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Aug
08

Pleasant Evening, Rain Returns Sunday

Posted By · August 8, 2015 at 5:58 pm

It will be a pleasant evening with temperatures falling into the mid 70s before midnight and then into the upper 60s by Sunday morning.  There is just a small chance of a sprinkle or two this evening with mostly cloudy skies.

EVENING FORECAST

A disturbance will arrive on Sunday morning, bringing scattered showers and thunderstorms by mid to late morning.  Some heavy downpours are possible but no severe weather is expected.  There will be many dry hours but you will have to dodge a few showers and thunderstorms throughout the day.

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Afternoon highs will climb into the low 80s.

SUNDAY PLANNER

A few more showers will be possible Sunday night with temperatures falling into the upper 60s.

A cold front will arrive on Monday and that will trigger a few more showers and thunderstorms.

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Rain totals by Monday evening could be from a half inch to over one and a half inches of precipitation.

RAIN POTENTIAL

By Monday evening, an area of high pressure will build back into the Great Lakes.  This will help provide a cooler and tranquil weather pattern for the rest of the work week.7DAY

 

 

 

 

 

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Aug
08

More Clouds Today, Scattered Showers Possible Sunday

Posted By · August 8, 2015 at 6:21 am

It will start off mostly sunny and pleasant this morning with increasing clouds this afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the low to mid 80s this afternoon with increasing humidity.

TODAY PLANNER TODAY'S HIGHS

There is a chance of a few isolated showers this evening. Otherwise, it will be a cloudy and mild evening. Temperatures will fall into the upper 60s by morning.

SATURDAY 5PM INDY ELEVEN

A couple of disturbances will move through central Indiana Sunday. This will bring chances of showers and thunderstorms. The first round will likely arrive by mid morning on Sunday. Some heavy downpours will be possible too.

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A few more scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Sunday afternoon but it will not be an all day rain and no severe weather is expected.

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There will be many dry hours with afternoon highs climbing into the low 80s.

SUNDAY PLANNER

A cold front will push in on Monday, bringing a few more showers and thunderstorms. The timing is still a bit up in the air but mid morning through the afternoon looks like the window of rain right now.

Cooler and tranquil weather takes over for the rest of the week with temperatures running below average through Friday.

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Aug
07

Great Start to Weekend, Wet Finish

Posted By · August 7, 2015 at 12:19 pm

It will be a beautiful afternoon and a fantastic day for the first day at the Indiana State Fair.  It will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 80s.

FRIDAY 4PM TODAY PLANNER (1)

It will be a great night for any of your outdoor plans.  It will be partly cloudy with temperatures falling into the low 70s before midnight and then falling into the low 60s by Saturday morning.

TONIGHT PLANNER

Clouds will increase throughout the day on Saturday.  A bit more humidity will arrive with temperatures climbing into the low to mid 80s.

SATURDAY PLANNER

 

There is a small chance of a shower or thunderstorm late Saturday night with a low in the mid 60s.

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely on Sunday.  The arrival of an upper level disturbance has moved up a bit and it looks like a few showers and storms will be possible by mid morning.  It won’t be a wash out but you may have to dodge a few showers throughout the day.

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Afternoon highs will climb into the low 80s.

SUNDAY FORECAST

A few more scattered showers will be possible on Monday too, as a cold front arrives.  A quiet and cooler pattern will take over for the rest of the week.

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Aug
02

Strong to Severe Storms Possible Late Tonight

Posted By · August 2, 2015 at 5:56 pm

It was a hot summer day with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 80s. Heat indices made it feel like it was in the low 90s. Most of the evening will be quiet and warm with temperatures only falling into the mid 70s by 10pm.

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We are tracking a line of thunderstorms that will move in late tonight, mainly after midnight. A cold front is tracking southeast across the Great Lakes area now and it has had the history of large hail and damaging winds. Here are some storm reports from the Chicago area.

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The Storm Prediction Center has northern Indiana, including Lafayette, Kokomo, Marion and points to the north, in a low risk area. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats.

SPC CLOSE UP

The line will push into north central Indiana by 1am and will move southeast into the Indianapolis area around 2am to 3am, if it holds together. There is a lot of dry air to overcome so it may be tough for storms to develop. Storms will exit to southeast Indiana by 7am.

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A gradual clearing will arrive by late Monday morning. It will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid 80s. A secondary front will push in Monday afternoon, bringing a slight chance of a few isolated showers in east central Indiana.

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Tuesday will be cooler and less humid with highs in the low 80s.

Wednesday looks to be stormy with rain chances continuing through Friday.

Cooler conditions stick around through the weekend.

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Aug
02

A Warm Summer Day, Strong Storms Possible Late

Posted By · August 2, 2015 at 7:13 am

A warm summer day is in store with temperatures climbing into the mid 80s.

TODAY PLANNER 

There will be a few more clouds today and it will be breezy at times with winds out of the southwest, gusting up to 20 mph. It will be more humid today too, with heat indices in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees.

TODAY'S HIGHS

A cold front will arrive late tonight and that will trigger some thunderstorms. The Storm Prediction Center has portions of north central Indiana, including Lafayette, Kokomo, Peru, and Marion, outlined for a low risk of severe storms this evening through Monday morning.

SPC WIDE SPC CLOSE UP

The main threats for these storms will be damaging winds and large hail. Storms will become likely after midnight in north central Indiana, arriving in the Indianapolis area after 2am and will move through south central Indiana around 4am. Most of the storms will be out of the area by 7am.

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A gradual clearing will move in by late Monday morning. There is a chance of a few more spotty showers or storms Monday afternoon as a secondary front arrives. The best chance of rain looks to be in east central Indiana.

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Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 80s.

MONDAY PLANNER

Tuesday should be a mainly dry day with rain chances returning by evening.
Wednesday looks to be a stormy day with cooler air pushing in for the rest of the work week.

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Aug
01

Pleasant Saturday Evening

Posted By · August 1, 2015 at 5:05 pm

It was a gorgeous start to August with temperatures tracking near normal. Afternoon highs climbed into the low 80s.

HIGHS TODAY

A stray shower is possible tonight, but look for a mainly dry evening.

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It will be pleasant with temperatures falling into the mid 60s by morning.

THIS EVENING

Sunday will bring a bit more heat and humidity to the area. Models have been trending a bit drier for Sunday afternoon.

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There is a chance of an isolated thunderstorm with highs in the mid 80s. Heat indices will be in the upper 80s.

COLTS PLANNER

Late Sunday night, a weak cold front will arrive. The Storm Prediction Center has northern Indiana outlined for a low risk of severe weather.

RISK

A few stronger storms could push into central Indiana late Sunday night through mid morning Monday.

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The jet stream will keep a northwesterly flow over Indiana this week. This will allow several disturbances to push in. Right now, Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening look dry, but Wednesday looks stormy.

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Cooler, less humid conditions arrive by the end of the work week.

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Aug
01

Warm Start to August

Posted By · August 1, 2015 at 5:14 am

It will be a great start to August today with lots of blue skies. Humidity remains in check today with a northwesterly flow at the surface. A few isolated showers or thunderstorms will be possible today but most areas will remain dry. Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 80s.

TODAY HIGHS TODAY PLANNER

There is still the possibility of stray shower this evening. Otherwise, it will be partly cloudy and mild for any of your outdoor plans. Temperatures will fall into the mid 60s by Sunday morning.

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It will be partly sunny and a bit more humid on Sunday. The winds will start to turn out of the southwest with highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY PLANNER

There is a better chance of showers and thunderstorms, especially by late afternoon into the evening as a warm front arrives.

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An active pattern will take over the work week as upper flow allows several systems to move over central Indiana. There is a chance of a few scattered thunderstorms on Monday with highs in the mid 80s.

MONDAY JET

Wednesday looks like it will be the stormiest day of the week, as an area of low pressure marches across central Indiana.

Cooler and less humid air pushes in by the end of the work week.

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Jul
26

Warm & Humid Today, Chance of Storms

Posted By · July 26, 2015 at 6:52 am

The warm and muggy July conditions continue again today. There is a chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon into the evening. We are not expecting severe thunderstorms today but some storms could bring some heavy downpours and gusty winds. A complex of storms in Illinois will move east this morning. If it holds together, rain could cross the Indiana by late morning into early afternoon.

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It will be a hot afternoon with temperatures climbing into the upper 80s. Heat indices will be in the low 90s.

SUNDAY PLANNER TODAY'S HIGHS

A few more scattered thunderstorms will be possible this evening, otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy and mild with lows in the upper 60s and low 70s.

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It will be partly sunny Monday with another chance of thunderstorms.

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Afternoon highs will be in the upper 80s.

MONDAY PLANNER

Tuesday will be hot with mostly sunny skies and highs near 90 degrees.
There is a chance of thunderstorms on Wednesday. It will be a warm and humid day with feels like temperatures in the upper 90s and possibly triple digits.

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