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Jan
19

A Beautiful Winter Day on Tap

Posted By · January 19, 2015 at 12:52 pm

The January thaw continues today with mostly sunny skies.   Temperatures will climb 10 degrees above average with a high in the mid 40s.   Winds will be light out of the southeast.

TODAY PLANNER

Clouds will increase this evening with temperatures only falling to 30 degrees with a chance of light rain, freezing or snow.

TUESDAY 12AM TONIGHT

It will be mostly cloudy Tuesday with winds picking up out of the southwest.  Afternoon highs will climb into the low 40s.

TUESDAY PLANNER

Another disturbance will bring a chance of a rain and snow mix on Wednesday with a few flurries possible on Thursday.

WED NIGHT

The next potential storm system is on track right now to arrive on Sunday evening.  This looks like a stronger system that could bring some accumulating snow.  Your Skytrak13 Weather Team will keep you updated on this developing system.

SUNDAY MORNING SUNDAY NIGHT

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Jan
18

Back to Winter Today, Pleasant Monday

Posted By · January 18, 2015 at 7:05 am

After a balmy Saturday where temperatures climbed more than 15 degrees above normal, temperatures return to normal today.  It will be mostly cloudy skies this afternoon and near steady temperatures in the mid 30s. It will still be breezy today with winds out of the west from 10 to 15 mph.

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The last time the Colts played against the Patriots in the AFC Championship in Foxborough was in 2004.  The weather was snowy with temperatures in the mid 30s.

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Today will be a much different scenario with very wet conditions by the 2nd quarter.  Heavy rain will be possible after half time with even a few isolated thunderstorms.  It will be more mild and breezy, with temperatures in the low 40s at kickoff, falling into the mid 30s by games end.

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The skies will clear out some tonight and the winds will relax. Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s.

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Monday will be a pleasant day with temperatures climbing into the mid 40s under partly sunny skies.

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A more active pattern arrives on Tuesday. A weak clipper system will bring a chance of rain and snow. Temperatures will climb into the low 40s.

TUESDAY

A few light snow showers will be possible on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Jan
17

Light Rain & Snow Possible Overnight, Cooler Sunday

Posted By · January 17, 2015 at 6:39 pm

It was a mild day with breezy southwesterly winds that allowed temperatures to climb into the upper 40s and low 50s this afternoon across central Indiana. Indianapolis recorded a high of 51 degrees with wind gusts topping out at 33 mph.

HGIHS

A weak cold front will arrive late tonight, bringing a chance of light rain any time after 10pm. As temperatures fall, a few light snow showers will be possible. No snow accumulation is expected.

SUNDAY MORNING

A few flurries will be possible on Sunday, otherwise, temperatures will be back to normal with highs in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY PLANNER

The AFC Championship game in Foxborough will be wet, raw, and breezy. Temperatures will start off in the low 40s and fall into the mid 30s during the game with heavy rain possible, even a few rumbles of thunder.

COLTS

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be pleasant with highs in the mid 40s.

A more active pattern arrives on Tuesday with a chance of a rain and snow mix.

TUESDAY

A few snow showers will be possible on Wednesday with a few flurries possible on Thursday.

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Jan
17

Windy but Mild Today, Flurries Possible Sunday

Posted By · January 17, 2015 at 6:34 am

It won’t be the warmest day of the month today but temperatures will soar more than 10 degrees above normal. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. It will be a breezy day though, with winds out of the southwest from 10 to 20 mph. Gusts around 35 mph will be possible. Despite the warm temperatures, wind chill values will still be in the mid to upper 30s.

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A weak cold front arrives later tonight bringing a good chance of some light rain. The best chance of rain looks to arrive after 10pm with most areas seeing less than a tenth of an inch. A few light snow showers will be possible too, as temperatures fall behind the front. No accumulation is expected with lows in the low 30s.

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It will be a cloudy and breezy Sunday afternoon with highs in the upper 30s. A few light flurries will be possible, especially in east central Indiana.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day should be a fantastic winter day with partly sunny skies and highs returning to the mid 40s.

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It will be a wet and raw AFC Championship game in Foxboro tomorrow evening.

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A rain / snow mix will be possible on late day Tuesday with light snow possible Wednesday and flurries possible Thursday.

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Jan
16

Bright Today, Breezy Tomorrow

Posted By · January 16, 2015 at 11:56 am

It will be a beautiful winter day with mostly sunny skies and temperatures will be climbing back to near normal this afternoon, into the mid 30s.

TODAY PLANNER

It will be mild tonight as the winds begin to turn out of the south.  Overnight lows will fall into the mid 20s.

While it will be breezy on Saturday, temperatures will climb more than 10 degrees above average.  Winds will gust up to 25 mph with a high in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY FT   SATURDAY PLANNER

A more active pattern takes over late Saturday night.  A weak cold front will arrive bringing some scattered rain showers overnight.  As temperatures fall early Sunday morning, rain will change over to some light snow showers.  No accumulation is expected.  Any snow will end by late Sunday morning.

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Temperatures will hold near steady on Sunday, in the low 30s with mostly cloudy skies.

The Colts -Patriots game in Foxborough will be a wet, raw breezy one with temperatures falling into the mid 30s.

COLTS GAME

Another system arrives on Tuesday with a chance of rain and freezing rain.

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Jan
11

Ice Storm Warning in Effect this Afternoon

Posted By · January 11, 2015 at 6:51 am

An Ice Storm Warning has been issued for Indianapolis and areas along the I-70 corridor from 4pm this afternoon until 7am Monday. Then a Winter Weather Advisory takes effect until 1pm Monday. The rest of central Indiana is under a Winter Weather advisory this afternoon until 1pm Monday.

ICE STORM WARNING
Freezing rain is likely this afternoon with ice accumulations from a tenth of an inch to a quarter of an inch.

ICE SNOW ACCUM

The precipitation will mix with sleet, snow and rain at times. Temperatures will hover near the freezing mark, allowing the precipitation to freeze onto surfaces at or below freezing.  Driving conditions will diminish rapidly this evening.  If you are heading to a Colts viewing party, use extreme care.

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The bulk of the moisture will arrive late afternoon and will start to taper off after midnight. A cold front will arrive overnight, allowing colder air to push in. This will change any leftover precipitation to just snow. Light snow accumulation will be possible by late Monday morning.

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The Monday morning commute will also be hazardous, as snow falls on icy surfaces.   Temperatures will fall on Monday into the mid 20s by late afternoon.

MONDAY FORECAST

A quiet and dry pattern takes over on Tuesday with temperatures climbing to near normal by the weekend.

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Jan
10

Tracking Freezing Rain, Sleet, Snow Potential

Posted By · January 10, 2015 at 7:32 pm

The Skytrak13 Weather Team is tracking a winter system that will bring a mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow to central Indiana. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Indianapolis and areas to the west and east of Indy and areas south. It’s in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday early afternoon.

WINTER ADVISORY

It will be a quiet evening with partly cloudy skies and temperatures will hold near steady in the mid to upper teens.

Clouds will begin to thicken up on Sunday morning. There is a chance of a quick burst of snow early afternoon. As the system progresses to the northeast, precipitation will change over to a mix of freezing rain and sleet for those areas in the advisory. To the north of the advisory, a mix of snow and sleet will be possible. Temperatures during the afternoon will hover just under the freezing mark.

SUNDAY 3PM

Here is a description of how freezing rain and sleet occur:

FREEZING RAIN SLEET SET UP

More widespread precipitation will be likely by late afternoon.

SUNDAY 6PM SUNDAY 8PM

It will continue into Monday morning with many areas seeing a change of sleet and freezing rain to just snow. Ice accumulations could be from a tenth of an inch to two tenths of an inch. Snow totals in north central will be from 1” to 3” possible and Indianapolis will likely fall around 1” or less of snow accumulation. Temperatures will hold near steady in the upper 20s.

MONDAY 6AM

The precipitation will exit Indiana from west to east by early afternoon. Temperatures will fall throughout the day, into the upper teens by late afternoon.

A quiet and dry pattern takes over the rest of the week with temperatures climbing back to near normal by the weekend.

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Jan
10

Bitter Cold Start to the Weekend, Wintry Mess to Finish

Posted By · January 10, 2015 at 7:17 am

Another blast of Arctic air will continue to spill into central Indiana today. Wind Chill Advisories continue for north central Indiana until 1pm EST.

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Winds will turn out of the south/ southwest today with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper teens. Wind chill values will be running 15 below zero at times today.

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Temperatures will hold near steady today in the mid to upper teens.

Clouds will increase Sunday morning. The next storm system arrives Sunday afternoon. As it pushes in, there is the potential for a sleet, freezing rain, and snow mix. As the column of air the atmosphere warms up, the precipitation will likely change over to freezing rain because temperatures at the surface will remain below freezing. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 20s. Right now, light ice accumulation is possible.

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As the system progresses east, the precipitation will change over to all snow early Monday morning. Light snow accumulations will be possible by late Monday morning with the snow tapering off early afternoon. This is an evolving storm system and the SkyTrak13 Weather Team will keep you updated with the latest information.

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A gradual warm up to the low 30s arrives by the end of the work week. At this time, it looks like it will be a dry and quiet week after Monday.

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