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May
15

Active Weather Pattern Through Monday

Posted By · May 15, 2015 at 1:07 pm

Today started off with some showers and a few isolated thunderstorms.  It also brought some wonderful rainbows.

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An unsettled weather pattern is taking shape today and will continue on through Monday afternoon.  More humid, warm air pushes in today with temperatures climbing into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees today.  Winds will be out of the southwest, gusting around 20 mph.  A few more spotty showers and thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon, but it looks like a good part of the afternoon will be dry.

FRIDAY 6PM FRIDAY 10PM  TODAY PLANNER

Another round of showers and a few isolated thunderstorms will be possible tonight into Sunday morning.  Temperatures will only fall into the upper 60s.

There is a better chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon.  Some thunderstorms could bring some heavy downpours and small hail.  No severe weather is expected but some gusty winds will be possible too. There will be several dry hours on Saturday but you may have to dodge a few storms.  Qualifications will be taking place at the Speedway on Saturday.  Make sure you have the SkyTrak13 app on your phone. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s and low 80s.

SATURDAY 1PM SATURDAY 4PM SATURDAY 8PM   SATURDAY PLANNER

A few more spotty showers or storms will be possible on Saturday night with a low in the upper 60s.

Sunday is Pole Day at the Track.  More showers and thunderstorms will be possible, especially late afternoon into the evening.  Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s and low 80s.

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A cold front will fire more showers and thunderstorms late Sunday night into Monday morning.  Some heavy rain is possible but no severe weather is expected at this time.

A few lingering showers are possible Monday but drier air will start to push in by Monday afternoon.  Highs will still climb to near 80 degrees.

It will be much cooler and less humid on Tuesday with highs in the mid 60s.

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

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May
10

Scattered Storms Today, Strong Storms Possible Monday

Posted By · May 10, 2015 at 7:09 am

Happy Mother’s Day! You will have to dodge showers and scattered thunderstorms today but no severe weather is expected. It will be warm and muggy again with temperatures climbing to near 80 degrees. Yesterday was the 5th day in a row of 80 plus degree temperatures . The streak will likely come to an end today.

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Rain chances will taper off after sunset tonight. It will be mostly cloudy overnight with patchy fog possible. Wake up temperatures Monday morning will be in the mid 60s.

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The active weather pattern continues on Monday. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Monday morning.

MONDAY MORNING

There will be several dry hours Monday afternoon with even some sunshine. The sunshine will cause the atmosphere to become more unstable. This could set the stage of strong to severe thunderstorms. All of Indiana is outlined for a risk of severe weather, with south central Indiana  under a moderate at risk.

SVR RISK

Organized thunderstorms will be possible by late afternoon through the evening from west to east in central Indiana as a strong cold front arrives. The biggest threats are damaging winds and large hail. Isolated tornadoes will be possible too.

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Cooler and drier air will arrive behind the cold front late Monday night. The skies will clear out Tuesday morning with temperatures falling into the low 50s.MONDAY NIGHT

Tuesday will be refreshing and less humid. It will also be a bit breezy with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s.

The cooler and dry pattern will continue through Thursday. Lows will fall into the mid 40s mid week.

More active weather moves back in by Friday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the weekend.

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May
09

More Storms Likely Mother’s Day

Posted By · May 9, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Another complex of showers and storms is likely this evening.  Heavy downpours and lightning will be likely.  It will be mostly cloudy overnight with mild temperatures.   Lows will only fall into the mid 60s.

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You’ll likely have to dodge more storms on Mother’s Day too.  It now looks like the best chance of storms will be in the afternoon.  There will be many dry hours, especially by evening.  Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s and low 80s.

SUNDAY 7AM SUNDAY 3PM SUNDAY 7PM SUNDAY PLANNER

The unsettled weather pattern continues on Monday too.  A strong cold front will bring the potential of strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon into the evening.  It will be another warm and muggy day with highs in the upper 70s.

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Much cooler air arrives behind the cold front on Tuesday.  Afternoon highs will only climb into the upper 60s.

The cooler pattern continues for several days with wake up temperatures falling into the mid 40s.

The next chance of rain arrives on Friday and Saturday.

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May
09

Weekend Scattered Storms

Posted By · May 9, 2015 at 6:42 am

An unsettled weather pattern moves in this weekend and will continue through Monday.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely today, especially this afternoon into the early evening. With the heat of the afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will develop. Not everyone will see rain today but localized heavy downpours will be possible.  Temperatures will still climb into the low 80s with sticky conditions.

SATURDAY NOON SATURDAY 6PM SATURDAY 4PM SATURDAY 9PM  SATURDAY 11PM

The 500 Kids Day & Rookie Run will take place late morning through early afternoon on Monument Circle. Make sure to grab the rain gear before you head out.

KIDS DAY

The gates open at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this morning at 8am with the main event, Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis set to start at 3:50pm.

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Keep in mind, these cars will race rain or shine. Have a poncho and make sure that you have the SkyTrak13 weather app on your smart phone. You can track any storms on Live Doppler 13 Radar.

A few more storms are possible this evening with wake up temperatures Sunday morning in the mid 60s.

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More scattered storms are likely on Mother’s Day with temperatures soaring back into the low 80s. Again, not every area will see rain and it won’t rain all day. Right now, the best chance of showers and thunderstorms will be in the morning.

A cold front will arrive on Monday. This will bring the chance of a strong to severe thunderstorms. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 70s.

SEVERE STORM RISK
Behind the cold front, cooler, drier air will push in. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and breezy with afternoon highs in the upper 60s.

High pressure will move in for a couple of days, keeping it dry, quiet and cool until Friday.

Chances of showers and thunderstorms return Friday and Saturday.

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May
03

Much of the Same Today

Posted By · May 3, 2015 at 6:36 am

Another beautiful spring day will take place today across central Indiana. It will be slightly warmer with a bit more humidity. There will be some fair weather cumulus clouds this afternoon with temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 70s.

TODAY PLANNER today's highs

It will be a mild evening with increasing clouds. Wake up temperatures Monday morning will be in the upper 50s.

A cold front will sink from north to south on Monday afternoon, bringing a chance of scattered thunderstorms. The best chance of thunderstorms looks to be along and north of I-70. A few strong storms will be possible.

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Afternoon highs will still climb into the upper 70s.

MONDAY PLANNER

The frontal boundary will drift back north late Monday night into Tuesday morning. There will still be a chance of scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday, especially in north central Indiana. Humidity will increase on Tuesday with highs near 80 degrees.

TUESDAY 5AM  TUESDAY 3PM TUESDAY 8PM

Wednesday and Thursday look dry and warm with highs in the low 80s. The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Cookoff will take place on Wednesday from 11am to 2pm on Georgia Street in downtown Indy. Stop by the Channel 13 booth and purchase our special “Pizza Burger”. It will be a great day to spend your lunch hour outdoors.

Thunderstorm chances return Friday and will continue into the weekend.

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May
02

Much of the Same Sunday

Posted By · May 2, 2015 at 6:36 pm

What a fantastic spring Saturday across central Indiana. Temperatures climbed into the low to mid 70s with light wind out of the southwest.

It will be a pleasant evening with mostly clear skies. Temperatures will fall into the mid 60s this evening and then into the low 50s by Sunday morning.

INDY REV

Sunday will bring much of the same as Saturday, with fair weather cumulus building in the afternoon. Temperatures will climb a few degrees warmer too, into the mid to upper 70s.

SUNDAY 5PM INDIANS

A frontal boundary will bring a good chance of showers and thunderstorms on Monday, especially along and north of I-70. At this point, severe weather is not likely but we will continue to monitor the forecast.

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The boundary will retreat north on Tuesday, so there is a smaller chance of showers and thunderstorms, especially in north central Indiana.

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The warming trend will continue during the work week with temperatures climbing into the low 80s. Humidity will also be on the rise.

Wednesday and Thursday look dry right now but rain chances return for Friday and Saturday.

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May
02

Awesome Weekend, Rain Returns Monday

Posted By · May 2, 2015 at 8:05 am

Good luck to all of the runners and walkers competing in today’s Indy Mini Marathon and thanks to all of the volunteers.  It will be an awesome start to the race, with temperatures in the low 50s.  Dewpoints will be in the mid to upper 40s during the race.  Keep in mind that temperatures will climb into the low 60s during the 10am hour.  There will be a mix of sun and clouds today with afternoon highs climbing into the low 70s.

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It will be an awesome evening for Rev Indy with mostly clear skies.  Temperatures will fall into the mid 60s with wake up temperatures Sunday morning in the low 50s.

Sunday will bring much of the same with slightly warmer conditions.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 70s under mostly sunny skies.

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Changes arrive on Monday as a front arrives and stalls out across central Indiana.  Scattered showers will be likely, especially along and north of I-70.  It will be a warm and humid day with temperatures rising into the upper 70s.

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A few more scattered storms will be possible on Tuesday with highs near 80 degrees.

A couple of dry days return mid week with another chance of rain on Friday.

Temperatures will be running around 10 degrees above normal next week with more humidity arriving too.

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Apr
19

Showers Take Over

Posted By · April 19, 2015 at 12:39 pm

Widespread rain has moved into central Indiana this afternoon.

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Some heavy rainfall is moving northwest, with some areas already picking up over a half inch of rain today.

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Showers and a few isolated thunderstorms will continue through the evening.  The heavier rain will taper off later this evening.

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More showers are likely on Monday.

Much cooler air arrives mid week.

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