Good morning! The snow is gone, but the cold is here. As of 8am we had single digit wind chills in Indy and sub zero in Kokomo.
Really good forecast….our weather team said snow likely with most accumulation south of I 70 and that is what happened!
Lots of slick roads this morning and several districts CLOSED today. Brown County was closed Friday, Monday and again today for instance.
Here are the snow totals as of 7 am….
N. VERNON 2”
NEW CASTLE 0.5”
INDY AIRPORT 0.4”
Sean Ash will have an update of a cold blast of air Thursday and the potential for some more weekend snow today at noon on WTHR.
Wow! What a morning in Central Indiana today. We have had more than 100 school delays or closings, due primarily to slick roads. Highs will stay below freezing so be careful when driving or walking on slick spots.
Tonight, expect a little snow…1 to 2 inches is possible thru much of the area with the heavier amounts falling south. Look for the snow to fall after 11 pm in Indy and end during the Tuesday morning rush hour.
The week ahead looks mainly cool, with Thursday’s high only 22 degrees. Another round of light snow could come in Friday night and Saturday.
In case you are wondering, check out these Indianapolis snow statistics.
Since December 1st. 4.7″
Average snow 1.1″
Above averge by 3.6 inches so far this mornth!
Have a great day,
The sun is shining in many parts of the area but this is going to be, pretty much, an average November day. Look for a mixture of sun and clouds with a high of 58. The average high is…58!
We’ll keep it dry for folks needing to rake leaves or mow the lawn today and tomorrow, but a change is on the way. A vigorous system bringing rain to the central plains moves into Indiana late Tuesday night and Wednesday. Look for an all-day rain with highs in the low 60s, the warmest temperatures of the week.
Below , a look at projected rain amounts by 11pm Wednesday…and the 7 day outlook.
Halloween is here and so are the storms….
As early as 5 am, winds were gusting to 30 mph or close to that in places like Peru and Bloomington. Most of the morning rain has been light to moderate but steady.
For planning for the day….the roughest weather will mainly occur between 3 and 8 pm. Out of the state by 11 pm.
When Angela Buchman is on Eyewitness News tonight, gusts will be at peak and rain will fall during the entire evening rush hour.
Here are the “Big 3″ things to remember today …
1. Rain will be heavy. 1″-2″ possible.
2. Winds will be gusty. Up to 40 mph gusts likely.
3. Slight risk of severe weather with the biggest threats being heavy rain and high winds.
Most towns have cancelled trick or treat for tonight and with good reason, the worst of the storms would be when kids would be outside.
Friday looks good with highs in the upper 50s with sun. Be careful and hang in there, it will get better tomorrow!
What a busy weekend in Indiana, from the Covered Bridge Festival in Parke County, to homecoming at Butler and Ball State, to the Circle City Classic, thousands will be out this weekend.
Right now, it looks like the weather will cooperate with temperatures in the 70s and mainly dry weather. We do have a chance for some showers late Saturday and Sunday as a weak cold front moves into Indiana. Rain amounts, generally, should be below one half inch.
Next week, temperatures remain in the 70s but a big cool down comes mid week as a cold front drops daily highs in the 60s.
THE WEEKEND OUTLOOK
Tonight: Clear and mild Low 58
Saturday: Sun gives way to clouds, Evening rain High 78
Sunday : Partly sunny and a bit cooler High 72
No question about it, the month of October has arrived. The cool air is here in the morning, but recent days have brought warmer air in the afternoon. Yesterday we topped 70 and for the rest of the week look for above average highs.
Think about it, the opening of the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, the throngs in Brown County and homecoming at Butler and Ball State University. All of these events will be held with temperatures in the upper 70s. Sweatshirts not required!
Rain comes into the picture late Saturday and into next week.
Beautiful Days Ahead, A Little Warmer Too
By Nicole Misencik· September 16, 2013 at 4:05 am
Our taste of fall continues this week, with a splash of summer mixed in! We’re still officially in summer by the way.
Overnight scattered showers pushed through Central Indiana. These are the “official” rain totals from local airports. Let us know how much you got in your backyard by leaving a comment below.
Highs will reach the low to mid 70s today with a mix of sun and clouds.
Each day this week we add a few degrees to the temp, and by Wednesday we’ll be back in the low 80s. Starting Wednesday, scattered showers and storms are possible, and will last through Friday. As of right now the weekend looks dry with highs in the 70s. We’ll keep you posted if that changes.
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When I was a boy, growing up north of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan, Labor Day was a big deal. My family made the 10 minute trek to the Illinois Beach State Park to enjoy the beach, the sandwiches and the last remnants of summer in the Chicagoland area.
It was always a fun time, sometimes meeting my friends ,the Hertzbergs and Sternbergs to have fun around the sand or meeting new people who drove north from the city to enjoy the fresh Lake Michigan breeze. I have no proof, none whatsover, but I always felt it was very hot on that weekend. I also remember laughing a lot…laughing at the unfortunate souls who would run, in a mad dash twoard the blue water, only to find that the west shore of the lake is always freezing cold, always. Nobody swam much, but everyone had fun, especially me, since it was one of the few days I got to spend with my father, who seemed to always get that day off from work.
Hope you have a wonderful Labor Day holiday and that you find a resting place near a nice body of water!
Take a look at the hottest week of the year and the warm temps headed into Labor Day: Every day from today through Monday will be in the low 90s. Wednesday will be the hottest day of the week at 94 and we have a chance for thunderstorms Wednesday and Saturday.