There will be a roller coaster of temperatures this week.
More clouds will fill back in again today with a small chance of a spotty shower, mainly this afternoon. Winds will be out of the southeast with highs in the upper 70s.
The total super moon lunar eclipse will take place tonight but it may be too cloudy for a good view.
It will begin at 9:07pm with totality starting at 10:11pm. The event will be over at 12:27am Monday morning.
Monday will bring more summer heat with afternoon highs climbing into the low 80s, running nearly 10 degrees above normal. A few more isolated showers will be possible Monday afternoon.
A cold front will arrive on Tuesday, bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms late Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. It will still be a warm summer like day with afternoon highs in the low 80s.
The front will help usher in cooler air as high pressure builds in behind the cold front.
The skies will gradually clear out Wednesday with breezy winds out of the north. Temperatures will struggle to climb near 70 degrees.
Right now, the cooler, dry pattern will continue into the weekend with the next chance of rain arriving on Sunday.
Only a few hundredths of an inch of rain fell in some locations today. Temperatures climbed into the low 70s, near normal for this time of year.
An upper level system will keep central Indiana cloudy tonight and Sunday. Temperatures will fall into the low 60s Sunday morning.
The wind will start to turn out of the southeast on Sunday and that will allow temperatures to climb into the upper 70s.
The Colts will be in Nashville on Sunday, taking on the Tennessee Titans. It will be a mild afternoon with mostly cloudy skies and a chance of a light spotty shower.
The total super moon lunar eclipse will take place on Sunday evening. The moon will be full and at its closest point in its orbit around the earth. A lunar eclipse will occur too, moving into the shadow of the earth, giving it a “reddish” tint. The partial eclipse beings at 9:07pm and will end at 12:27am. There is a chance the clouds will clear out some for a view of it but don’t count on it.
More summer like heat returns on Monday with afternoon highs in the low 80s. There is a chance of a few spotty showers too.
A cold front will arrive late Tuesday, bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday.
More unsettled weather will be possible on Friday.
This weekend will be cloudier and cooler, looking and feeling more like fall. There is a slight chance of a few light spotty showers today, mainly along and south of I-70.
Afternoon highs will climb into the low 70s.
If you are heading to the Purdue game today in West Lafayette, there is a small chance of a sprinkle with mostly cloudy skies.
Tonight will remain cloudy but mild for this time of year, with overnight lows falling into the upper 50s. The average low for this time of year is 52 degrees.
The clouds will remain in place for Sunday but the winds will start to turn out of the southeast, allowing temperatures to climb into the upper 70s.
The total super moon lunar eclipse will take place Sunday night. This is when there is a full moon, the moon is the closest point in its orbit around the earth and a lunar eclipse will occur, all at the same time. The total maximum eclipse is 10:47pm EDT. There is a chance the clouds will clear out some for a view of it but don’t count on it.
Summer heat returns again for the beginning of the work week.
Rain chances return mid week along with slightly cooler temperatures.
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After a gorgeous week of sunny skies and mild temperatures, some changes arrive for the weekend. A few more clouds will arrive today but it will still be a summer-like day with temperatures climbing into the low 80s.
Clouds will increase tonight but it will be a dry evening for most during Operation Football. Temperatures this evening will fall into the upper 60s by 10pm.
There is a small chance of a few sprinkles from a Bedford-Columbus-Greensburg line and points south, mainly after 10pm.
Overnight lows will eventually fall into the low 60s.
A system to the southeast will actually retrograde to the northwest this weekend. This will allow clouds to spill into central Indiana and it will also bring a chance of a few light showers on Saturday.
The Purdue game is at noon against Bowling Green and it will be a bit cloudy but dry.
The best chance of rain will be east of I-69 and south of I-70. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected in any shower. It will be cooler and breezy with temperatures only climbing into the low 70s.
Clouds will stick around Saturday night with a low in the low 60s.
Sunday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 70s.
The summer heat returns for the work week with temperatures rebounding back into the low 80s Monday and Tuesday.
There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday next week.
The last Sunday of summer was gorgeous! After a cool start in the upper 40s and low 50s, temperatures rebounded into the low 70s.
A quiet and cool night is in store with temperatures falling back into the upper 40s and low 50s.
The dry and quiet pattern continues through the week as a ridge of high pressure dominates the Midwest.
Monday will be beautiful with afternoon highs climbing into the mid 70s, near normal for this time of year.
It will be a fantastic evening in downtown Indianapolis for the Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium for Monday Night Football. Temperatures will fall into the low 60s as you head out of the stadium. Overnight lows will fall back into the low 50s Tuesday morning.
The first day of autumn arrives on Wednesday morning at 4:20pm. It will feel like a summer day as temperatures climb to near 80 degrees.
Right now, next weekend looks dry and pleasant.
It’s a chilly fall-like start this morning with many areas dropping into the upper 40s. It will be a bright, dry and beautiful final Sunday of summer 2015.
Afternoon highs will be in the low 70s with light breezes out of the northeast.
A warming trend moves in Monday afternoon with mostly sunny skies and afternoon highs in the mid 70s. It will be a fantastic evening to be downtown Indy for the Colts game.
The Autumnal Equinox arrives officially at 4:20am EDT on Wednesday, September 23rd. It will feel more like a summer day, with temperatures climbing to near 80 degrees.
Temperatures will be running above average through the weekend.
After a wet start, the last Saturday of summer shook out to be a nice afternoon. Here are the rain totals from this morning.
It was a bit breezy and much cooler with afternoon highs struggling to climb into the low 70s.
The skies will gradually clear out this evening and that will allow temperatures to fall into the low 50s Sunday morning.
It won’t be as breezy Sunday with sunny skies. Afternoon highs will be in the low 70s.
A gradual warming trend and dry pattern continues during the work week with temperatures eventually climbing back to near 80 degrees.
The Colts take on the Jets at Lucas Oil Stadium for Monday Night Football. It will be an awesome day with afternoon highs in the mid 70s.
The first day of Autumn arrives on Wednesday morning and it will feel more like Summer, with a high near 80 degrees.
A cold front has been triggering showers and thunderstorms this morning. A few strong to severe thunderstorms moved through late last night with strong winds and large hail. Here are some of the storm reports:
The storms have weakened quite a bit with heavy rain and lightning as the main threats. Storms are moving northeast this morning and will taper off by late morning.
A few spotty showers are possible this afternoon, otherwise, it will be a mostly dry afternoon. It will be breezy today with wind out of the northwest, gusting around 25 mph.
Temperatures will only climb into the low 70s.
It will be clear and cool tonight with overnight lows falling into the low 50s.
Sunday will be a beautiful fall-like day with sunny skies and highs in the low 70s.
A slow warming trend returns this week with temperatures climbing back into the 80s for the first day of Autumn.