The warming trend continues again today and on through the week. Only 6 out of 21 days of May have been above average. The average high so far this month is only 67 degrees. So, not only has it been below average, temperatures have been well below average! In fact, temperatures are running 15 to 20 degrees warmer than last weekend.
It’s also been a rainy month, with only 4 days of May without any report of precipitation. While there has been 3. 51” of rain so far for May 2016, it’s actually near normal, only a few hundredth above average.
More rain is on the way this week but we’ll enjoy a few more dry days before it arrives. Today will be a beautiful day with sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 70s. Winds will be increasing out of the northwest from 5 to 15 mph.
It will be clear and cool tonight with overnight temperatures falling into the low 50s.
Monday will be bring much of the same with sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s.
An unsettled pattern returns Wednesday with scattered showers and thunderstorm chances moving in. Some storms could be strong.
Right now, this pattern looks like it will stick around through Saturday. The Skytrak13 Weather Team will continue to tweak the forecast and timing of rain for you Holiday weekend.
After a wet start this morning, it was mostly to partly cloudy this afternoon with highs in the low 70s.
There is a small chance of a few sprinkles this evening.
The skies will gradually clear out and the winds die down tonight. Temperatures will fall to near 50 degrees.
It will be mostly sunny and warmer Sunday with temperatures climbing into the upper 70s. Winds will be a bit breezy, out of the northwest from 10 to 15 mph. This weekend is much warmer than last weekend.
It is Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It will be a great day for the fans for qualifications and the Fast 9 qualifying positions.
The quiet dry pattern will continue through Tuesday.
An unsettled weather pattern moves in on Wednesday and will continue into the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.
A few light to medium showers have been falling this morning, as an upper level systems spins over the Great Lakes. Most of the rain will come to an end this morning with a few isolated showers possible through the afternoon.
Clouds will slowly decrease this afternoon too, with highs near 70 degrees.
It will be mostly clear and cool tonight with temperatures falling to 50 degrees.
Sunday will be a brighter and warmer finish to the weekend. Winds will be a bit breezy, out of the northwest from 10 to 15 mph with highs near normal for this time of year. Afternoon temperatures will climb into the mid 70s.
Temperatures will be running about 10 to 15 degrees above last weekend’s high temperatures.
The warming trend continues through the work week. Monday will be much like Sunday, with highs in the mid to upper 70s.
More unsettled weather returns by mid week with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible Wednesday on into the Holiday weekend. The Skytrak13 Weather Team will keep you updated on storm chances and timing.
It was a blustery May day with temperatures struggling to climb into the upper 40s and low 50s. Breezy winds kept wind chill values in the upper 30s and low 40s. The clouds have been hanging tough but they will start to scatter later this evening. Temperatures will fall quickly overnight, falling into the low to mid 30s. The record of 35 degrees set back in 1973, could be tied or broken Sunday morning.
Patchy frost is likely too, with much of north central Indiana under a Frost Advisory overnight. Be sure to cover you sensitive plants and flowers.
Sunday will still be unseasonably cool but sunny. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 50s with breezy winds out of the west-northwest.
A gradual warm up moves in during the work week. Monday will be cool with highs in the low 60s under mostly sunny skies.
Clouds will increase Monday night and showers and thunderstorms will be possible Monday night through Tuesday afternoon.
Temperatures finally climb back into the low 70s by the end of the work week.
The Indianapolis 500 Qualifications are next Saturday and right now, there is a slight chance of rain.
It will be unseasonably cool this weekend with temperatures running 15 to 20 degrees below mid-May normal averages. It will remain cloudy today with breezy winds out of the northwest. Winds will gust around 25 mph and the air temperatures will only rebound into the low 50s. That is normally our average low for this time of year. It will FEEL like the low to mid 40s today. There is a chance of a few sprinkles too.
It will be a chilly but fun afternoon for the 500 Festival Kids Day at Monument Circle from 12noon to 4pm. Dress the kids for the chilly conditions.
It will be breezy at the track too for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis. The race officially starts at 3:50pm and temperatures will be in the low 50s.
A gradual clearing moves in tonight. Layer up for the concerts at White River State Park and at Klipsch Music Center. This evening, temperatures will be in the mid to low 40s. Temperatures will eventually tumble into the upper 30s Sunday morning. The record for Sunday is 35 degrees set in 1973. Patchy frost is likely.
Sunday will be brighter and a bit warmer too. Temperatures will rebound into the upper 50s with breezy winds out of the northwest.
Temperatures will remain below normal through most of the work week.
There is a chance of rain late Monday night with showers and thunderstorms becoming likely on Tuesday.
Happy Mother’s Day! A few showers will be possible this morning into the early afternoon, as a cold front sags across southern Indiana. Coverage will be hit or miss with a mix of sun and clouds today. Temperatures will run below average today, only climbing into the low to mid 60s.
The cold front will lift north later tonight and that will trigger more showers and thunderstorms. Most of the evening will be quiet and dry with rain holding off until after midnight.
Temperatures will fall into the mid 50s.
A few scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible on Monday with more rain moving in by Monday night.
It will be a warm day with temperatures climbing into the low to mid 70s.
The unsettled weather pattern continues through the work week with daily chances of rain.
Most of the showers and thunderstorms have come to an end for central Indiana today. A few thunderstorms will still be possible in southern Indiana, as a cold front sinks south.
The better chance of storms will be in southern Indiana, where the area has been mainly dry today.
The front did bring some gusty winds.
It will be mostly cloudy overnight with temperatures falling into the upper 40s.
The front will gradually return north on Sunday and a few spotty showers are possible Sunday morning.
Most of Mother’s Day will be dry with a mix of sun and clouds. It will be cooler with highs in the low to mid 60s.
Rain will become likely again tomorrow evening. A few thunderstorms are possible but we are not expecting any severe weather. Temperatures will only fall into the mid 50s.
An unsettled work week will be in place. There is a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms Monday with highs in the mid 70s.
Showers and thunderstorms become likely by Monday evening and it will be stormy on Tuesday.
There will be daily storm chance through Friday with temperatures running above average.
A few showers and thunderstorms will be possible late this morning through the afternoon as a cold front drops from north to south.
Clouds will increase and the winds will be breezy this afternoon, from 10 to 20 mph out of the west. Afternoon highs will climb into the low to mid 70s.
Mores showers and thunderstorms are likely later this evening. Some storms could be strong to severe, with the main threats being damaging winds and large hails. Storms will likely be out of the area by early Sunday morning with a low in the upper 40s.
A few more scattered showers will be possible along the boundary, especially in south central Indiana. It will be cooler too, with highs in the mid 60s.
An unsettled pattern will continue through next week with daily chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Patchy dense fog is developing this morning, especially in north central Indiana, with visibility down to less than a quarter mile in some locations. A few spotty showers and isolated thunderstorms are slowly drifting northeast, mainly along and south of I-70.
Fog will gradually lift by late morning but the clouds will remain. More widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and evening, along a cold front.
A few storms could be strong to severe, with the main threats being damaging winds and large hail. It will be warmer today, with afternoon highs climbing into the upper 60s and low 70s.
Rain will taper off early Monday morning with temperatures falling into the upper 40s.
Monday will be cool and cloudy with a few afternoon spotty showers possible. Afternoon highs will struggle to climb to 60 degrees.
Tuesday will be dry and seasonal with highs in the upper 60s.
Afternoon and evening showers will be possible Wednesday into Thursday but a dry pattern will move in by Thursday afternoon.
Right now, next weekend looks dry and pleasant.
It has been a wet day with widespread rain bringing most areas a half inch to three quarters of an inch of rain.
The steadier showers have ended but scattered showers will continue this evening. The Storm Prediction Center has downgraded the risk for central Indiana but there is still a low risk of severe storms along and south of I-70. The main threats are damaging winds and large hail from the thunderstorms.
The thunderstorm activity will wind down around midnight with cloudy skies remaining. Temperatures will hold near steady in the mid 50s overnight. A few more showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible Sunday morning.
Another round of showers and thunderstorms looks likely Sunday afternoon through early Monday morning.
Most of central Indiana is outlined for a risk of severe thunderstorms Sunday. Some storms could produce strong winds and large hail.
Sunday afternoon will be warmer too, with highs in the upper 60s.
Monday will be cloudy and cooler with highs in the low 60s.
Tuesday will be dry with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s.
More rain is possible Wednesday but drier air should take over Thursday on through the weekend, just in time for the One-America 500 Festival Mini-Marathon on Saturday.