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05

Heat & Humidity Returns Next Week

Posted By · July 5, 2014 at 5:23 pm

After another gorgeous July day, a quiet evening is in store with partly cloudy skies. Temperatures will still be running a few degrees below normal, with a low near 60 degrees.

The wind will pick up out of the southwest Sunday, from 10 to 15 mph, allowing warmer air and more moist air to arrive. Afternoon highs will climb into the low to mid 80s with humidity rising too. Clouds will increase through the day.

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There is a chance of s spotty shower late Sunday afternoon but better chances of showers and thunderstorms holds off until late Sunday as a cold front approaches. There is a slight chance of severe weather in extreme northern Indiana.

SUNDAY RISK

Your SkyTrak13 Weather Team will keep you updated on the latest on strong storm potential.

Showers and thunderstorms will be possible through Monday.

Another round of showers and thunderstorms will be likely on Tuesday.

A cooler and drier pattern returns by mid week.

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Jul
05

Holiday Weekend Forecast

Posted By · July 5, 2014 at 7:17 am

After a gorgeous Independence Day, the fantastic weather continues again today. It will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 80s. Winds will be light, out of the south from 5 to 10 mph.

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It will be mostly clear tonight with a low near 60 degrees, running more than 5 degrees below normal.

Some changes start to arrive on Sunday. Clouds will increase through the afternoon and humidity will rise as well. It will be breezy, with winds out of the southwest from 10 to 15 mph. Temperatures will climb into the mid 80s.

SUNDAY TEMPS

A cold front will push in late Sunday night, bringing the chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Temperatures will fall into the mid 60s.  There is a slight risk of severe weather Sunday night into Monday morning for extreme northwestern Indiana.

SUNDAY RISK

The unsettled pattern will stick around through mid week with chances of scattered storms through Wednesday.

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Jun
30

Strong to Severe Storms Possible

Posted By · June 30, 2014 at 10:38 pm

Stronger storms are well to our north this evening but another line of storms is approaching the Indiana.

While most of our viewing area is outlined for a slight risk of severe weather, it appears most of the stronger storms will be in our northern viewing area.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for some of our viewing area.

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Some of the thunderstorms that arrive tonight could produce some damaging winds, heavy rain, and lightning.   Flooding could be an issue.  Be aware that warnings may be issued for during the overnight.

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There is still a chance of more thunderstorms in our southern and eastern viewing area Tuesday afternoon as the cold front stalls out.  Most areas will remain dry with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 80s with muggy conditions.

Much cooler and drier conditions build in by mid week.  The 4th of July looks fantastic with sunny skies and dry weather.

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Jun
30

Severe Storm Potential Tonight

Posted By · June 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm

Thunderstorms will continue to march off to the southeast this afternoon, bringing heavy rain and lightning.  Small hail and gusty winds are possible with these storms.  The intensity of the storms are weakening as they move across central Indiana.

It will be still a hot and sticky day with cloudy skies and temperatures will climb into the mid 80s.

With the high humidity, heat indices will be in the low 90s.  A few more isolated storms will be possible late this afternoon.

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A cold front will move in tonight and that will bring more organized thunderstorms.  Some storms could be strong to severe, with the main threats of damaging winds and large hail.  An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.  It will stay muggy and mild overnight with a low in the low 70s.

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A stray shower will still be possible on Tuesday but most areas will stay dry.  Temperatures will climb into the low 80s.

Cooler and drier air arrives on Wednesday.   The humidity will continue to fall with highs in the low 80s.

The 4th of July Holiday weekend looks fantastic.  High pressure will provide and sunny and tranquil pattern with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s.

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Jun
29

More Showers Today

Posted By · June 29, 2014 at 7:09 am

Widely scattered showers develop again this morning and will continue into the afternoon. The coverage of showers will decrease this afternoon and then diminish by early evening.

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It will be mostly cloudy and warm with highs in the mid 80s. It will be breezy too, with winds out of the south from 10 to 15 mph.

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It will be mostly cloudy and muggy tonight with a low near 70 degrees.

The warm and sticky conditions continue on Monday with temperatures soaring into the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. With the high humidity, it will feel like the mid 90s.

There is a chance of a shower or thunderstorm Monday afternoon with better chances late in the evening, as a cold front arrives. There is a slight chance of a strong or severe thunderstorm in our north central viewing area, including Lafayette and Logansport.

The warm and humid conditions continue on Tuesday with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 80s.

Cooler and drier air finally arrives on Wednesday with highs in the low 80s.
High pressure will arrive, helping build a tranquil and cooler Holiday weekend. The 4th of July looks fantastic with sunny skies and highs around 80 degrees.

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Jun
28

More Thunderstorms this Weekend

Posted By · June 28, 2014 at 2:17 pm

Scattered isolated storms have been popping up this afternoon.  Lightning and some heavy downpours have been the main ingredients of these storms.  Here is a look at some of the rain totals from our WeatherBug Network:

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Temperatures will be running a few degrees below the normal of 85 degrees today.

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Thunderstorms will continue into the evening, tapering off around sunset.  It will stay warm and muggy tonight with temperatures only falling into the low 70s.

More thunderstorms are likely Sunday with breezy winds out of the southwest.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 80s.

The Fishers Freedom Festival is going on this weekend and the Parade is on Sunday at 4pm.  Scott Swan and I will be attending the parade.  Just remember to bring your rain gear, as afternoon thunderstorms are possible.

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More heat and more humidity arrives on Monday.  We are tracking the first 90 degree day of 2014.  On average, the month of June has three 90+ degree days recorded.  Annually, Indianapolis records around 18 days with 90+ degree days.

A strong cold front arrives Monday night, bringing the chance of some strong to severe storms.

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By Wednesday, cooler and drier air pushes in behind the cold front.

Right now, the Fourth of July looks fantastic!

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Jun
28

Scattered Storms Likely Today

Posted By · June 28, 2014 at 7:18 am

A slow moving system will keep several chances of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast this weekend. It will be cloudy and humid today with widely spread storms developing this afternoon through the evening. Many areas will remain dry, but those areas that do receive rain, could see some heavy downpours.

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Because of the cloud cover, temperatures will stay a few degrees below the average of 85 degrees.

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Thunderstorms will taper off this evening but it could impact the concert at Klipsch Music Center this evening. Be sure to have the SkyTrak13 Weather app on your phone to track any storms. It looks like we should avoid severe storms but lightning is possible. Please seek shelter if caught out on the lawn tonight during a storm. It will stay mild and muggy tonight with a low near 70 degrees.

There is a better chance of scattered storms on Sunday, once again the best timing being afternoon and evening. Highs will climb into the mid 80s with breezy winds out of the southwest from 10 to 15 mph.

We may hit our first 90 temperature on Monday. A cold front will push in late Monday night, bringing the chance of more organized thunderstorms. A strong or severe storm will be possible into Tuesday morning.

Cooler and drier air will start to arrive behind the cold front by Wednesday.
Right now, the 4th of July looks great as high pressure provides a quiet and tranquil pattern.

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Today in Indiana Weather History: In 1929, the highs wind gust in Indianapolis history was measure at 111 mph.

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Jun
27

Thunderstorms Could Impact Your Weekend

Posted By · June 27, 2014 at 11:41 am

The heat and humidity cranks up today as the wind pick up out of the southeast.  Temperatures will soar into the mid 80s.  With the high humidity and heat, isolated thunderstorms will develop.  A few heavy downpours will be possible.

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Storms will taper off around 9pm, sunset, and the clouds will stick around overnight.  It will be a warm and muggy morning with temperatures only falling into the upper 60s.

Saturday will be hot and hazy with scattered thunderstorms developing by late afternoon into the evening.  Afternoon highs will be in the mid 80s.

There is a better chance of thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.

With the moist air mass in place, heavy rain will be possible over the weekend, with some areas picking up an inch or two.

We are tracking hot temperatures on Monday with a high near 90 degrees.  A cold front arrives late Monday night, bringing another round of thunderstorms to Central Indiana.

Storm chances continue on Tuesday.

Cooler and drier air arrives on Wednesday continuing through the end of the work week.

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