Highs on Thursday will be in the lower and middle 80s. Thursday and Friday will be mainly dry.
We are tracking a return to higher heat and humidity and scattered afternoon storm chances this weekend. The weekend will not be a wash-out, but watch for a few spotty storms later Saturday and again Sunday afternoon/evening. Highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees Friday through the weekend.
From the early survey of the damage just NE of Plainfield, the National Weather Service is reporting an EF-1 tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon. An EF-1 tornado has winds estimated 86 to 109 mph. There are additional areas that the NWS will survey either Tuesday night or Wednesday, as damage was reported along the Hendricks/Marion county line and in Speedway.
The threat for severe weather is over, but lowland flooding is still an issue Tuesday night due to heavy rain. Watch for patchy fog overnight, with lows in the middle and upper 60s. Forecast highs are in the lower and middle 80s on Wednesdy and Thursday. Right now there are only slight rain chances Wednesday afternoon. It will not be as widespread or as heavy as the last couple of days. We will get a few days to dry out.
Heat and humidity will be the focus for the end of the week and the weekend. We are forecasting highs in the upper 80s and lower 90s Friday through Sunday. There are only slight rain/storm chances each day. There will be plenty of dry weather for your outdoor activities through the weekend.
It stays warm and muggy too, with lows near 70 and highs in the 80s on Tuesday. There will be a few dry breaks early on Tuesday, with the better chance for rain and storms Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Right now most of Wednesday and Thursday look dry, with lows in the 60s and highs in the 80s. We do get a bit of break from the high humidity by mid to late week.
We are still analyzing the latest data on when storm chances return. Right now a few are possible on Friday and maybe Saturday. Stay tuned for updates.
The focus for thunderstorm activity will be across the southern half of Indiana Friday afternoon and evening. Some storms will contain heavy rain that may lead to flash flooding, strong winds, small hail and lots of lightning.
The storms will diminish overnight and Saturday will start dry. The day will start, with temperatures near 70 degrees. Expect those numbers to climb into the lower 80s by noon and in the middle and upper 80s for highs.
There is only a slight chance for a stray shower or storm this weekend, but most of central Indiana will be dry. The rain, if it develops won’t be as heavy or as widespread as the last few days. If you do have outdoor plans, remember you can track the storms with us by downloading the SkyTrak13 Weather App for you phone. It is a great resource if you are on the go.
Saturday and Sunday will be partly cloudy and warm, with highs in the middle and upper 80s. The heat and humidity linger into next week.
Better storm chances arrive on Tuesday.
Right now we have the weekend forecast mainly dry, with highs in the middle and upper 80s.
After Friday, the next best chance for rain and storms arrives Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. In the SkyTrak13 7 day forecast, we get relief from the heat and humidity by Thursday of next week, with highs in the 70s.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for central Indiana until 7am Thursday. Damaging winds near 60 mph, hail, heavy rain and lots of lightning are the biggest threats.
The round of storms that moved through central Indiana Wednesday afternoon and evening brought heavy rain, damaging winds and small hail. There were several reports of trees down and power outages, due to the strong winds.
That first round of storms is gone, but another round is possible overnight. We are timing more rain chances from 11pm Wednesday through 7am Thursday. Thursday will start in the lower 70s and forecast highs are in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. It won’t rain all day, but there will be more scattered storm chances on Thursday.
The chance for rain and storms continues into Friday, with highs in the middle and upper 80s.
Right now we have the weekend forecast dry, with highs in the middle and upper 80s on Saturday and Sunday.