Jeff Gatwood of Allisonville Nursery says an upcoming cold snap should not be strong enough to kill our plants that are now coming up. Look for a high of 60 today, but tonight temps drop to the coldest level since March 11th.
A frost advisory will be in effect from 1 am-10 am Tuesday for Indianapolis and points west and south. From Carmel north and east, look for a freeze warning, again from 1 am until 10 am Tuesday. Not to worry - we will get back into the 70s Wednesday!
I spent Saturday with my wife and friends cruising the Chicago River on a boat. Having grown up there, I would have never thought such a thing would have ever been possible in the month of March in Chicago, much less in Indianapolis.
Today should be an outstanding, memorable and historic day in Indy. Look for highs in the mid 80s, a new daily record and if we reach 85, we will tie the all time record high for heat in Indianapolis in March.
Look for thunderstorms to move in here late Thursday and Friday. Take a look at the warm Extended Forecast, the average high is 54.
What a week! Look for 70 degree weather in here from today until Sunday. Our rain this morning has not amounted to much, generally less than a quarter inch of rain. While strong storms could roll thru the Chicago area giving extreme Northern Indiana a slight risk of severe weather, we aren’t looking for any rough stuff here the rest of the morning.
Winds will be howling at times today, gusting to 30 mph at times.
THE WARM YEAR
Today will mark the 28th time this year that the high has reached 50 or higher. What happened to winter?
Beautiful weather all day long today with a high of 50 degrees. Remember that we are just 22 days from the official beginning of spring but it will feel like the new season all week.
Rain moves in Tuesday, late, with more rain early Wednesday. Highs by mid week could reach the mid 60s. Look for rain and thunderstorms Tuesday night into Wednesday and the early forecast from the Storm Prediction Center shows a slight chance for severe weather for parts of Indiana during that time period.
Look for highs in the mid 40s today and by Wednesday, highs will reach the low 50s. Look for less than a quarter inch of rain tomorrow but some more light shower chances will come Thursday and Friday.
By Saturday, we will see temperatures in the 30s as we tap into some cold Arctic air.
All in all, a great day ahead for kids who don’t go to school due to the Presidents Day holiday. A reminder, admission is free to the Childrens’ Museum today!
We saw two waves of light snow overnight – one between midnight and 2 am and another during the morning rush hour.
Once the snow moves out, that will be it for the rest of the week.
Here are some snow totals as of 8 am:
Our highs will be in the mid 30s today with melting. We will also see a return to the 40s tomorrow and rain Wed afternoon into early Thursday morning.
After today, every day the rest of the week will be above average for temperatures.
Look for 1”-2” this afternoon and tonight in most of central Indiana with isolated spots in northern counties seeing up to 3 inches.
In our southern counties, I am looking for a rain/snow mix with about a half inch of snow possible in Bloomington and Columbus.
Can you believe this? We were up to 60 degrees on February 1st!
Look for a very wet day today. As of 8 am we had picked up .40” of an inch of rain, just since midnight.
Here are some more rain amounts, again, since midnight….
Lucas Oil .40”
Rain continues through the evening rush hour. Look for a little light snow and rain mix overnight. Tomorrow will be dry, but we will see a chance for light snow Friday night and early Saturday.
A cold weekend ahead with 38 for a high Saturday and 32 Sunday, but we will bounce back to the upper 40s Tuesday.