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Apr
06

Sunny Today, Wet Monday

Posted By · April 6, 2014 at 8:13 am

Another beautiful day is on tap with sunny skies and winds out of the southeast, allowing temperatures to climb into the upper 50s to near 60 degrees.

high today

Clouds will gradually increase later this afternoon as a developing low pressure system moves in from the Gulf of Mexico.  There is a chance of rain early Monday morning and rain will become likely by mid morning.  This system will tap into moisture from the Gulf and pockets of heavy rain will be possible Monday afternoon into the evening.  It will be a windy, raw day with temperatures only climbing into the upper 40s.  A good inch of rain is possible before this system exits early Tuesday morning.

ft monday    rain accum

Tuesday will remain cloudy with highs in the low 50s.

A warming trend will continue through Thursday, where temperatures will climb into the upper 60s and low 70s.  The last time a 70 degree or warmer day occurred was on October 13, 2013, with a high of 71 degrees.  It will be windy and sunny on Thursday too.

A cold front will push through late Thursday night, bringing a chance of rain early Friday morning.

Friday will be mainly dry and mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 60.

At this point, Saturday looks dry with another chance of rain arriving on Sunday.

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Apr
05

A Beautiful Sunday Before More Rain Arrives

Posted By · April 5, 2014 at 7:02 pm

The clouds have slowly cleared out today and that will allow a cold night to settle in.  Temperatures will fall into the low 30s by Sunday morning, with light breezes out of the northeast.

sunday lows

Sunday will be mild and sunny with highs near 60 degrees.

An area of low pressure will develop along the Gulf of Mexico and move northeast on Sunday.

ft sunday

Central Indiana will be on the back side of this system.  Clouds will increase Sunday night with rain becoming likely by late morning on Monday.  Rain could be heavy at times with some areas picking up another half inch to one inch of rain to already saturated ground.  It will be a windy and raw day with temperatures only climbing into the upper 40s.

rain  ft monday

Rain will taper off early Tuesday morning.  Another disturbance could bring scattered showers again by afternoon with highs in the mid 50s.

A couple of dry days will take over Wednesday and Thursday.  Thursday will see the warmest day of the year thus far, with temperatures climbing into the low 70s.

Another shot at rain arrives on Friday.

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Apr
05

Dry & Sunny Conditions on tap for the Weekend

Posted By · April 5, 2014 at 7:33 am

A tranquil weekend is on tap with dry weather dominating Central Indiana.   The sunny and dry conditions will allow drying today and Sunday before rain returns on Monday.

The clouds will slowly clear out later this morning.  By late afternoon, it will be mostly sunny with highs in the  low 50s.  The winds will also continue to relax, making way for a pleasant day.

highs today

It will be mostly clear tonight with lows in the low 30s.

Sunday will be mostly sunny with increasing clouds by late afternoon.  The wind will be out of the southeast, allowing temperatures to climb into the upper 50s to near 60s, near normal for this time of year.

sunday

By late Sunday night, an area of low pressure will start to arrive from the Gulf of Mexico.  There is a chance of rain early Monday morning and then it will become likely by mid morning.  Central Indiana will be on the back side of this low pressure so it will be a chilly, raw, and windy day with temperatures holding near steady in the mid to upper 40s.

A few more showers will be possible Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Another disturbance pushes in on Tuesday afternoon, bringing a chance of some scattered showers.

Mid week will be mainly dry with a gradual warming trend.

warmest day

There is another chance of rain late Thursday night into Friday morning, as a warm front lifts through the area.

Next Saturday looks sunny and warm with highs near 70 but Sunday could bring more rain.

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Mar
30

Warmer Monday, Active Pattern Rest of Week

Posted By · March 30, 2014 at 6:56 pm

What a difference a day makes.  Yesterday was Winter-like, with temperatures only climbing to 38 degrees.  Today was much more Spring-like, with highs climbing into the mid 50s.

march madness

high temp

The wind will begin to turn out of the south this evening and temperatures will fall into the upper 30s Monday morning, near normal for this time of year.

Monday is my pick of the week, with sunny skies and temperatures will soar into the mid to upper 60s.

monday

Clouds will increase Monday night as a cold front arrives.  There is a chance of rain late Monday night through Tuesday morning.

Cooler air arrives behind the cold front on Tuesday but it will still be pleasant with partly sunny skies by afternoon and temperature will rise to near normal with a  high in the upper 50s.

An active weather pattern takes over mid week.  Rain will be possible on Wednesday and it will become likely by Wednesday night.   If you are going to the Pacer game Wednesday night against Detroit, Channel 13 will be giving away free ponchos to the first 3000 fans.  You may need that poncho, especially on your way out of Bankers Life Fieldhouse!

pacers

More rain is likely on Thursday, with a few thunderstorms possible.

A dry and quiet pattern pushes in on Friday afternoon and will continue through the weekend.

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Mar
30

Spring-like Temperatures Return

Posted By · March 30, 2014 at 7:13 am

After a wintry start to our weekend, today will be much improved!  It will be brighter and warmer with sunny skies and temperatures will climb to near normal for this time of year.  The wind will be light out of the north this morning and will then begin to turn out of the south this afternoon.  Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 50s.

sunday     today

It will be mostly clear tonight with lows in the upper 30s by Monday morning.

Monday will be the best day of the week with sunny skies and temperatures will climb into the upper 60s.

monday

Clouds will increase Monday evening as a cold front approaches.  There is a chance of a few scattered showers late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

More rain chances arrive on Wednesday with rain becoming likely by Wednesday night through Thursday.  A few thunderstorms will be possible Thursday, as well.

Temperatures will remain at or above normal through the work week.

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Mar
29

Spring-like Sunday

Posted By · March 29, 2014 at 7:20 pm

The wintry mix has moved out of the Indiana and a slow clearing will take over tonight.  Mostly clear skies will allow temperatures to fall into the upper 20s, running 10 degrees below normal.

tonight

More Spring-like temperatures arrive on Sunday.  Temperatures will rebound quickly with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 50s.

sunday

Monday will be even better yet with temperatures soaring into the upper 60s.

A cold front will push in Monday night, bringing a slight chance of rain through Tuesday morning.

More rain is possible on Wednesday with rain likely by Wednesday night.

The active pattern continues Thursday with rain likely and a few thunderstorms will be possible.

Temperatures will stay at or above normal through the work week.

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Mar
29

Feeling Like Winter Today, Sunny & Spring-like Sunday

Posted By · March 29, 2014 at 7:23 am

A storm system pushes in today, bringing a wintry mix to Central Indiana.  Rain will give way to slushy snow through early afternoon.  Some snow will accumulate on grassy surfaces with an inch of snow possible, especially in eastern Indiana.  The rest of the area will receive less than an inch of snow.  It will be a chilly, raw, Winter-like day with temperatures only climbing into the upper 30s with wind chill values in the mid 20s.

ft sat 11am     ft sat 3pm

High pressure builds in again later tonight, allowing a gradual clearing of the skies.  Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s.

Sunday will be more Spring-like with sunny skies and highs in the upper 50s.

sunday

Monday will be even warmer and continued dry with highs in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees.

An active pattern arrives after Monday though, bringing several chances of rain.

There is a slight chance of rain late Monday night, as a cold front arrives.  Tuesday will be mainly dry and mild.

Rain will be possible Wednesday and it will become likely by Wednesday night.  Rain will continue on Thursday with a few thunderstorms possible Thursday as well.

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Mar
23

Tracking a Cold and Snowy Start to the Workweek

Posted By · March 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm

The far below normal temperatures for late March continue for the next couple of days.

It will be partly cloudy tonight with temperatures falling into the upper teens and low 20s.  The winds will be lighter but wind chill values will still be in the low teens.  Clouds will gradually increase on Monday with highs in the upper 30s.

monday

A Clipper system will arrive late Monday night.  Snow showers will become likely, especially during the early morning hours on Tuesday.  A dusting to one inch of snow will be possible.  Accumulations will be higher along and north of a Crawfordsville – Noblesville-Muncie line while south of that line, accumulations will be lighter.

tuesday snow

Snow will diminish by late morning Tuesday from west to east.  Tuesday will be cloudy and cold with a high in the low 30s.

Clouds will decrease on Wednesday but temperatures will remain well below normal with highs in the mid 30s.

Temperatures rebound to near normal on Thursday with rain becoming likely Thursday night into Friday.

Scattered showers will be possible on Friday with breezy winds and highs in the upper 50s.

At this point, next weekend looks dry and near seasonal.

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