Widespread rain has moved into central Indiana and the wet weather will stick around this evening. This large storm system stretches from Michigan all the way into Texas. Moisture will continue to push in ahead of a cold front, keeping rain with pockets of heavy rain into Saturday morning. Temperatures will gradually fall throughout the afternoon, thanks to the cold front and rain cooled air. If you are heading to the Circle of Lights tonight, dress for the wet conditions and temperatures in the low 40s.
The cold front will stall out along the Ohio River Valley tomorrow and will keep rain in the forecast at least through the morning. Rain totals by Saturday morning will be one inch or more from this system with temperatures falling into the upper 30s.
There is still a chance of rain through Saturday afternoon, with the best chance of rain along and south of I-70.
Afternoon highs will only climb into the low 40s.
If you are heading to the Old Oaken Bucket bucket, grab the rain gear. Rain is possible through the afternoon.
More rain will be possible on Sunday with highs in the mid 40s.
The unsettled pattern continues on Monday with another round of rain likely.
This morning is the coldest start of the season with temperatures in the upper teens. Wind chill values are significant this morning, making it feel like it’s in the single digits.
An area of high pressure has moved into the Great Lakes and it will be in control for the next couple of days. It will be a sunny and dry day but temperatures will struggle to climb into the low 30s.
Wind chill values will remain in the low 20s this afternoon.
Another cold night is in store with mostly clear skies and temperatures will fall into the upper teens and low 20s. Wind chill values will be in the teens.
A gradual warming trend arrives this week.
Temperatures will be a few degrees below normal on Monday with highs in the low 40s under sunny skies.
More mild air arrives by Wednesday with highs in the low 50s.
The warmest day of the week is Thanksgiving Day. Conditions will be great for the Drumstick Dash with wake up temperatures in the mid 30s. Afternoon highs climb into the upper 50s.
Clouds will increase on Thanksgiving Day with rain becoming likely that night. If you are heading out to shop, you’ll need the rain gear.
It will also be a wet Black Friday with showers continuing into the evening.
Colder air returns next weekend.
Snow totals today ranged from a dusting up to 5” in central Indiana.
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The winter storm system has now moved to the northeast and only a few light snow showers or flurries are left over. Roads will be slick tonight as temperatures fall.
Temperatures have been falling all day and will crash into the upper teens tomorrow morning. The skies will clear out some too.
The wind will be picking up this evening, gusting around 30 miles per hour. With the very cold air in place, that will keep wind chill values in the single digits and low teens, making way for a blustery start Sunday morning.
It will be dry but breezy and cold Sunday with afternoon highs struggling to climb into the low 30s.
A gradual warming trend returns for the Holiday travel week. It will be dry through Thanksgiving Day with the next chance of rain arriving late Thanksgiving Day night and on Black Friday.
Much colder air returns next weekend.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of central Indiana today, including Indianapolis, until 7pm. Reduced visibility, blowing snow, falling snow and slick roads could hinder travel.
A winter storm system will move over the Great Lakes today and will intensify this afternoon. This system has a lot of moisture associated with it. The shift from rain to snow will be from northwest to southeast with most of the precipitation remaining along and north of I-70.
Along the I-70 corridor, around an inch or less of snow is expected. Points to the north could see 1” to 2” of snow, mainly on grassy areas. The ground is still warm so much of the snow initially will melt as it hits the surface. It will be a breezy afternoon with winds gusting around 25 mph.
As temperatures fall later this afternoon into the evening, roads could get slick as precipitation freezes.
Temperatures will eventually tumble into the upper teens. It will be blustery with winds out of the northwest from 15 to 20mph. Gusts near 30 mph will be possible. Wind chill values will be running near 5 to 15 degrees above zero.
While it will be sunny Sunday, it will be a cold day with temperatures running more than 15 degrees below normal. Afternoon highs will only climb into the low 30s with wind chill values in the low 20s.
There will be a fast rebound in temperatures next week with afternoon highs climbing into the upper 50s by Thanksgiving Day.
Right now, Black Friday looks wet with scattered rain showers possible.
Colder air returns next weekend.
It will be a sunny and seasonably warm Sunday afternoon with temperatures climbing 10 degrees above average. Afternoon highs will be in the low 60s with light winds out of the south-southwest.
It will be clear and cool this evening with temperatures falling into the mid 30s Monday morning.
Clouds will increase on Monday as a warm front arrives. There is a chance of afternoon showers along the front with afternoon highs in the mid to upper 50s.
Rain will move in by early Tuesday morning. Showers will continue into Tuesday afternoon with highs in the low 60s.
Periods of showers will continue on Wednesday along a cold front, with some pockets of heavy rain possible.
Rain will end by Wednesday evening with some areas picking up rain totals of one to two inches. It will be breezy on Wednesday with highs in the low 60s.
Cooler air begins to arrive on Thursday. It will be breezy with highs in the mid 50s.
There is a chance of a few showers on Saturday but the real story next weekend will be the cooler temperatures. Afternoon highs will only climb into the mid 40s Saturday and Sunday.
Temperatures fell into the low to mid 20s this morning, the coldest morning since March 29th, where temperatures fell to 24 degrees.
It was a fantastic fall day with temperatures climbing into the mid 50s after a cold start this morning.
It won’t be quite as cold tonight. Winds will be light, out of the southwest. Wake up temperatures will be in the mid 30s.
A terrific Sunday will take shape with blue skies and brilliant sunshine. Afternoon highs will climb into the low 60s, running nearly 10 degrees above normal.
Changes move in for the work week with a wet pattern moving in. Clouds will increase Monday with a chance of showers by afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the mid 50s.
Showers become likely Monday night and will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday. Rain could be heavy at times on Wednesday, with windy conditions.
Rain will end by early Thursday morning with breezy winds remaining.
A nice fall weekend is in store with light wind and a gradual warming trend. Temperatures have tumbled into the upper 20s this morning, making it the coldest morning since March 29th. Temperatures will rebound into the mid 50s this afternoon with light breezes out of the southwest.
It will be a cool but sunny weather for the IU vs. Michigan game in Bloomington.
It will be clear and cold again tonight with temperatures falling into the low 30s.
Sunday will bring more mild conditions to central Indiana. The winds will continue to turn out of the southwest, allowing temperatures to climb into the low 60s.
A wet pattern will move in for most of the work week.
Clouds will increase on Monday with a chance of afternoon showers. Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 50s.
Rain will become likely by Monday evening along a warm front.
Scattered showers will continue on Tuesday with heavy rain possible on Wednesday.
There is a chance of a few lingering showers on Thursday.
Another pleasant but cool fall day is in store with sunny skies and highs in the low to 50s.
Temperatures will fall back into the low 30s Monday morning under mostly clear skies.
Clouds will increase on Monday as another system moves in. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 50s.
There is a chance of a few scattered showers Monday evening into early Tuesday morning.
Tuesday will be mild with partly sunny skies by afternoon and highs in the low 60s.
A stronger system will arrive on Wednesday. Winds will pick up out of the south and temperatures will climb into the mid 60s. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon with rain becoming likely by evening. A few strong storms are possible along the cold front, with gusty winds likely.
Rain will taper off Thursday morning with a slow clearing to partly sunny skies Thursday afternoon. It will be a windy day, as the system slowly departs the Great Lakes.
Much cooler air moves in behind the front with below normal temperatures for Friday on through the weekend.