70s and lower 80s Monday through Thursday.  There will be a slight chance for a few storms mainly across the northern part of the state.  The best chance for storms across central Indiana will be on Thursday.
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Apr
27

Warmer Changes and Rain Chances

Posted By · April 27, 2015 at 11:33 pm
It will be mostly clear overnight, with lows in the middle and upper 30s.
Tuesday morning sunshine will give way to a few Tuesday afternoon clouds.  High temperatures will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s.
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Highs on Wednesday reach the lower and middle 60s on Wednesday, with increasing clouds Wednesday afternoon.
There is a chance for rain late Wednesday and Thursday.  We will keep you updated on the timing.
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We are also timing a warm-up.  It is scheduled for the end of the week.  Highs will be in the upper 60s on Friday and the lower 70s are forecast for Saturday.  The weekend will end with rain chances returning on Sunday.
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Apr
25

Sunny Sunday and Warmer Weather Ahead

Posted By · April 25, 2015 at 10:44 pm

The latest high resolution computer analysis shows the last of the light rain moving through central Indiana around 2am.

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Skies will clear and temperatures will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s early Sunday.  Sunshine is in the Sunday forecast, with highs near 60 degrees.

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Most of next week looks dry.  Right now there is only a slight chance for a few showers later Wednesday or early Thursday.  The big story for next week will be the warmer weather.  Highs will be in the 70s by Friday.

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Apr
25

Rain Out and Sunshine In

Posted By · April 25, 2015 at 4:21 pm
The heavy rain and lightning will end Saturday evening and we can focus on a sunny Sunday.
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A drier weather pattern will arrive overnight, with low temperatures falling into the upper 30s and lower 40s.  After that cool start to Sunday, it will be sunny and 60 degrees on Sunday afternoon.

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The SkyTrak 13 Weather Team is tracking a dry and warmer weather pattern next week.  Monday will be sunny and near 60, but high temperatures warm a few more degrees into the lower and middle 60s for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Even warmer air arrives for the end of the week.  Highs will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s on Thursday and Friday.

Right now we have the weekend warm and dry too.  Forecast highs are in the middle and upper 70s.  We will monitor the Saturday forecast closely.  It is the first big weekend of the month of May and there are 2 big events on Saturday.  The 500 Festival Mini Marathon is on Saturday morning and you can watch it on WTHR Channel 13 this year.  Rev Indy is a big event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

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Apr
25

Heavy Rain and Lightning Now

Posted By · April 25, 2015 at 2:15 pm

Some of the heaviest rain of the day is moving through central Indiana right now.  This band of heavy rain and lightning is lifting NE.  The band covers Morgan, Johnson, Shelby and Rush counties north to Lafayette, Carmel, Anderson and Muncie.  The latest high resolution computer analysis shows this band of heavy rain moving out of central Indiana around 7pm.

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A tornado watch is in effect for far SW Indiana until 9pm.  This includes Evansville.  We will track that storm development across SW Indiana closely this evening.  A few additional storms are possible south of Indianapolis through about 11pm.

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Sunshine is in the Sunday forecast, with highs near 60 degrees.

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Apr
24

Updated the Timing for a Soggy Saturday

Posted By · April 24, 2015 at 10:47 pm

Here is the latest timing for a soggy Saturday.  There will be pockets of heavy rain and rainfall potential is 1-2 inches.  Be prepared for rain to interrupt your outdoor plans.  A couple of thunderstorms are possible too, but right now the risk for severe weather stays south and close to the Ohio River.  Remember you can take us along with you and track the rain with the SkyTrak13 Weather app on your phone.

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The rain moves out and sunshine is in the Sunday forecast, with highs near 60 degrees.

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Apr
24

Timing Saturday Rain and Storms

Posted By · April 24, 2015 at 4:14 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team continues to track a developing weather system for the start of the weekend.  The clouds will continue to thicken Friday night, with overnight temperatures in the lower and middle 40s.  Friday evening will be dry, with rain chances increasing after midnight.  We are still timing the heaviest rain for the daylight hours of Saturday.  If you do have outdoor plans, take the SkyTrak13 Weather app with you.  You can track the rain and storms on the go.  There will be areas of heavy rain and a few thunderstorms on Saturday.  High temperatures will only be in the 50s, due to the clouds and damp conditions.  Take the rain gear with you for the Mutt Strut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday.

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Rainfall potential is 1-2 inches, but right now the threat for severe weather stays south.

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Here is the timeline for rain on Saturday.

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The rain will end late Saturday night and this will mean some sun for the end of the weekend.  Highs on Sunday will near 60 degrees.  This will be the beginning of a warming trend that will bring highs back to near 70 degrees by Thursday and Friday.  Most of next week will be dry.  There is a weather system that will pass close enough to central Indiana on Wednesday for mostly cloudy skies and a slight chance for rain.  The big story next week will be the warmer air.

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Apr
23

Sunny Friday but a Soggy Saturday

Posted By · April 23, 2015 at 10:18 pm
It will be another cold night across central Indiana, with lows tonight near freezing again.  There is a freeze warning in effect along and north of I-70.  There is a frost advisory south.  These are in effect from 2am to 9am Friday.
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There will be lots of sunshine on Friday morning, but increasing clouds expected Friday afternoon.  High temperatures will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s.
Rain chances arrive for the start of the weekend.  Right now we have a soggy Saturday in the forecast, with rain and a few storms expected on Saturday.  Here is the timing with FutureTrak13.
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The clouds and rain move out for Sunday.  There will be afternoon sunshine on Sunday, with highs in the upper 50s and lower 60s.  The weather pattern looks dry and mild for much of next week, with highs in the lower and middle 60s Monday through Thursday.
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