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Better Sunday, Not As Blustery

Posted By · November 1, 2014 at 6:28 pm

At least it was sunny and dry. The wind has also been dying down this afternoon.

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Here’s another reminder to turn back your clocks tonight before you go to bed. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning at 2am. It’s also a good habit to change out the batteries in your smoke detectors.

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Widespread frost is likely tonight with temperatures falling into the mid 20s.


Temperatures will still be running more than ten degrees below normal Sunday but it won’t be as breezy as Saturday. Temperatures will climb into the upper 40s with light wind out of the southwest. Wind chill values will be in the low 40s.

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Monday will be pleasant and near normal for this time of year. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 50s.

A cold front will push in late Monday night. Clouds will increase overnight and showers will be likely by Tuesday morning. Rain could linger into Wednesday morning.

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Drier air arrives Wednesday afternoon with the next chance of a light rain shower on Saturday.



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A Taste of Winter this Weekend

Posted By · November 1, 2014 at 7:40 am

It was a record breaking howling Halloween last night where 0.10″ of snow was recorded at the Indianapolis Airport.


While it will be dry and sunny today, the unseasonably chilly conditions will be in place today. The wind will be blustery, turning out of the north with gusts around 25 mph.

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The air temperature will only climb into the low 40s, running close to 20 degrees below normal. Wind chill values will be in the teens this morning and only in the upper 20s and low 30s this afternoon.

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Another hard freeze will take place tonight with an overnight low in the mid 20s. Due to the fact the growing season has ended, no Freeze Warning will be issued from the National Weather Service tonight.

Standard time resumes Sunday at 2am. Set you clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight. It’s also a good habit to change out your batteries in your smoke detectors.

It won’t be as breezy on Sunday and the wind will start to turn out of the southwest. Temperatures will climb into the upper 40s.

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The work week will start out sunny with afternoon highs returning to near normal with a high in the upper 50s on Monday.

A cold front will bring showers to central Indiana on Tuesday into Wednesday morning.

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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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