It’s out with the storms and in with the fog this morning. Look for scattered dense fog this morning in parts of Indiana today. It is a little sticky outside this morning as well.
A mix of sun and clouds is in the forecast, with highs around 84 degrees. The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking the hottest air of the season for later this week. Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 80s. We are looking for upper 80s and lower 90s on Thursday and Friday.
In addition to the heat, the weather pattern turns stormy at times. There is a chance for a few storms Thursday. We have more storms possible later Friday and into the weekend. It does stay warm through the weekend, with highs in the 80s on Saturday and Sunday.
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It’s still cool this morning in Indianapolis, but it’s also a bit breezy. The winds are out of the west and northwest so temperatures will only warm up to the low 60s.
The warm-up begins on Friday, with highs in the 70s. The timing of warmer and drier weather is great news for the beginning of the holiday weekend.
Carb day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is Friday and it will be a bit warmer and a lot more comfortable with a high of 74. The 500 Festival Parade is in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday and the sun will shine all day long with a high of 76.
The forecast is a bit more tricky for the end of the holiday weekend. Right now we have most of Sunday dry for the 99th Indy 500. There is a chance for rain on Sunday, but we think that will be later in the day. Monday is Memorial Day and there are scattered storms in the forecast. In fact the weather pattern warms in to the upper 70s and lower 80s for Sunday through Wednesday, with daily storm chances.
Out with the heat and in with the spring chill. Temperatures dropped a lot overnight and now a northwest wind is taking over lowering both temperatures and humidity.
Highs today will only be in the middle 60s, with lots of sun and a refreshing breeze. The coolest air will be over central Indiana Tuesday night through Thursday morning. We are looking at lows in the lower and middle 40s tonight and highs on Wednesday will only be near 60 degrees. Low temperatures drop back into the 40s on Wednesday night. Highs on Thursday will be in the range of 65-70 degrees.
Look for sunshine and 70s for Carb Day on Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The weekend forecast is a bit more tricky. We are keeping Saturday dry for now, with rain chances arriving either late Saturday night or on Sunday. The 500 Festival Parade is Saturday in downtown Indianapolis and Legends Day takes place at the Speedway. Sunday is the 99th Indy 500.
Good morning, we’re looking at a warm day with temperatures climbing into the 80s again with a chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. We are also looking to the north and west as a cold front slides toward us.
That front will gradually move over central Indiana later today
Cooler and drier air will filter in behind the cold front on Tuesday. Temperatures will only climb into the mid 60s under mostly sunny skies.
The cooler air sticks around for the next couple of days with lows dipping into the mid 40s.
IMS Racing Experience & Fan Track Laps at the track should be perfect, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 60s. Carb Day looks good as well with partly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s. Conditions look fantastic for the 500 Festival Parade too, with highs in the mid 70s.
At this point we are looking for a chance for thunderstorms Sunday. So, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms on race day.
This morning temperatures have taken a drop back into the 40s. Cloud cover will be noticeable tomorrow and serves notice of moisture returning to the region. After a cool start, temperatures creep into the 70s during the afternoon despite less sun due to a warmer southeast wind. Should be a great night for the Indians in the game against Norfolk.
A warm front will bring a change to rain Friday. It also brings a return of humid air. The Muggy Meter climbs into the uncomfortable range by Friday afternoon and highs reach the lower to mid-80s. With the front expected to be in far northern Indiana there will be some scattered thunderstorms but no all day rain.
We’re more optimistic about Saturday’s outlook today. Again there looks to be little to lift the air overhead and we’ve opted to go with spotty coverage of showers and storms. An approaching upper level low gets closer to the region on Sunday and ups the ante for storms… especially later in the day and into Monday.
Look for a cool spell beginning Tuesday.
It’s a cool, crisp and breezy morning in Central Indiana. The jet stream is dipping to the south and that means cooler and drier air is here and even though it’s an end of our warm streak, the day feels very refreshing. Look for a high of 65. The average high is 71 degrees. it will be a good day to watch practice at the Motor Speedway today.
Tomorrowwill be sunny and mild, with highs near 70 degrees. Clouds increase on Thursday, but it stays mild, with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.
80 degree warmth returns for Friday and the weekend. There will also be the chance for a few scattered showers and storms. Like last weekend, we are not forecasting a wash-out. Remember, this weekend is qualifying and Pole Day for the 99th running of the 500.
Looks like we will see periods of thunderstorms today. Early afternoon through early evening are the best times for thunder and lightning.
The Storm Prediction Center has us under a slight risk for severe weather. Right now, the biggest weather risk is lightning and heavy rain…with tornado chances relatively low. Stay weather aware Monday and check back frequently with wthr.com and the WTHR weather app as things could change depending on how much morning cloud cover/rain/storms we see. The longer clouds and rain hold, the less unstable the atmosphere becomes. This could limit severe potential.
The weather become cooler and much more pleasant tomorrow as a west and northwest wind gives us highs only in the 60s, sunshine and much lower humidity.
Rain/storm chances return Friday and linger into next weekend. It’s too early to narrow down timing and coverage, but we could see Fast Friday, Saturday qualifying and Pole Day Sunday having rain chances.