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20

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING FOR BENTON COUNTY EXTENDED

Posted By · September 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Benton County, extended until 5:45pm EDT.

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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for our northern viewing area until 10pm EDT.

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We’ll keep you updated throughout the evening, as more storms are likely.

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Sep
20

Summer Temps Today, Storms Tonight

Posted By · September 20, 2014 at 6:51 am

It’s the last weekend of summer and today will feel like it. Temperatures will climb a few degrees above average today, with highs in the low 80s. It will be a breezy day, with winds picking up from 10 to 20 mph out of the southwest.

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A cold front will arrive this evening, ending our dry pattern. Showers and thunderstorms will be likely along the front. Our northwestern viewing area, including Tippecanoe, White, Carroll, Cass, Miami, Benton, Fountain, and Warren counties, are all under a slight risk of severe weather. Damaging winds and large hail will be possible.

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Right now, the time of arrival will be after 6pm in our northwestern viewing. After the sunsets, storms will weaken with the lack of sunshine fueling the storms. Storms will move into the Indianapolis metro area after 8pm. Showers and storms will taper off during the early morning hours on Sunday, with just a few spotty showers possible late Sunday morning. Temperatures will fall into the low 60s Sunday morning.

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A gradual clearing will arrive Sunday, with cool northerly winds. Gusts around 25 mph will be possible. Afternoon highs will climb into the low 70s.

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Dry weather takes over again during the work week with a gradual warming trend too. Afternoon highs will be back into the mid 70s, near normal for this time of year, by Wednesday.

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Sep
19

Last Weekend of Summer

Posted By · September 19, 2014 at 11:57 am

Today will be a fantastic way to kick off the weekend!  The dry pattern continues with mostly sunny skies and temperatures will rebound into the mid 70s.

It will be a great night for High School football too!

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It will be mostly clear this evening with a low in the mid 50s.

It will be the last weekend of summer and Saturday will FEEL like it.  It will be breezy, with winds out of the southwest from 10 to 15 mph.  A few gusts around 20 mph will be possible.

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Afternoon highs will actually climb a few degrees above average with highs in the low 80s.

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Clouds will increase by evening and showers and thunderstorms will be possible after 7pm.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely after 10pm.

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A few showers and thunderstorms could be strong to severe, especially in our northwestern viewing area.  White and Benton counties are outlined for a slight risk of severe weather at this point.

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Rain will taper off early Sunday morning, making way for a beautiful Sunday.  Temperatures will climb into the mid 70s.

The Colts take on the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday at 1pm at EverBank Field.  Here is the forecast:

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The first day of Autumn arrives officially at 10:29pm EDT on Monday.  It will feel like a Fall day with temperatures only climbing to near 70 degrees.

A gradual warm up continues through the work week with temperatures eventually climbing into the upper 70s by Friday.

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Sep
14

Shower Chances Return Monday

Posted By · September 14, 2014 at 5:39 pm

After another unseasonably cool start this morning, temperatures rebounded nicely this afternoon, making way for a fantastic late summer day.

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High pressure is still in control this evening, keeping the skies clear. Temperatures will fall into the upper 40s Monday morning.

Winds will turn out of the south on Monday, allowing a bit of a warm up. Clouds will increase ahead of a cold front, with afternoon highs climbing into the low 70s. Scattered showers will be possible late Monday morning in our west central viewing area. By mid afternoon, most of central Indiana has a shot at some light rain. Any rain will be out of central Indiana by midnight.

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We are not expecting any heavy rain with this system. At best, around a tenth or two of an inch of rain will be possible.

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If you are heading to the Colts game at Lucas Oil Monday night, you’ll want to grab the rain gear. Temperatures will fall into the upper 50s by 11pm.

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Tuesday will be cool with highs in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees.

A warming trend begins Wednesday, continuing through the weekend.

Temperatures will climb to near normal by Friday, with highs in the mid 70s.

A dry pattern will continue into the weekend with the next chance of rain arriving late Saturday night.

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Sep
14

Chilly this Morning, Nice Finish Later

Posted By · September 14, 2014 at 7:20 am

It’s another unseasonably cool start this morning with temperatures tumbling into the 40s across central Indiana. The average low for today is 57 degrees. Patchy fog is developing this morning but visibilities will improve by 9am.

After a chilly morning, temperatures will rebound nicely today, into the upper 60s. The winds will be light and it will be a bright, sunny day.

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Another clear night will allow temperatures to fall into the upper 40s tomorrow morning.

Clouds will increase on Monday ahead of a cold front. Afternoon highs will climb into the low 70s. There is a good chance of showers Monday afternoon through the evening.

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A dry pattern returns by Tuesday afternoon with partly sunny skies and highs near 70 degrees.

The slow warming trend will continue the rest of the week with temperatures returning to the upper 70s by next weekend.

A cold front will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Saturday evening into Sunday morning.

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Sep
13

Cool Start Sunday, Nice Finish

Posted By · September 13, 2014 at 6:02 pm

It was a chilly Fall-like day.  Temperatures ran more than 15 degrees below normal today.

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After a cool but mostly sunny afternoon, temperatures will tumble! With mostly clear skies this evening, temperatures will be in the mid 50s by 9pm. It will be the coolest morning since mid May, with temperatures falling into the low to mid 40s Sunday morning.

A nice rebound is on tap by Sunday afternoon, with afternoon temperatures climbing into the upper 60s.

There is a chance of a few showers on Monday afternoon through the evening. We are not expecting any severe weather.

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Temperatures will still run below average through the work week but it will be pleasant with highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.7day

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Sep
13

Feeling Like Fall

Posted By · September 13, 2014 at 7:29 am

A cool Fall-like pattern will take over this weekend with temperatures running ten to fifteen degrees below normal.  An upper level system is bringing a few light showers this morning and some breezy winds. This will move off to the east later this morning, allowing a gradual clearing. The winds will die down some but they will turn out of the north, keeping it cool today. It will be mostly sunny later this afternoon with highs in the low 60s.

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Heading to the Shamrock Series game tonight?  It will be cool.

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It will be clear and unseasonably cool overnight with temperatures falling into the mid 40s by Sunday morning.

It will be sunny and continued cool on Sunday with sunny skies and highs climbing into the upper 60s.

There is a chance of showers on Monday afternoon and evening. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny with highs in the low 70s.

Temperatures will run below normal through the work week with afternoon highs in the low 70s.

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Sep
07

Nice Finish to the Weekend

Posted By · September 7, 2014 at 7:12 am

Today will be a beautiful finish to the weekend with sunny skies and pleasant temperatures. After a cool start this morning with temperatures in the low 50s, afternoon highs will rebound into the mid 70s.

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It will be clear and cool this evening with overnight temperatures falling back into the low to mid 50s.

A gradual warming trend will continue Monday through Wednesday before a strong cold front brings much cooler conditions.

Wednesday will be stormy by late afternoon and some strong storms will be possible. Your SkyTrak13 Weather Team will be monitoring the set up of this system.

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Much cooler air will filter in by Friday and on through the weekend, where temperatures will be running around 15 degrees below normal.

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