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Oct
11

Mainly Dry Weekend, Stormy Start to Work Week

Posted By · October 11, 2014 at 7:08 am

High pressure builds in today, bringing a bright and dry autumn day to central Indiana. Winds will be out of the northeast from 5 to 10 mph with a high near 60 degrees.

HIGHS TODAY

There are many college football games today and here are the forecasts:

PURDUE NOTRE DAME MUNCIE

It will be mostly clear this evening with temperature running about 5 degrees below average. Temperatures will fall to near 40 degrees Sunday morning.

Clouds will increase on Sunday with a chance of a shower or two Sunday afternoon, as a warm front lifts across central Indiana. Temperatures will climb into the low 60s.

SUNDAY

A more active pattern returns on Monday as a cold front pushes through. Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, with pockets of heavy rainfall likely.SLIGHT RISK  MONDAY 7AM  MONDAY PM

Afternoon highs will soar into the low 70s.

Tuesday looks wet too with more showers and thunderstorms likely.

There is a chance that the rainy activity could stick around through Wednesday but drier air arrives by Thursday and Friday. Temperatures will be running near seasonal by the end of the work week.

At this point, next weekend looks dry.

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Oct
05

Chilly Again Today, Warmer Mid Week

Posted By · October 5, 2014 at 7:37 am

As the clouds clear out this morning, temperatures are falling.  Patchy frost is likely this morning, especially in low lying and sheltered areas.  A Frost Advisory is in effect until 9am EDT this morning.

Today won’t feel as blustery as Saturday.  We have had quite a swing in temperatures since early Friday morning.

TEMP SWING

The winds will be a bit breezy at times, sustained from 5 to 15 mph.  The wind will be out of the southwest though, and that will allow more mild air to arrive later today.  Clouds will filter back in this afternoon with a high in the upper 50s.

 sunday   Colts game

There is a chance of an isolated shower later this evening through Monday morning.

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Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy and near normal for this time of year, with the mid 40s.

There are better chances of showers by Monday afternoon with highs in the low 60s.

monday ft 9am  monday 6pm ft

A few lingering showers will be possible Tuesday morning with partly sunny skies later on.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 60s.

Wednesday looks like the pick of the week with partly sunny skies and highs near 70 degrees.

The active pattern kicks back in again Thursday with a chance of showers through Friday morning.  Saturday looks dry right now with another shot at showers and thunderstorms on Sunday.

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Oct
04

Frosty Start Sunday, Spotty Showers Possible Later

Posted By · October 4, 2014 at 5:58 pm

After a chilly, blustery day, the cold core of air will continue to filter in overnight.   Temperatures only climbed to 49 degrees today, tying the record set back in 1885.

today's highs   weekend almanac

The light rain and the winds will die down this evening around sunset.  Here are some of the rain totals and wind gusts from our WeatherBug network:

 rain today   weatherbug

The skies will clear out and temperatures will tumble into the mid 30s.

A Frost Advisory is in effect from 3am-9am Sunday morning for all of central Indiana.  Patchy frost is likely, especially in low lying and sheltered areas.   On average, the Indianapolis area receives patchy frost around October 11th.  Widespread frost normally occurs around October 14th.

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Another chilly fall day is on tap Sunday afternoon with highs topping out in the mid 50.  There is a chance of a spotty shower too, with increasing clouds during the afternoon.

It won’t be quite as cold Sunday night with mostly cloudy skies and low in the low 40s.

Monday will be mostly cloudy with a good chance of scattered showers by late afternoon through the evening.  Temperatures will still be running well below normal, in the low 60s.

The active pattern will continue during the work week with another chance of showers on Thursday.

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Oct
04

Chilly Autumn Weekend

Posted By · October 4, 2014 at 7:24 am

An abrupt change of the seasons has arrived.  It will be a chilly, breezy day with a chance of a few spotty showers this afternoon.  Clouds will fill back in this afternoon and temperatures will struggle to climb to 50 degrees.  The record lowest high temperature for today is 49 degrees, set back in 1885.

weekend almanac

It will FEEL even cooler, thanks to the wind out of the west, sustained from 10 to 20 mph.  Wind chill values will be in the low 40s.

saturday

It will be mostly cloudy tonight with temperatures tumbling into the mid 30s.  It hasn’t been that cold since April 23rd.  There is a chance of patchy frost too.   Indianapolis normally receives the first frost of the season around October 11th.  We are not expecting widespread frost, thanks to breezy winds.

There is a chance of a few more spotty showers Sunday afternoon and evening.  Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 50s.

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Colts game

The active pattern continues through the week with more rain chances Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning and again Thursday into Friday.  A gradual warming trend pushes back in too, with temperatures climbing into the low 70s by Thursday.

Next weekend is trending cooler with more rain possible.

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Sep
28

Spectacular Sunday

Posted By · September 28, 2014 at 6:52 am

We are in the middle of a long stretch of temperatures running several degrees above average. High pressure will continue to provide pleasant fall weather.

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Sunday will be a repeat of Saturday, with sun soaked skies and temperatures climbing back into the upper 70s and low 80s across central Indiana.

sunday

It will be clear and mild tonight with temperatures only falling to near 60 degrees.

The quiet and dry pattern continues through most of the work week with mostly sunny skies and afternoon highs climbing into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

A more active pattern moves in on Thursday. A cold front will bring showers and thunderstorms by Thursday night into Friday morning.

Much cooler air will arrive behind the cold front, where temperatures will struggle to climb into the mid to upper 60s.

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Sep
27

Spectacular Sunday

Posted By · September 27, 2014 at 5:23 pm

It was a gorgeous day in Central Indiana today with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. Much of the same can be expected for Sunday, wrapping up our first weekend of fall.

highs today

It will be mostly clear tonight with temperatures in the mid 60s during the 9pm hour. Temperatures will fall into the mid 50s early Sunday morning, still running a few degrees above average for this time of year. Some patchy fog will be possible too.

Another spectacular day will be on tap for Sunday with sunny skies and highs in the low 80s.

sunday

The average high for this time of year is 73 degrees. Temperatures will remain above average through most of the work week. The dry and quiet pattern will stick around until late Thursday, as well.

A more active pattern pushes in late week, bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms late Thursday night and Friday.

Much cooler air will arrive next weekend where temperatures will only climb into the mid 60s.

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Sep
27

Fantastic First Weekend of Fall

Posted By · September 27, 2014 at 8:44 am

It will be a spectacular Fall weekend with sunny skies and dry conditions. Temperatures will be running close to 10 degrees above average for morning lows and afternoon highs.

Breezes will be light, out of the east today, with highs climbing into the low 80s.

Today  Central IN highs

It will be an awesome day for College Football too!

purdue    IU

It will be mostly clear tonight with temperatures falling into the mid 50s.

Sunday will bring much of the same, with sunny skies and highs in the low 80s.

sunday

The quiet and dry pattern will continue through most of the work week. Temperatures will also run several degrees above average.

A more active pattern will return by the end of the work week, bringing rain chances back to the forecast. Much cooler air will follow that system next weekend.

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Sep
21

Breezy & Cooler Today, Dry Pattern Returns

Posted By · September 21, 2014 at 6:55 am

The cold front that brought the stormy Saturday night will gradual push off to the southeast of Indiana today and it will take the rain with it. Cooler, drier air will flow in behind the front today. In the meantime, a few spotty showers will be possible through mid morning.

It will be a breezy day with winds out of the northwest from 10 to 20 mph. Gusts will be around 30 mph. Clouds will decrease this afternoon, making way for mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 70s.

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The Colts play in Jacksonville today and it will be warm with heat indices in the upper 80s.

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It will be mostly clear and cool tonight. Patchy fog is possible Monday morning with a low in the upper 40s. The wind will die down some, out of the northwest from 5 to 15 mph.

tonight

A cool Canadian high pressure will build in during the work week. Monday will be sunny and cool with temperatures running close to 10 degrees below average with highs in the upper 60s. The Autumnal Equinox arrives Monday evening at 10:29pm EDT.

monday

Dry weather takes over the work week with a gradual warming trend too. As high pressure moves off to the east, the winds will start to turn out of the south. Afternoon highs will be back into the mid 70s, near normal for this time of year, by Wednesday.

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