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Mar
09

Spring Like Temperatures on Tap and a Chance of Snow

Posted By · March 9, 2014 at 7:27 am

Patchy fog is possible this morning with a beautiful Sunday on tap.  Temperatures will be running into the mid 40s.

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It will be partly cloudy and mild tonight with temperatures staying above the freezing mark, falling into the low to mid 30s.

Spring-like temperatures arrive to kick off the work week.  Temperatures will climb into the upper 50s Monday afternoon, with breezy winds out of the southwest from 10 to 20 mph.

Monday

Tuesday will be mild too with highs in the low 60s.

An area of low pressure will arrive Tuesday evening, bringing in some major changes.  Rain will begin Tuesday night.  Temperatures will crash during the overnight and throughout the day on Wednesday.  Temperatures will be in the low 40s just after midnight and will continue to tumble into the low 30s by 7am Wednesday morning.  Rain will change over to snow by Wednesday morning.  Snow will come to an end from northwest to southeast by afternoon.  At this point, light snow accumulations of one to two inches look possible.

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Dry and warmer conditions return by Friday and continue through the weekend.

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Mar
08

Roller Coaster Temperatures Arrive for the Work Week

Posted By · March 8, 2014 at 7:06 pm

Don’t forget that Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday morning at 2am.

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An area of high pressure will arrive on Sunday, allowing the clouds to gradually clear out.  Temperatures will fall into the low 20s by morning.

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It will be sunny and dry on Sunday, with temperatures running near normal for this time of year, climbing into the upper 40s.

Sunday

Spring-like temperatures arrive on Monday and Tuesday with temperatures climbing into the upper 50s and low 60s.

A storm system will start to arrive on Tuesday night.  Rain will be possible starting Tuesday night.  Temperatures will fall through the day on Wednesday, changing the rain over to some snow.  Your SkyTrak13 Weather Team will continue to monitor this system.

Temperatures will recover again by Friday and Saturday.

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Mar
08

Light Could Mix with Wet Snow Flakes Today

Posted By · March 8, 2014 at 9:52 am

A cold front will arrive today, bringing a chance of some light rain mixed with snow.  The best chance of precipitation looks like it will be from Lafayette, Kokomo, Marion line.  Temperatures today will climb into the upper 40s by early afternoon and then fall the rest of the day.

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Another disturbance could bring another round of light rain mixed with some wet snowflakes late afternoon into the evening.  No accumulation is expected.

Tonight we “spring forward” as Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am on Sunday.  You may want to set your clocks ahead one hour tonight.

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A gradual clearing will arrive by Sunday morning, allowing temperatures to fall into the low 20s.

It will be mostly sunny on Sunday with highs in the upper 40s.

Spring-like temperatures return to kick off the work week.  It will be breezy and sunny on Monday with highs in the upper 50s.  The warm temperatures stick around on Tuesday but a rain-snow mix is possible on Wednesday.

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Mar
03

Gradual Warm Up this Week

Posted By · March 3, 2014 at 11:46 am

It will be a bitter cold but sunny day with wind chill values remaining in the single digits.  Keep in mind that the average high for this time of year is 46 degrees.

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Another cold night is in store with temperatures falling to near zero.  The record for tomorrow morning is 2 degrees set back in 1873.

After a cold start tomorrow, a slow warming trend arrives.  It will be mostly cloudy with temperatures climbing into the upper 20s.

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There is a chance of light snow late Wednesday night with the next best chance of precipitation is Saturday, where there is a chance of rain or possibly a wintry mix.

After this weekend’s snow, this season is now the 3rd snowiest on record.  Another 3.5″ in March and / or April, would tie the number one snowiest season.  And it is possible…

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Temperatures will climb to near 50 degrees by Friday.

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Feb
23

Flurries this Morning, Cold Afternoon

Posted By · February 23, 2014 at 7:19 am

A few light flurries will be likely this morning.  It will be mostly cloudy today with highs in the low 30s.   Wind chill values will be in the mid 20s.

A cold pattern sets up for the last week of February.  Bitter cold air returns tonight with temperatures tumbling into the low teens.  Wind chill values will be in the single digits.

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There is a chance of a quick burst of snow late Monday night into early Tuesday morning.  Less than an inch of snow is expected.

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Temperatures will be running more than 20 degrees below average by mid week.

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Feb
22

Snow Expected Tonight

Posted By · February 22, 2014 at 6:52 pm

A Clipper system will move from northern Indiana to central Indiana this evening.

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The heavier snow bands will be along a Lafayette, Kokomo, Marion line with 1” to 3” of snow possible.  From Greencastle, Indy, Richmond, around a half inch to one inch of snow will be possible.

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Snow will taper off during the overnight with just a few flurries left over by Sunday morning.  Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s.

It will be mostly cloudy Sunday with a high in the low to mid 30s.

Another round of light snow will be possible late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

While it will be a mainly dry pattern, much colder air settles in for the last week of February.  By mid week, temperatures will struggle to climb into the low 20s.

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Feb
22

Rain to Snow Later Today

Posted By · February 22, 2014 at 6:21 am

The wind has died down quite a bit this morning with mostly clear skies.  Clouds will gradually filter back in this afternoon with light wind out of the southwest.  Temperatures will climb into the upper 40s.

Light rain will move in late afternoon from north to south.  It will change over to light snow late tonight, as temperatures fall into the upper 20s.  One to three inches of snow will be possible by Sunday morning.

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High pressure moves back in on Sunday, making way for dry conditions the rest of the day.  Temperatures will only climb into the low to mid 30s.

More snow will be possible late Monday night into Tuesday morning with light snow possible.

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Much colder air settles in for the rest of the work, week with temperatures running more than 20 degrees below normal.

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Feb
16

Tracking a Wintry Mix Monday

Posted By · February 16, 2014 at 7:55 am

The snow has moved out with most areas picking up around one inch of snow last night.

An over thirty year old record fell last night with 2013-2014 becoming the snowiest winter season (Dec-Feb).

It will be a dry day with mostly cloudy skies.  Temperatures will climb into the upper 20s with winds out of the northwest.

It will remain cloudy tonight with temperatures falling into the upper teens.

The next system starts pushing in on Monday.  A wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet will be possible by mid morning.  As temperatures slowly climb above the freezing mark, the mix will change over to just rain.

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Some accumulating snow will be possible with around one to two inches possible.  Ice accumulations could be around a tenth of an inch.

wintry mix bands

The system will move out from west to east by early evening.  Flooding will be a potential with more precipitation and the melting of snow.

Temperatures will climb to near normal on Tuesday and Wednesday with dry conditions.

More rain looks likely on Thursday with high near 50 degrees.

The more mild temperatures stick around through the weekend.

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