Awesome Spring Pattern

The quiet weather pattern will continue with light winds, dry conditions and a warming trend through the weekend.  It will be sunny this afternoon with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 60s.

TODAY PLANNER HIGHS TODAY

We are going to get our 60 degree weather guarantee for the Indianapolis Indians home opener at Victory Field.  The first pitch is at 7:05 tonight.  We have 63 degrees in the forecast.  For fans wanting a free ticket for another April game, this isn’t good news.  It would have to be cooler than 60 degrees for that to happen.

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The clear skies continue tonight but it will be mild, near normal for this time of year with temperatures falling into the low 40s.

TONIGHT

Friday will be a fantastic way to kick off the weekend with highs near 70 degrees.

FRIDAY PLANNER

The ridge of high pressure will continue to stick around through the weekend.

RIDGE

Remember Race for the Cure is this Saturday morning at Military Park in White River State Park.  The weather is going to be great and you register Saturday morning from 7-8:30.  You don’t want to miss the opening ceremony and the Pink Parade of survivors that starts at 7:30.  There is a kids dash at 8:30 and a 5k at 9am.

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There is a chance of rain on Tuesday, albeit a slight chance with only light rain possible.

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Windy and Warmer Today

**Wind Advisory in effect this afternoon for north central Indiana**

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It’s an unseasonably cold start for April this morning with temperatures running more than 10 degrees below average. Temperatures have been falling into the mid to upper 20s this morning but a nice rebound is on the way today.

Winds will increase again today, although it won’t be as windy as Saturday. A Wind Advisory is in effect this afternoon for north central Indiana. Winds will pick up out of the southwest from 15 to 25 mph. Gusts will be around 40 to 45 mph in the advisory area and around 35 mph peak gusts for the rest of central Indiana. The southerly winds will allow temperatures to jump into the mid 50s this afternoon.

windy afternoon TODAY PLANNER

The system that will cause the windy conditions today will move over the Great Lakes area tonight. That will bring clouds and a chance of a few spotty showers into Monday morning.

MONDAY 3AM TONIGHT

A gradual clearing arrives Monday with mostly sunny skies by afternoon and highs in the low 50s. Winds will be out of the north from 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY PLANNER
Tuesday will be cool and mainly dry with highs in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. There is a chance of showers late day.

Showers and a few thunderstorms will be likely Wednesday with highs in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees.

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Much colder air returns on Thursday and a few spotty showers could mix with snow late Thursday.

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Gusty Evening, Cold Sunday Morning

The High Wind Warning expires at 8pm but it will still be a windy evening with winds out of the northwest from 15 to 25 mph.  Gusts around 30 mph will be likely.

WIND WARNING

A few lake enhanced snow showers will be possible in northeastern Indiana through midnight.

Winds will start to relax during the overnight although it will still be breezy.  The skies clear out and temperatures will tumble!  Overnight lows will fall into the upper 20s with a Freeze Warning in effect Sunday morning.   Patchy frost is likely, especially in areas where the wind has died down.

TONIGHT TONIGHT LOWS FREEZE WARNING

It will be a breezy Sunday but nothing like today.  Winds will shift out of the southwest with temperatures rebounding into the mid 50s.

SUNDAY PLANNER

A few scattered showers will be possible on Monday with afternoon highs only climbing into the low 50s.

The unsettled pattern continues mid week.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible on Wednesday with a mix of rain and snow possible Thursday.

Temperatures will remain below normal through the week.

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Wind Advisory Today, Freeze Warning Tonight

It will be a blustery day with winds gusting around 45 to 55 mph. Winds will be sustained from 20 to 30 mph this afternoon out of the west. It will be partly sunny with a chance of a few spotty showers possible this afternoon. A few light snow showers are possible in north central Indiana.

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Temperatures will only climb into the upper 40s, running 10 degrees below average.

TODAY PLANNER

A Wind Advisory is in effect until 8pm this evening.

WIND ADVISORY

It will still be windy tonight with winds turning out of the northwest from 15 to 25 mph. The winds will start to relax overnight and temperatures will tumble. It will be mostly clear with a low in the upper 20s. A Freeze Warning is in effect Sunday morning from 3am until 9am.

FREEZE WARNING TONIGHT

A decent rebound takes place by Sunday afternoon with temperatures jumping back into the mid 50s. It will be mostly sunny with winds out of the southwest.

SUNDAYS HIGHS
Another round of rain is possible Monday with a high in the low 50s.

Tuesday will feel more like winter with temperatures starting off in the upper 20s and only climbing into the upper 40s later on.

The unsettled, cool pattern will continue through the work week.

Scattered showers will be possible Wednesday and it will be breezy.

A mix of rain and snow is possible again on Thursday.

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Severe Threat has Ended

The threat of severe weather has now ended for central Indiana.  Many severe thunderstorms moved over central Indiana this evening.  The main threat was large hail.  Many areas had at least some hail, with many areas receiving severe hail, which is one inch sized hail or higher.

Here are some of the pictures we received today:

Beech Grove:

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Bloomington:

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Cicero:

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Bloomington:

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Noblesville:

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A few showers will be possible early Monday morning.  Monday will start out cloudy with a low in the low 40s.  Skies will slowly clear by late afternoon with highs in the low 50s, near normal for this time of year.

MONDAY HIGHS MONDAY PLANNER

The dry pattern will continue Tuesday and most of Wednesday with warmer air arriving too.

More showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday night and it will be likely on Thursday.

WEDNESDAY

Chilly air moves in next weekend with unseasonable cold temperatures.

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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch

While it has been an unseasonably mild Easter Sunday, it could be a bumpy night ahead.  Temperatures have soared into the 70s this afternoon and topical moisture has been moving in, helping set the stage of some good ingredients for storms, possibly some isolated severe thunderstorms.  A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 11pm for most of central Indiana.

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Isolated thunderstorms are already starting to pop.  Tonight, there is the potential of large hail, in excess of one inch, as well as, damaging winds in excess of 58 mph or higher.  It will be gusty this evening with any thunderstorm.  Widespread showers and thunderstorms will be likely after 6pm with most storms ending around midnight tonight.

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A few showers will be possible early Monday morning.  Monday will start out cloudy with a low in the low 40s.  Skies will slowly clear by late afternoon with highs in the low 50s, near normal for this time of year.

MONDAY PLANNER MONDAY HIGHS

The dry pattern will continue Tuesday and most of Wednesday with warmer air arriving too.

More showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday night and it will be likely on Thursday.

WEDNESDAY

Chilly air moves in next weekend with unseasonable cold temperatures.

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Many Dry Hours Today, Strong Storms Possible Later

Good morning and happy Easter.  It is a mild start this morning with temperatures running nearly 10 degrees above average.  It will be a warm afternoon, with highs soaring into the upper 60s and low 70s.

TODAY PLANNER TODAYS HIGHS

A strong storm system arrives this evening, bringing showers and thunderstorms.  There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms for most of central Indiana.  The main threats are damaging winds and large hail.

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The line of thunderstorms will arrive after 5pm this evening, moving from west to east.  Most of the rain will exit Indiana by early Monday morning.  Keep checking back for the latest on these storms today.

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A slow clearing arrives Monday afternoon.  It will be cooler too, with highs in the mid 50s, near normal for this time of year.

MONDAY 3AM MONDAY HIGHS

It will be dry and warm for Tuesday and Wednesday with temperatures getting back into the 60s.

Shower and thunderstorm chances return late Wednesday night.  Rain will be likely on Thursday with breezy winds.  There is still uncertainty on the time of arrival and exit of this system.

There is a small chance of a few light showers on Friday.  It will be cloudy and cooler too.

Chilly air arrives for the weekend with temperatures running well below average.

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Tracking Easter Sunday Storms

It was a gorgeous day with sunny skies.  Temperatures climbed into the upper 50s and low 60s.

HIGH TEMPS

It will stay mild and mostly clear this evening with lows only falling into the mid 40s.  Easter sunrise is 7:37am.

TONIGHT

An upper level low and cold front will move in Sunday afternoon.  Winds will be out of the southwest and afternoon highs will climb into the mid to upper 60s.

SUNDAY PLANNER

Clouds will increase throughout the day, with rain becoming likely by early evening from west to east.

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A few isolated thunderstorms will be possible Sunday evening and there is a slight risk that some storms could be severe.

SUNDAY OUTLOOK

The main threats are damaging winds and large hail.  Rain will taper off early Monday morning.

MONDAY AM

Skies will gradually clear out Monday afternoon and it will be much cooler.  Afternoon highs will struggle to rebound into the mid 50s.

MONDAY HIGHS

A warmer and dry pattern will continue into Wednesday with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s.

The next storm system could arrive as early as Wednesday night or it may hold off until Thursday.  The Skytrak13 Weather Team will continue to tweak the forecast as we get closer.

While it’s still far out, next weekend looks unseasonably chilly.

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Chilly Start, Nice Rebound Later Today

It’s a chilly start across central Indiana with temperatures falling near the freezing mark. Frost Advisories are in effect across central Indiana until 9am.

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There will be a nice rebound this afternoon with winds picking up out of the southeast, allowing temperatures to climb into the low 60s.

TODAY PLANNER

It will be mostly clear and mild this evening. Wake up temperatures on Easter Sunday morning will be in the mid 40s, running nearly 10 degrees above average. Easter Sunday sunrise is 7:37am.

TONIGHT

Clouds will increase Sunday afternoon. Afternoon highs will be in the low 60s with a few showers likely late afternoon through the evening.

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A few isolated thunderstorms will be possible with a marginal risk of a couple of strong to severe storms.

CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK

Rain will taper off early Monday morning with a gradual clearing to mostly sunny skies by Monday afternoon. It will be cooler too, with highs in the low to mid 50s.

Warmer air returns by Tuesday and dry conditions will continue through Wednesday night.

There is still uncertainty on the timing of the next weather maker. It could arrive as early as Wednesday night or hold off until Thursday afternoon. The Skytrak13 Weather Team will keep you updated on the latest details.

Much colder air returns Friday on through the weekend.

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Spring Weather Moves in this Week

While it was the first day of spring, it felt like winter.  Temperatures only climbed into the mid 40s with wind chill values in the upper 30s.

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Another cold overnight is in store as temperatures fall into the upper 20s.

Monday will be bright and quiet with temperatures rebounding into the low 50s, still running several degrees below average.

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Tuesday will be breezy and warmer with highs in the mid 60s.

A large storm system will start to move in on Wednesday.  There is a chance of showers Wednesday afternoon with cloudy skies and highs in the mid 60s.

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Showers and a few thunderstorms will be likely by Thursday afternoon along the cold front.  No severe weather is expected at this time.  Temperatures will fall all afternoon, eventually falling into the upper 20s and low 30s Friday morning.

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Right now, the Easter Holiday weekend looks pleasant with seasonal temperatures in the mid to upper 50s.

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