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Fantastic Fall Weather Continues Before Falling Temperatures

Posted By · October 26, 2014 at 6:35 am

The awesome autumn weather continues today with mostly sunny skies and highs climbing into the upper 60s to 70 degrees.


It will be mostly clear and mild tonight with light breezes turning out of the south. Temperatures will only fall into the mid 50s.

Monday will be the warmest day of the week. It will be breezy with winds out of the southwest, allowing temperatures to soar into the upper 70s. That is unseasonably warm for this time of year, although not a record breaker. The record for Monday is 83 degrees, set back in 1940.


A cold front will begin to move into central Indiana Tuesday morning.   Showers with a few isolated thunderstorms will be likely by mid morning Tuesday through late afternoon. Temperatures will still be above normal with a high in the low to mid 60s.


Much cooler air will filter in over the next several days following the cold front.

Right now, a sprinkle or two will be possible on Halloween. Otherwise, it will be breezy and cool with a high near 50 degrees.

A hard freeze will be possible Saturday morning as temperatures tumble into the low 30s.

After a warm start to the work week, it will be much cooler by the end of the week.


Next weekend looks sunny, dry and cool.


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More 70s on the Way, Cool By Late Week

Posted By · October 25, 2014 at 6:21 pm

After a beautiful fall day, a quiet and cool night is in store.  It will be clear with temperatures falling to near normal for this time of year, into the mid 40s.


Sunday will bring a nice finish to the weekend with sunny skies and temperatures climbing near 70 degrees.


A warm front will arrive on Monday, bringing some changes.  Clouds will increase on Monday afternoon and warm southerly breezes will allow temperatures to climb into the upper 70s.  It won’t be a record breaking day but temperatures will still be running about 15 degrees above average.

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A cold front will begin to push in on Tuesday morning and that will bring scattered showers and some isolated thunderstorms.  The timing at this point, looks to be around mid morning through late afternoon.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 60s.

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Cooler air will filter by mid week with temperatures only climbing into the mid 50s.  

Right now, Halloween looks dry but cool and breezy.  Afternoon highs will be running about 10 degrees below normal, in the low 50s.  

If you recall last year, Halloween was a soggy and stormy day.  There was record rainfall at the Indianapolis Airport of 2.01”.  There were some severe wind reports that day too, with gusts from 58 mph in Indianapolis to 75 mph in Muncie.  Many communities cancelled or postponed Halloween.



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Fantastic Fall Weekend

Posted By · October 25, 2014 at 7:11 am

It will be a fantastic fall weekend! A few sprinkles will be possible this morning with some cloud coverage. The clouds will gradually clear out this afternoon with temperatures climbing into the low 70s, running 10 degrees above normal.


It will be mostly clear this evening with temperatures falling into the mid 40s.

Another gorgeous day will be in store on Sunday with highs near 70 degrees under mostly sunny skies.


The October warm spell will peak Monday with temperatures climbing into the mid 70s.

A cold front will bring showers and thunderstorms to central Indiana on Tuesday.


Temperatures will be running below normal mid week through the weekend.

Friday is Halloween and Trick or Treater’s will enjoy dry weather but it will be breezy. Last year on Halloween, over two inches of rain was measured at the Indianapolis Airport.


The cooler air sticks around through the weekend.


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Cool But Sunny Today, Gorgeous Weekend Ahead

Posted By · October 22, 2014 at 11:59 am

It was a cool, frosty start this morning as temperatures tumbled to 38 degrees.  That’s the coldest temperature since May 18th.

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After a couple of cloudy days, a much brighter day is on tap.  It will be a bit cool for this time of year with temperatures climbing into the upper 50s.

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Another round of frost is expected Thursday morning as clear skies allow temperatures to fall back into the mid 30s.

An area of high pressure will start to push east and that will allow a southwesterly flow to kick in on Thursday afternoon.  Temperatures will climb to near 60 degrees.  A few clouds will start to filter in by late afternoon as a weak upper level system arrives.

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A few sprinkles will be possible late Thursday night into Friday morning.

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A gradual warming trend continues into next week.  This weekend looks fantastic with sunny and dry conditions and temperatures will climb into the upper 60s to near 70 degrees.

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Gradual Clearing Today, Brighter Rest of Week

Posted By · October 21, 2014 at 12:29 pm

A stubborn upper level low will slowly drift off to the east today.  A few light spotty showers will be possible, especially in our northern viewing area.  The skies will slowly clear today as high pressure build in.  Temperatures will remain in the mid 50s this afternoon.


The skies will continue to clear out overnight, allowing temperatures to fall into the mid 30s.  Patchy frost will be likely.

A much brighter pattern arrives on Wednesday.  It will be sunny and cool with highs in the upper 50s. 

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The gradual warming trend will continue well into next week with temperatures climbing above average this weekend.  The SkyTrak13 weather team is forecasting temperatures around 70 degrees Sunday and Monday.


A weak cold front will arrive late Thursday night and there may be the need to put some light rain in the forecast.  Otherwise, a dry pattern will continue into next week, as well.


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Wet Pattern Sticks Around

Posted By · October 14, 2014 at 11:42 am

Showers and a few thunderstorms will taper off from west to east this afternoon.  There is still a chance of a few more showers and thunderstorms redeveloping.  Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with an early high in the mid 60s.  Temperatures will slowly fall through the rest of the day.



It will be mostly cloudy tonight with another chance of scattered showers.  Temperatures will fall into the low 50s, running a few degrees above average.

More rain will be likely by Wednesday afternoon with a high around 60 degrees.



A few more lingering showers will be possible Thursday morning before a drier pattern returns.  The stubborn weather system will finally move east, with afternoon highs climbing into the low 60s.


Some sunshine returns on Friday with a high in the mid 60s.

The dry pattern will continue through the weekend.  It will be cool with highs in the mid to upper 50s.  Patchy frost will be possible Sunday



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Spotty Showers Possible Today, Stormy Monday & Tuesday

Posted By · October 12, 2014 at 8:09 am

An unsettled weather pattern will start to take over today as a warm front approaches. Clouds will increase from south to north today with a chance of a spotty shower or two later this afternoon into the evening.

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It will be slightly warmer today than yesterday, although still below normal. Highs will top out in the low 60s.


Winds will turn out of the south this evening with mostly cloudy skies. A few isolated showers will be possible this evening with better chances of showers and thunderstorms by Monday morning. It will be mild with a low in the upper 50s.

Warm, moist air pushes in on Monday. It will FEEL humid. Temperatures will likely climb into the low 70s with breezy winds out of the south. There will be several dry hours on Monday afternoon before more thunderstorms develop.

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Strong to severe storms will be possible, with the best time of arrival from late afternoon Monday through early Tuesday morning. Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible.

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Your SkyTrak13 weather team will keep you updated with the latest information as the storm system develops.

Heavy rain looks likely with this slow moving system. At this point, it looks like this low pressure system will stick around through Wednesday. Potential rainfall totals by then could be from 1.5” to 2.5” of rain.

High pressure will build in again by late in the work week. This will allow central Indiana to dry out with the quiet pattern continuing through the weekend.


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Frosty for Some Sunday, Stormy Start to Work Week

Posted By · October 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm

A Frost Advisory is in effect Sunday morning, 2am-8am EDT for White, Cass, Miami, Wabash, Grant, Blackford and Jay counties. The skies will be clear overnight, allowing temperatures to tumble into the upper 30s.

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Clouds will increase through the day on Sunday as a warm front arrives. A few spotty showers will be possible, especially along and south of I-70.


Winds will start to turn out of the east-southeast and temperatures will warm a few degrees higher than today with highs in the low 60s.


Shower chances continue Sunday night through Monday afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the low 70s with breezy southerly winds. Showers and thunderstorms will be likely by late afternoon and early evening on Monday. Some storms could be strong to severe Monday night into Tuesday morning.

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Tuesday will still be soggy and stormy with highs near 60 degrees.

A few more showers will be possible on Wednesday but Thursday through the weekend, looks dry at this point.


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