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May
17

Chance of Rain Monday, Dry rest of Work Week

Posted By · May 17, 2015 at 9:00 pm

A few isolated showers have developed this evening.  The risk of severe weather has been lifted.

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Most areas will remain dry this evening with just a chance of a few isolated showers and storms overnight.  Temperatures will fall into the mid 60s.

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The cold front will gradually move over central Indiana on Monday.  There is a chance of a few more afternoon showers and thunderstorms, especially in east central Indiana.  It will still be a warm day with highs in the low 80s.

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Cooler and drier air will filter in behind the cold front on Tuesday.  Temperatures will only climb into the mid 60s under mostly sunny skies.

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The cooler air sticks around for the next couple of days with lows dipping into the mid 40s.

A gradual warming trend will continue into the weekend.

IMS Racing Experience & Fan Track Laps at the track should be perfect, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 60s.  Carb Day looks awesome with partly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s.  Conditions look fantastic for the 500 Festival Parade too, with highs in the mid 70s.

Right now, the latest models have moved up a storm system from Monday to Sunday.  So, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms on race day. We will continue to update the forecast for the Indianapolis 500 and all of the activities leading up to it.

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May
17

Stronger Storms Possible Tonight

Posted By · May 17, 2015 at 2:13 pm

Another round of showers and thunderstorms will develop late this afternoon into the evening.  The storms will be a bit more organized today than yesterday, due to the cold front at the surface.  There is a lot of instability and moisture in the air that will allow for some heavy downpours, small hail and gusty winds.

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There is a low risk of a few strong to severe storms in west central Indiana, including Lafayette, Crawfordsville, Greencastle and Terre Haute.  The risk will continue into early Monday morning.  Temperatures this afternoon will climb into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.  With dewpoints in the 60s, it will feel rather sticky.  Winds will be out of the south from 10 to 15 mph.

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Storms will likely diminish late tonight with a chance of a few isolated showers and storms overnight.  Temperatures will fall into the mid 60s.

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The cold front will gradually move over central Indiana on Monday.  There is a chance of a few more afternoon showers and thunderstorms, especially in east central Indiana.  It will still be a warm day with highs in the low 80s.

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Cooler and drier air will filter in behind the cold front on Tuesday.  Temperatures will only climb into the mid 60s under mostly sunny skies.

The cooler air sticks around for the next couple of days with lows dipping into the mid 40s.

A gradual warming trend will continue into the weekend.

IMS Racing Experience & Fan Track Laps at the track should be perfect, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 60s.  Carb Day looks awesome with partly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s.  Conditions look fantastic for the 500 Festival Parade too, with highs in the mid 70s.

Right now, the latest models have moved up a storm system from Monday to Sunday.  So, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms on race day. We will continue to update the forecast for the Indianapolis 500 and all of the activities leading up to it.

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May
16

More Rain in the Weekend Forecast

Posted By · May 16, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Heavy pockets of rain fell across central Indiana this afternoon.  The atmosphere was primed with humid, moist air, bringing most areas a quarter of an inch to a half of an inch of rain today.  Temperatures didn’t climb much today, due to the rain and cloud coverage.  Afternoon highs topped out in the low 70s.

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More showers are likely at least into the early evening.  A few more heavy downpours will be possible with a few isolated thunderstorms.  It will remain mostly cloudy this evening with temperatures falling into the mid to upper 60s.  Patchy dense fog will be possible in the morning.

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The unsettled weather pattern continues Sunday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms late morning into the afternoon and then rain will be likely by late afternoon.  Temperatures should climb into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.  It will be a bit gusty at times, around 20 mph out of the south.   Hopefully, there will be a much bigger, drier window to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.

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Showers and thunderstorms will continue into early Monday morning.  Overnight lows will fall into the upper 60s.

More showers and storms will be possible on Monday, especially in east central Indiana as the cold front slowly exits the state.  Afternoon highs will climb to near 80 degrees.

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Much cooler and drier air returns on Tuesday with a gradual warming trend by the end of the work week.

Conditions look great for Carb Day at the track with sunny skies and highs in the mid 70s.

Right now, Memorial Day weekend looks dry Saturday and Sunday but there is a chance of rain on Memorial Day.

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May
16

Weekend Storms

Posted By · May 16, 2015 at 7:32 am

The chance of more scattered showers and thunderstorms remains in play this weekend but there will be many dry hours.

The unstable and humid air mass over central Indiana will be prime for some showers and thunderstorms but the timing of rain is difficult. There will be lift in the atmosphere to trigger scattered showers and thunderstorms. The first round is moving through this morning with another round is likely to develop by mid afternoon into the early evening. Any thunderstorm could bring some heavy rain and small hail. Temperatures will climb into the low 80s with wind out of the south from 5 to 10 mph. It will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy this afternoon. The Indianapolis 500 time trials are today so teams will be dodging some rain, but there should be plenty of dry hours at the track.

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There is a slight chance of a shower or storm tonight. It will be mostly cloudy, warm and muggy overnight with a low in the upper 60s.

The active weather continues on Sunday but the best chance of showers and thunderstorms looks to hold off until later in the afternoon. This is great news for the Indianapolis Pole Day at the track. There will be many dry hours across central Indiana with highs climbing into the low 80s. Winds will be out of the south from 5-15 mph.

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A cold front will approach the area Sunday night, bringing the highest threat of showers and storms. There is the potential for heavy rain, gusty winds and small hail.

A few more scattered showers will be possible on Monday, especially in southern and east central Indiana. The cold front will exit the state by afternoon, and that will allow cooler and drier air to return. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s.

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Temperatures will fall into the upper 40s Tuesday morning and only climb into the mid 60s by afternoon.

The cooler pattern will continue through the work week.

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May
15

Active Weather Pattern Through Monday

Posted By · May 15, 2015 at 1:07 pm

Today started off with some showers and a few isolated thunderstorms.  It also brought some wonderful rainbows.

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An unsettled weather pattern is taking shape today and will continue on through Monday afternoon.  More humid, warm air pushes in today with temperatures climbing into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees today.  Winds will be out of the southwest, gusting around 20 mph.  A few more spotty showers and thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon, but it looks like a good part of the afternoon will be dry.

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Another round of showers and a few isolated thunderstorms will be possible tonight into Sunday morning.  Temperatures will only fall into the upper 60s.

There is a better chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon.  Some thunderstorms could bring some heavy downpours and small hail.  No severe weather is expected but some gusty winds will be possible too. There will be several dry hours on Saturday but you may have to dodge a few storms.  Qualifications will be taking place at the Speedway on Saturday.  Make sure you have the SkyTrak13 app on your phone. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s and low 80s.

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A few more spotty showers or storms will be possible on Saturday night with a low in the upper 60s.

Sunday is Pole Day at the Track.  More showers and thunderstorms will be possible, especially late afternoon into the evening.  Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s and low 80s.

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A cold front will fire more showers and thunderstorms late Sunday night into Monday morning.  Some heavy rain is possible but no severe weather is expected at this time.

A few lingering showers are possible Monday but drier air will start to push in by Monday afternoon.  Highs will still climb to near 80 degrees.

It will be much cooler and less humid on Tuesday with highs in the mid 60s.

The cool, dry pattern will continue through the work week.

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May
10

Scattered Storms Today, Strong Storms Possible Monday

Posted By · May 10, 2015 at 7:09 am

Happy Mother’s Day! You will have to dodge showers and scattered thunderstorms today but no severe weather is expected. It will be warm and muggy again with temperatures climbing to near 80 degrees. Yesterday was the 5th day in a row of 80 plus degree temperatures . The streak will likely come to an end today.

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Rain chances will taper off after sunset tonight. It will be mostly cloudy overnight with patchy fog possible. Wake up temperatures Monday morning will be in the mid 60s.

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The active weather pattern continues on Monday. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Monday morning.

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There will be several dry hours Monday afternoon with even some sunshine. The sunshine will cause the atmosphere to become more unstable. This could set the stage of strong to severe thunderstorms. All of Indiana is outlined for a risk of severe weather, with south central Indiana  under a moderate at risk.

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Organized thunderstorms will be possible by late afternoon through the evening from west to east in central Indiana as a strong cold front arrives. The biggest threats are damaging winds and large hail. Isolated tornadoes will be possible too.

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Cooler and drier air will arrive behind the cold front late Monday night. The skies will clear out Tuesday morning with temperatures falling into the low 50s.MONDAY NIGHT

Tuesday will be refreshing and less humid. It will also be a bit breezy with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s.

The cooler and dry pattern will continue through Thursday. Lows will fall into the mid 40s mid week.

More active weather moves back in by Friday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the weekend.

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May
09

More Storms Likely Mother’s Day

Posted By · May 9, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Another complex of showers and storms is likely this evening.  Heavy downpours and lightning will be likely.  It will be mostly cloudy overnight with mild temperatures.   Lows will only fall into the mid 60s.

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You’ll likely have to dodge more storms on Mother’s Day too.  It now looks like the best chance of storms will be in the afternoon.  There will be many dry hours, especially by evening.  Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s and low 80s.

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The unsettled weather pattern continues on Monday too.  A strong cold front will bring the potential of strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon into the evening.  It will be another warm and muggy day with highs in the upper 70s.

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Much cooler air arrives behind the cold front on Tuesday.  Afternoon highs will only climb into the upper 60s.

The cooler pattern continues for several days with wake up temperatures falling into the mid 40s.

The next chance of rain arrives on Friday and Saturday.

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May
09

Weekend Scattered Storms

Posted By · May 9, 2015 at 6:42 am

An unsettled weather pattern moves in this weekend and will continue through Monday.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely today, especially this afternoon into the early evening. With the heat of the afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will develop. Not everyone will see rain today but localized heavy downpours will be possible.  Temperatures will still climb into the low 80s with sticky conditions.

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The 500 Kids Day & Rookie Run will take place late morning through early afternoon on Monument Circle. Make sure to grab the rain gear before you head out.

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The gates open at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this morning at 8am with the main event, Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis set to start at 3:50pm.

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Keep in mind, these cars will race rain or shine. Have a poncho and make sure that you have the SkyTrak13 weather app on your smart phone. You can track any storms on Live Doppler 13 Radar.

A few more storms are possible this evening with wake up temperatures Sunday morning in the mid 60s.

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More scattered storms are likely on Mother’s Day with temperatures soaring back into the low 80s. Again, not every area will see rain and it won’t rain all day. Right now, the best chance of showers and thunderstorms will be in the morning.

A cold front will arrive on Monday. This will bring the chance of a strong to severe thunderstorms. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s.

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Behind the cold front, cooler, drier air will push in. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and breezy with afternoon highs in the upper 60s.

High pressure will move in for a couple of days, keeping it dry, quiet and cool until Friday.

Chances of showers and thunderstorms return Friday and Saturday.

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