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01

Snow Storm Packing a Punch

Posted By · March 1, 2015 at 7:47 am

**A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Indianapolis and areas along the I-70 corridor until 7pm.  A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 7pm tonight. **

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Heavy snow will taper off this morning, as the main bulk of the moisture from this system pushes off to the east.

WHATS AHEAD

The snow didn’t let up at all over night and some heavy snow bands set up, allowing many areas to receive 5″ to 6” of snow so far.  There will be a lull in the snow mid morning but a few more snow showers will be likely this afternoon.  This will add on another inch or two to the snow pack.  Roads are snow covered and slick.  Please use caution when traveling this morning.

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Temperatures will climb into the low 30s this afternoon and snow will taper off by evening.

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The skies will gradually clear out tonight, allowing temperatures to tumble into the mid teens by morning.  Wind chill values will be in the single digits as the kids head to the bus stop.

Monday will be quiet and mostly sunny with highs in the mid 20s.

There is a chance of a brief freezing rain event early Tuesday morning.  As temperatures climb above the freezing mark, freezing rain will change over to just rain.  Rain could be heavy at times and flooding could be an issue.  Temperatures will climb to near normal for this time of year, into the mid 40s.

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Temperatures will fall on Wednesday with a chance of a few light snow showers.

A quiet and dry pattern returns Thursday and continues into the weekend.

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Feb
28

March in like a Lion

Posted By · February 28, 2015 at 7:02 pm

Another winter snow storm will impact your weekend. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 7pm tonight through 7pm Sunday night.

ADVISORY

Snow will become widespread this evening and will be steady overnight through mid morning. Indianapolis and areas along the I-70 corridor will be in the bulls eye of the heaviest snow.

WEEKEND WEATHER

By Sunday morning, Indianapolis should have 2” to 3” of snow on the ground. Temperatures will fall into the low 20s late this evening and then gradually warm up overnight.

MIDNIGHT  3AM 6AM TONIGHT

There will be a lull in the snow action from 6am through noon with just light flurries likely. Another wave of snow will arrive Sunday afternoon and continue into Sunday evening. Another 2” to 3” of snow will be possible during the afternoon. Afternoon highs will climb into the low 30s.

SNOW MAP

Monday morning could be slick commuting as temperatures fall into the upper teens. It will be a quiet and dry day, with another system arriving late Monday night.

This next system could start off as freezing rain overnight. It will then change over to all rain on Tuesday, as temperatures warm into the mid 40s. Heavy rain and flooding will be possible on Tuesday.

Temperatures will tumble on Wednesday with a chance of flurries.

Thursday and Friday look dry with a gradually warming trending taking place into the weekend.

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Feb
28

Tracking Another Weekend Winter Storm

Posted By · February 28, 2015 at 7:57 am

Another winter storm will arrive this weekend with accumulating snow likely.  Before the snow arrives, it will be a pleasant Saturday afternoon.  Clouds will increase during the afternoon with light wind out of the southeast.  That will allow temperatures to climb into the upper 20s.

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A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect for all of central Indiana tonight at 7pm and continues until 7pm Sunday.

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Snow will start to arrive in west central Indiana by 7pm.  The steadiest snow will likely occur after midnight and will continue through 5am for all of central Indiana.  Overnight snow totals will be from 2” to 4” north of Indianapolis and 1” to 3” for Indy and points south.  Temperatures will fall into the low 20s by morning.

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Another wave of snow will ramp up by 10am Sunday and will continue through late afternoon.  As temperatures climb above the freezing mark, rain will mix in with the snow.  This will bring down snow totals for Indianapolis and south of Indy.  There is enough moisture with this system to generate 6” of snow.  There is more confidence that higher snow totals will take place in north central Indiana due to the colder air.

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Snow totals in north central Indiana will be from 4” to 6” of snow.  Along the I-70 corridor, storm snow totals will be from 2” to 4” of snow.  The temperature will be a big factor with this system and will change snow accumulations if it gets warmer or colder than forecast.  It looks like the rain -snow mix for Indianapolis and south will change over to all snow by late afternoon.  Another tricky weekend forecast for Indianapolis!  We will tweak this forecast as this system evolves.

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Snow will taper off by Sunday evening but slick roads will be possible through Monday’s morning commute.

Monday will be a dry day but another system will arrive by late day.  A winter mix of freezing rain and snow will be possible into Tuesday morning.  Then rain will take over on Tuesday as temperatures climb into the mid 40s, which is seasonal for this time of year.  Heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding will be possible with this system.

Temperatures tumble on Wednesday with a rain and snow mix possible.

Quiet weather returns for Thursday and Friday.

On this date in Indiana Weather History:  In 1982, Indianapolis had the snowiest winter (December-February) on record for the city ends, with a  total of 51” of snow.

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Feb
22

Flurries Today, Bitter Cold for the Work Week

Posted By · February 22, 2015 at 6:54 am

A few flurries will be possible today, otherwise, a dry and cold pattern will take shape.

SUNDAY AFTERNOON planner

A Wind Chill Advisory goes into effect tonight at midnight and will continue until 9am.  Temperatures will crash to 6 below zero on Monday morning.

TONIGHT

Wind chill values will be running 15 to 24 below zero.  Over 100 year old record lows will be threatened Monday and Tuesday morning.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY

Monday will be a brutally cold day with temperatures only climbing into the upper single digits.

MONDAY RECORD COLD

Tuesday will be slightly warmer but blustery with highs in the mid 20s.

A cold front will push in on Tuesday night, ushering in another shot of bitter cold air.  Frigid conditions will continue through the work week.

There is a chance of snow showers on Saturday as temperatures finally climb back into the upper 20s.

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Feb
21

Colder But Drier Finish to the Weekend

Posted By · February 21, 2015 at 6:21 pm

All warnings have been cancelled and the snow has come to an end. Many areas in central Indiana received 4” to 7” of snow today.

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Here are a few fun tweets from today, having fun with the snow.

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A few flurries are possible tonight with mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will fall into the upper teens by Sunday morning.

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As an Arctic high pressure moves in, temperatures will only climb into the low 20s by late morning and then fall the rest of the day. It will be mostly cloudy Sunday with winds gusting up to 20 mph.

SUNDAY PLANNER

Temperatures will continue to tumble into Monday morning. Over 100 year old records could be broken Monday morning as temperature plunge to 8 below zero. The record low for Indianapolis on Monday is -1 set back in 1889. Lows on Tuesday morning have a chance to be broken as well.

The rest of the work week will be bitter cold with temperatures running more than 20 degrees below average. The Skytrak13 Weather Team is also tracking another chance of snow on Saturday.

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Feb
21

Winter Storm Continues

Posted By · February 21, 2015 at 8:10 am

Winter Storm Warning in effect until for most of central Indiana until 7pm tonight.

WINTER STORM WARNING

Most of the heaviest snow from this storm system has moved across central Indiana with many areas picking up 4” to 6” of snow so far.  There will be a lull in the snow activity for some areas this morning with another lighter round of snow expected by late morning continuing through early afternoon.  We are expecting  5” to 7” of snow along the I-70 corridor today with higher amounts possible in southeastern Indiana, including Greensburg, Bloomington, Columbus and Seymour.  That area has the potential of receiving more than 7” of snow, depending on how much sleet mixes in with the snow.  Otherwise, that area is in the 5” to 7” of snow range.  Areas north of Indianapolis, from a Crawfordsville – Tipton – Marion line are in the 2” to 5” snow range.   Today will be the best bet on shoveling your drive way and sidewalks as temperatures climb into the low 30s.

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Snow will move out of the area by late afternoon with a few flurries possible.  It will be cloudy with temperatures falling into the mid teens.  Temperatures will fall throughout the afternoon with wind chill values in the single digits.

Bitter cold Arctic air returns for the work week with the potential of a couple of old records to be broken.  Temperatures are forecast to fall to 8 below zero Monday morning.  The record for Monday is 1 below zero set back in 1889.   Another over 100 year record could be broke on Tuesday morning too.   While the pattern will be cold next week, it does look quiet.

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Feb
15

A Bitter Cold Sunday, Chance of Snow Monday

Posted By · February 15, 2015 at 7:21 am

A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect through mid morning today for all of central Indiana. Wind chill values are running 10 to 20 below zero.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY

Temperatures have tumbled into the single digits and will not warm up much at all today. Afternoon highs will only climb into the low teens with winds out of the northwest from 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values will remain below zero throughout the day with a mix of sun and clouds.

PLANNER

A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect tonight for south central Indiana and will continue through Monday evening.

WINTER AD

Clouds will increase tonight with temperatures falling to 3 above zero with wind chill values will be below zero. There is a chance of a few snow showers from a Bloomfield – Bloomington – Columbus line overnight.

MONDAY MORNING

An area of low pressure will move along the Ohio River Valley on Monday, bringing a chance of snow as far north as Indianapolis by Monday afternoon.

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Around 1” to 3” of snow will be possible along the I-70 corridor with higher accumulations to the south. Snow totals could be from 2” to 4” in south central Indiana. Afternoon highs will rebound into the low 20s with wind out of the southeast. Snow will taper off by Monday evening.

SNOW POTENTIAL MONDAY PLANNER

Bitter cold temperatures return by mid week as another Arctic blast pushes in. Temperatures will continue to run 10 to 20 degrees below normal through the extended forecast.

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Feb
14

A Blustery Valentine’s Night

Posted By · February 14, 2015 at 5:19 pm

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for White, Cass, Miami, Wabash, Grant, Blackford, and Jay counties until 9pm. Blowing and drifting snow will cause reduced visibilities of less than one quarter of a mile. A few more scattered snow showers will be possible.

WINTER ADVISORY

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for all of central Indiana this evening through mid morning Sunday. Wind chill values will be running 10 to 20 below zero.

WIND CHILL

A Wind Advisory is in effect for all of central Indiana until 7pm tonight as winds gusts from 30 to 45 mph.

BLUSTERY NIGHT

An Arctic front ushered in scattered snow showers, gusty winds and cold air today causing reduced visibilities.  Tori Brandt sent this picture in today, saying “The wind is blowing so hard here in Richmond you can’t see the road!!!”

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The winds will relax some tonight but temperatures will continue to tumble. Overnight lows will fall into the low single digits by Sunday morning with some areas dropping below zero. The breezy winds and cold temperatures will keep wind chill values running from 10 to 20 below zero tonight through Sunday morning. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect this evening through mid morning Sunday for all of central Indiana.  A few more light snow showers will be possible.

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Sunday will be dry but bitter cold. The wind will turn out of the north from 5 to 15 mph with afternoon highs struggling to climb into the low to mid teens. Wind chill values will still run about 10 below zero throughout the day.

SUNDAY FORECAST

There is a chance of some light snow in south central Indiana Monday morning but temperatures will climb back into the low 20s as the winds turn out of the southwest.

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There is another chance of light snow by Wednesday but the main story this week with be the unseasonably cold temperatures. Temperatures will be running 15 to 20 degrees below normal.

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