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Jun
23

Weather Pattern Change

Posted By · June 23, 2015 at 3:22 am

The weather pattern has settled down now that a cold front is moving through Indiana. Heavy rain dotted parts of Northwest Indiana earlier this morning, but for the most part, it has been dry in the Metro area.

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Today, winds out of the northwest put a cap on our temperatures so our highs today and for the rest of the week will slowly go down. By the weekend our highs will top out in the 70s and today and tomorrow will be mainly dry. Look for another chance for storms both Thursday and Friday.

The weekend will provide us with a chance for rain and thunderstorms Saturday but Sunday and Monday will be dry and nice. The jet stream next week keeps us very mild.

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Jun
22

Weather Pattern Stays

Posted By · June 22, 2015 at 3:18 am

We begin another work week that weather wise, looks a lot like last week. With scattered thunderstorms today, there is a risk of strong to severe thunderstorms once again.This time, the best threat will be north of I-70, during afternoon into the evening.  Temperatures will climb into the upper 80s. In fact, these warm temperatures stay with us most of the week.

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Daily chances of thunderstorms will continue through the week with temperatures running well above average.  The humidity sticks around too.

Cooler and less humid conditions arrive next weekend. If you can hang in there highs will be in the mid 70s by Sunday.

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THIS DAY IN CENTRAL INDIANA WEATHER HISTORY

1992: Low temperatures in the 30s in the north and central caused a damaging frost. Indianapolis’ low temperature of 37 is lowest ever recorded in the city during the summer months.

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Jun
19

More Weekend Changes

Posted By · June 19, 2015 at 3:22 am

We’re looking at another wet day with some of you already having received some downpours of rain. It’s the 6th day in a row of measurable precipitation on Father’s Day. Wet pavement will be around the entire morning rush hour.

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The latest timing has the heaviest rain moving out of central Indiana early Saturday.  This would mean a dry Saturday afternoon.  Look for highs in the 80s on Saturday and near 90 on Sunday.  There is a chance for a pop-up shower or storm on Sunday, be look for more dry weather than wet weather for Father’s Day.

Most of Monday will be dry, with highs near 90 degrees.  Storm chances return later in day Monday and Monday night.  Another round of storms is possible later Tuesday night into early Wednesday.  There will be some adjustments to the timing, so stay tuned for updates.  Be prepared for heat too.  Highs will be in the upper 80s and lower 90s much of next week.

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Jun
18

The Pattern Stays!

Posted By · June 18, 2015 at 3:21 am

We are looking for another day with a real summery mix of weather. Look for sun, clouds and thunderstorms that at times, could produce heavy downpours of rain.

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According to the Storm Prediction Center, there is a slight risk for severe weather.  High temperatures will depend on the coverage of rain.  We are forecasting highs in the lower 80s.  Where the rain is heaviest and steadiest, temperatures will be closer to 80.  Where there are a few more dry breaks, highs will reach the middle 80s.  The forecast is the same for Friday and Saturday.

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The remnants of Tropical Storm Bill that brings the heavy rain threat to central Indiana Friday and Saturday.  Right now it looks like the heaviest rain will be in the southern part of the state.

Look for sun, clouds and thunderstorms on Father’s Day, with highs in the upper 80s.  Scattered storms are possible later in the day on Sunday.  There is a chance for a stray storm or 2 Monday and Tuesday, with highs in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees.

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Jun
17

Wet And Warm Pattern

Posted By · June 17, 2015 at 3:14 am

Here we go again! Another wet start and really, we should get used to it, because rain chances are with us most of the next week.

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Rain moved into the Metro area around 3 am and the wet pavement sticks with us during the morning rush hour.  Scattered storms stay in the forecast through Wednesday afternoon and some storms may reach severe limits. Much of central Indiana is under a slight risk for severe weather on today and tomorrow. If you live in a flood prone area, keep an eye open the next few days on flooding possibilities.

How about Tropical Storm Bill?  It made land fall on Tuesday and that tropical moisture is forecast to move our way for the end of the week.  This keeps the threat for heavy rain in the forecast through the start of the weekend.   Right now plan around storm chances both Saturday and Sunday.  Highs will be in the lower 80s on Saturday and in the upper 80s for Father’s Day.

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Jun
16

Wet Start And More To Come

Posted By · June 16, 2015 at 3:14 am

it has been a very wet morning with many spots having nearly an inch of rain, just since midnight. Look for wet pavement this morning with a chance for more scattered thunderstorms today. By tomorrow, the Storm Prediction Center has us under a slight risk of severe weather.
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Last night the Indians got the game in with Durham and more than likely will tonight as well at beautiful Victory Field.

Highs Tuesday through Friday will be in the lower and middle 80s, with lows near 70 degrees.

Computer model guidance continues to suggest residual tropical moisture courtesy of a land falling system from the Gulf of Mexico will feed into the Ohio Valley later this week.  It still remains uncertain exactly where the heaviest rain axis will set up, but widespread 3-6″+ rain amounts are possible in Central Indiana between now and next Monday.  Stay tuned for updates

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Jun
15

Heat And Storms

Posted By · June 15, 2015 at 3:20 am

Already this morning, it is warm and muggy after seeing overnight showers. Our humidity remains in the oppressive range with tropical dewpoints at or above 70 degrees.There is a chance for rain and thunderstorms for the Indians game against Durham tonight.

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This morning will be mainly dry but expect highs in the mid to upper 80s with heat indices soaring well into the 90s.  Some of the rain will be heavy and we could see some strong thunderstorms pop up.

Our rain amounts could be significant this week. Computer model guidance suggest widespread 3″+ rainfall will be likely by the end of the week… with locally higher amounts in pockets of storms between now and then. Be prepared, this will be a week very much like one in August.

If you have the free SkyTrak13 Weather App you can check live Doppler 13 radar whenever you’d like to help decide your outdoor plans.

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Jun
12

Weekend Weather Changes

Posted By · June 12, 2015 at 3:25 am

It is already warm and it will stay that way all day today
Scattered showers and storms are in the outlook for today. It won’t rain all day and it will be warm and muggy. Look for our warmest streak in 9 months to continue with a high of 90 degrees.There is a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight for the Indians game and for Zoobilation, the big fundraiser at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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The weather pattern remains warm, humid and unsettled over the next 7 days. Scattered storms are possible both Saturday and Sunday, but there will also be plenty of dry hours for your outdoor plans. Highs will be in the middle and upper 80s on Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures next week will be slightly above average most of next week in Indiana.

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