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08

Rain Will Change to Snow Overnight

Posted By · December 8, 2014 at 10:42 pm

By late Monday evening, temperatures were still above freezing across central Indiana.  Light rain continued to fall, but the colder air was close.  There were snow reports across Illinois.

The colder air will continue to push into central Indiana overnight and the rain will start to change to snow.  We are not forecasting an accumulating snow, but bridges and overpasses could be a bit slick early Tuesday, with temperatures near freezing.  Highs on Tuesday will only be in the middle and upper 30s.  There will be a few snow showers and flurries scattered across the area on Tuesday.

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The rest of the 7 day forecast is quiet, with cold air expected through Thursday.

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Dec
08

Tuesday Snow Showers and How Long it Stays Cold

Posted By · December 8, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Scattered showers are in the forecast for Monday evening.  As colder air arrives, the rain will mix with snow by late Monday night.  The colder air will last through Thursday.

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Highs on Tuesday will only be in the middle 30s.  Flurries and a few snow showers are also in the Tuesday forecast.  We are not forecasting any accumulations of snow.

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We are forecasting a cold weather pattern for the next few days, with lows in the 20s and highs in the 30s through Thursday.

The weather pattern makes a change by the end of the week and the weekend, with milder air on the way.  Highs will be in the lower 40s on Friday and in the upper 40s and lower 50s this weekend.  Right now we have the forecast dry this weekend too.

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Dec
05

Rainy Friday Night and Your Weekend Forecast

Posted By · December 5, 2014 at 4:15 pm
It will be a soggy Friday night through early Saturday morning, across central Indiana.  Rain totals will be in the range of 1-2 inches by the time the rain ends mid-day Saturday.  Here is the latest timing with FutureTrak13.
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With clouds and rain in the Friday night forecast, temperatures won’t move much.  We are forecasting temperatures in the middle and upper 30s overnight.  The same goes for Saturday, with highs in the upper 30s and lower 40s.  The rain will end by about lunchtime on Saturday.

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Sunday will be dry, with highs near 40 degrees.  We are tracking a round of colder air for early next week.  It will arrive Monday night and last through Thursday.  As the colder air arrives, there will be the chance for a light rain/snow mix later Monday.  A few flurries are possible on Tuesday, with highs only in the 30s.  Forecast highs stay in the 30s through Thursday.

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Dec
04

Rainy Friday and Weekend Outlook

Posted By · December 4, 2014 at 8:44 pm

The rain, sleet and snow has ended for most of central Indiana.  Our Thursday night forecast includes clouds, fog and drizzle.  Temperatures across the northern half of the state will be cold enough to support some freezing drizzle through early Friday morning.  Watch for a few slick roads north of Indianapolis early Friday.

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking the potential for heavy rain on Friday.  It will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s Friday afternoon, so we are expecting rain and not snow.  The heaviest rain will fall from Friday afternoon through Friday night.  Rain totals will be near in inch, with some 2 inch totals possible.

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Here is the timing with FutureTrak13.

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The rain will end by Saturday afternoon and the rest of the weekend will be dry.  It will be chilly, with highs in the upper 30s and lower 40s.  A blast of colder air arrives for the early part of next week and a few snow showers or flurries are possible on Monday and Tuesday.

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Dec
03

Light Wintry Mix Thursday and Heavy Rain on Friday

Posted By · December 3, 2014 at 9:34 pm

The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a developing weather system that will bring the chance for a light wintry mix to central Indiana on Thursday.  As the moisture from this system moves our way, it will run into colder air.  Overnight temperatures are forecast in the 20s.  This is cold enough to support a light wintry mix.  Watch for a few slick roads on Thursday.  Any road that looks wet may actually be slick, especially bridges and overpasses.  Highs on Thursday will only be in the lower and middle 30s.

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The concern for Friday is heavy rain.  Rainfall potential is 1-2 inches.  Here is the timeline for that heavy rain, with FutureTrak13.

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Rain chances will linger into early Saturday.  Saturday afternoon through Sunday will be dry.  A round of colder air arrives early next week, with highs only in the 30s.  There will be the chance for flurries or snow showers on Monday and Tuesday too.  Stay tuned for updates.

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Dec
02

Patchy Freezing Drizzle and a Chilly Weather Pattern

Posted By · December 2, 2014 at 4:53 pm
The light wintry mix that caused all of the problems during the Tuesday morning commute is gone.  The low clouds and patchy drizzle remain.  With temperatures at or below freezing overnight, a few slick roads are still possible through early Wednesday.
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Clouds will give way to some sun Wednesday afternoon, but it will still be chilly with highs near 40 degrees.

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This chill will linger through the start of the weekend.  Highs on Thursday will be in the range of 35-40 degrees.  Thursday will be dry, with a mix of clouds and sun.  A wintry mix arrives early Friday.  That wintry mix will change to rain Friday and the chance for rain continues into early Saturday.  Highs on Friday and Saturday will be in lower 40s.  We end the weekend dry and not as cold, with highs 45-50 degrees.

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The National Weather Service has the SE part of Indiana under a freezing rain advisory from 4am to 10am Tuesday.  This includes Connersville and Brookville.  Temperatures overnight will fall into the range of 25-30 degrees and there will be a wave of light precipitation developing over southern Indiana during the early part of Tuesday.  With temperatures below freezing, freezing rain will be possible.  Any road that looks wet might be icy through about 10am Tuesday.  This is forecast to be light and temperatures go above freezing by mid-morning Tuesday.  The rest of the day will be mostly cloudy and cold, with highs in the range of 35-40 degrees.

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High temperatures will be in the 40s on Wednesday and near 40 on Thursday.  We are tracking a chance for rain later Thursday and Friday.  Milder air is forecast to return for the weekend, with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s.

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Nov
28

Holiday Weekend Forecast

Posted By · November 28, 2014 at 4:12 pm

The long holiday weekend continues and the SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking a warm-up.  Friday night will be dry, with mostly cloudy skies and low temperatures in the lower 30s.

Despite clouds in the Saturday forecast, high temperatures are forecast near 50 degrees.

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There is a chance for a few showers Saturday night.  Scattered showers are in the Sunday forecast, with high temperatures in the range of 55-60 degrees.  It will be a mild end to the holiday weekend.  Here is the timeline for rain Saturday night into Sunday night.

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Colder air is back Sunday night into Monday.  As that cold air arrives, there will be the chance for the rain to mix with a few flakes of snow late Sunday night and early Monday morning.  High temperatures will only be in the 30s on Monday and Tuesday.  40s are back for mid-week, with another chance for rain on Thursday.

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