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06

Dangerous Cold

Posted By · January 6, 2015 at 4:22 pm

Dangerous cold is in the forecast over the next several days.

There is a wind chill warning in effect from Indianapolis north and a wind chill advisory south.  Wind chills are forecast in the range of -20 to -Temperatures will fall to near -5 and a west wind will develop 20-30mph.

ADVISORY WIND CHILL

In addition to the dangerous cold and wind chills, blowing and drifting snow will be issues into Wednesday.  Watch those north/south roads.

Highs on Wednesday are only forecast in the single digits, so the dangerous cold will last all day.  Please remember you pets, family and friends.

LOWS DAY

Temperatures fall to -10 Thursday morning, with wind chills still near -20.  Highs Thursday through Saturday will be in the range of 10 to 15 degrees.  A few flurries and snow showers are possible now through Friday too.

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30 late Tuesday night and early Wednesday.

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Jan
05

Winter Storm Update

Posted By · January 5, 2015 at 10:01 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a developing winter storm.  The snow started to fall Monday evening and it will continue to fall overnight.  There is a winter storm warning in effect for Indianapolis north and east from 7pm Monday through 10am Tuesday.  It is a winter weather advisory for areas south of Indianapolis.  Snowfall potential in the warning area is 4-6 inches, with most areas closer to the higher end of that range.  Snowfall potential in the advisory area is 2-4 inches.  The lower totals of 1-2 inches are forecast south of Bloomington and Columbus.

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The heaviest snow will fall overnight through about 5am.  This is a still developing winter storm and there will be updates, so stay tuned.  The heaviest snow will end by the morning commute Tuesday, but with the cold air there will be slick and snow covered roads through Tuesday.  Here is the timing with FutureTrak13.

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We are tracking dangerous cold.  Low temperatures will fall below zero Wednesday and Thursday morning, as wind chills near -30 Wednesday morning.  Highs will only be in the single digits on Wednesday and in the teens on Thursday and Friday.

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Jan
05

Winter Storm Warning

Posted By · January 5, 2015 at 4:11 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a developing winter storm.  There is a winter storm warning in effect for Indianapolis north and east from 7pm Monday through 10am Tuesday.  It is a winter weather advisory for areas south of Indianapolis.  Snowfall potential in the warning area is 3-6 inches, with most areas closer to the higher end of that range.  Snowfall potential in the advisory area is 2-4 inches.  The lower totals of 1-2 inches are forecast south of Bloomington and Columbus.  This is a still developing winter storm and there will be updates, so stay tuned.

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The snow will start to fall this evening and become heavy at times after 10pm.  The snow will end Tuesday morning.  Here is the hour by hour timing with FutureTrak13.

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We are tracking dangerous cold.  Low temperatures will fall below zero Wednesday and Thursday morning, as wind chills near -30 Thursday morning.  Highs will only be in the single digits on Wednesday and in the teens on Thursday and Friday.

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Jan
03

Coldest Air of the Season and Snow Chances

Posted By · January 3, 2015 at 5:20 pm

The heaviest rain is over but lingering showers, low clouds and fog are in the forecast for Saturday night.  Rainfall totals are in the range of 1″-1.5″ with a few higher and lower totals reported across central Indiana.  Temperatures are interesting across our area, with upper 30s in Lafayette and upper 50s in Seymour early Saturday evening.  All of us will feel the drop in temperature on Sunday.  By late afternoon, temperatures will be in the 20s.

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Sunday will be colder and windy, with winds WNW 20-30mph.  There will also be a few snow showers and flurries.  Accumulating snow is not expected, but a steadier burst of snow may stick to grassy areas.

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There is a better chance for accumulating snow Monday night and Tuesday.  Check back for updates on timing and how much will fall.  Here is an early look at the timing, with FutureTrak13.  There will be changes, but right now expect snow late Monday night and Tuesday.

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In addition to the snow chances, we are tracking the coldest air of the winter with lows falling below zero.  Highs will only be in the teens on Wednesday and Thursday too.

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Jan
02

Winter Weather Advisory Saturday AM

Posted By · January 2, 2015 at 4:22 pm
Winter Weather Advisory for parts of central Indiana from 3am to 9am Saturday
ADVISORY

Lafayette, Kokomo, Anderson, Muncie are included.

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a developing storm system for the weekend.  Temperature will be key to the type of precipitation late Friday night and early Saturday morninig.  We are forecasting temperatures to fall into the range of 27 to 33 degrees.  These temperatures are cold enough to support freezing rain for a few hours early Saturday.  Watch for icy and slick roads overnight through about 9am Saturday.

As temperatures warm above freezing, this will become a heavy rain event for Saturday.  Rainfall potential is around an inch.  Highs on Saturday will be in the range of 45-50 degrees.  It will stay that mild Saturday night, but colder air arrives on Sunday.  Temperatures will fall into the 20s.  As the colder air arrives a few flurries and snow showers will be possible.  Sunday will be a windy day too, with winds WNW 20-30mph.

The chill will linger through much of next week and we are tracking another chance for snow on Tuesday.

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Dec
26

Soggy Saturday and Cold Air for the end of 2014

Posted By · December 26, 2014 at 3:12 pm

Friday was another mild December day, with temperatures near 50 degrees.  Friday night will be dry, with temperatures in the 40s.  Rain is forecast to arrive Saturday morning.  Here is the timeline with FutureTrak13.

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Saturday will be soggy, with rain in the forecast most of the day.  Temperatures will be in the middle and upper 40s and too warm for snow.  There will be some colder air wrapping into the weather system Saturday night and Sunday.  There is a chance for the rain to mix with snow.  It looks like most of the moisture will be gone, by the time the colder air arrives.  Snow chances are slim and no accumulating snow is in the forecast.  Sunday will be the drier day and the colder day this weekend, with highs in the 30s.

Colder air will be the big story for the last few days of 2014.  Highs will be in the lower 30s on Monday and Tuesday, but only in the 20s for Wednesday.  Low temperatures will drop into the teens by Wednesday morning.

We are tracking another weather system for Friday and next weekend, so stay tuned for updates.

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Dec
23

From 50s to Snow Chances

Posted By · December 23, 2014 at 4:36 pm

It was an unseasonably warm December day, with highs on Tuesday in the 50s.  There are changes on the way.

Rain returns Tuesday night and will linger into Wednesday morning.  Temperatures will fall into the 40s overnight and stay there early Wednesday.

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Colder air arrives later Wednesday and temperatures will fall and the rain will change to snow.  The change from rain to snow is forecast to happen for NW Indiana as early as noon.  There will be a few hours of steady, wet snow.  Snow totals from Indianapolis north are forecast in the range of 1-2 inches.  It won’t be a lot of snow, but it will be enough for some tricky travel Christmas Eve and Christmas morning.  It will also be windy later Wednesday into early Thursday, with wind gusts nearing 40mph.

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Christmas Day will include a few flurries or snow showers early, with highs in the lower 30s.

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Another quick warm-up is in the forecast for Friday and Saturday, with highs in the 40s.  A few showers are possible late Friday and Saturday.  Another round of colder arrives Sunday into Monday and a few snow showers are possible to end the weekend.

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Dec
22

Rain Tonight and Snow Chances by Christmas Eve

Posted By · December 22, 2014 at 4:11 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team continues to track a holiday storm system that will bring rain, wind and snow to central Indiana over the next several days.  Here is the what you need to know.  Rain is in the forecast for Monday night, with steady temperatures in the lower 40s.  Tuesday will be cloudy, breezy and mild with highs near 50 degrees.  A few showers are possible on Tuesday too.

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We track another wave of steadier rain later Tuesday into Wednesday.  It will still be warm enough for rain through early Wednesday and it will be breezy too.

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The colder air arrives Wednesday afternoon and the rain will change to snow.  Light snow is in the forecast Christmas Eve through Christmas morning.

Right now we think there will be enough moisture for an inch or so of snow.  The amount of snow forecast may change if the colder air arrives faster.  We will keep you updated.

Temperatures will be in the 30s on Christmas Day, but rebound back into the lower 40s on Friday.  Friday will be cloudy, with a couple of showers possible.  Another weather system is forecast to arrive this weekend, with rain late Saturday changing to snow early Sunday.  Our weather pattern will be active over the next 7-10 days.

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