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03

Fantastic Holiday Weekend in Store

Posted By · April 3, 2015 at 12:50 pm

A damp and dreary afternoon will continue this afternoon but a beautiful and dry weekend is on tap.

A few more light rain showers will be likely this afternoon.  Another few hundredths to a tenth of an inch of rain will be possible.

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Temperatures will slowly fall throughout the afternoon, into the low 40s by late afternoon.

TODAY PLANNER

Rain is still possible tonight and it could mix with a few snow showers from a Lafayette – Kokomo – Marion line.

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Rain chances will diminish late tonight, as high pressure builds back into the Great Lakes area.  Temperatures will tumble into the upper 20s Saturday morning, as the skies slowly clear out.

It will be a bright and breezy Saturday.  Temperatures will climb into the low 50s with wind chill values in the low to mid 40s.

SATURDAY PLANNER

Saturday night will be clear and quiet with lows falling into the upper 30s Easter Sunday morning.

Easter Sunday will be warmer and sunny with highs in the low 60s.  It will also be breezy with winds out of the west from 10 to 2 mph.

An unsettled pattern takes over the work week.  Rain will become likely by Monday night with rain chances continuing through Friday.

MONDAY MORNING

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Mar
29

Showers End Tonight, Bright & Beautiful Monday

Posted By · March 29, 2015 at 5:18 pm

Rain will continue to fall this evening, tapering off from northwest to southeast around midnight.

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A gradual clearing of the skies will take place by morning with lows in the mid 30s.

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It will be a bright and sunny Monday with temperatures climbing into the mid 50s.

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A gradual warming trend will push in this week, allowing temperatures to feel more spring-like. Tuesday will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 60s.

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Wednesday will be pleasant day with afternoon highs climbing into the low 60s.

Unsettled weather moves back in mid week and will continue through Friday.

There is a chance of showers late Wednesday night with thunderstorms possible on Thursday. Thursday will be mild with highs in the upper 60s.

A few lingering showers will be possible Friday but it will be cooler with highs in the low 50s.

Saturday will be cool and breezy with highs in the upper 40s and low 50s. A few flurries will be possible Saturday night with warmer air arriving on Sunday.

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Mar
29

Scattered Showers Today

Posted By · March 29, 2015 at 6:27 am

It’s another cold start across central Indiana this morning.  Temperatures will rebound into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees this afternoon.

TODAY PLANNER

It will be windy with winds out of the south from 15 to 25 mph.  Gusts around 30 mph will be possible as an area of low pressure moves across the Great Lakes.  Scattered showers will be likely this afternoon into the evening.

FT SUNDAY MORNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON SUNDAY 8PMRAIN TOTALS

Rain will taper off  from west to east by midnight.  Temperatures will fall into the mid 30s by Monday morning with a slow clearing.

MONDAY 2AM

Monday will be bright and breezy with winds out of the northwest from 10-15 mph.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 50s, near normal for this time of year.

MONDAY PLANNER

A gradual warming trend continues this week with temperatures rebounding into the 60s.

Rain and thunderstorm chances return Wednesday night through Friday.

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Mar
28

Chilly Tonight, Scattered Showers Sunday

Posted By · March 28, 2015 at 5:49 pm

It was a cold start this morning across central Indiana. Temperatures in Indianapolis tumbled to 17 degrees, preserving the standing record of 16 degrees, set back in 1934.

LOWS TODAY

There was record breaking cold in Lafayette though, with temperatures falling to 15 degrees, breaking the old record of 16 set in 1982.

LOW TEMPERATURES

It will be a clear and quiet night with temperatures falling into the low 20s. The winds will begin to turn out of the south overnight, as high pressure pushes off to the east.

EVENING PLANNER FUTURETRAK LOWS

A cold front will arrive Sunday afternoon, allowing scattered showers to develop. A tenth to two tenths of an inch of rain is possible.

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It will be a breezy day with winds out of the south-southwest, sustained from 15 to 25 mph. Gusts of 30 mph will be possible. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees.

SUNDAY PLANNER

Monday will be mild with temperatures climbing back to near normal, in the mid 50s. It will be sunny and dry.

The warming trend will continue through most of the work week. Highs will climb into the mid to upper 60s Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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More unsettled weather arrives too, bringing chances of rain late Wednesday night through Friday.

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Mar
28

Unseasonably Cold Today

Posted By · March 28, 2015 at 6:28 am

The unseasonably cold conditions continue today with temperatures running nearly 20 degrees below average. It’s near record cold this morning with temperatures falling into the upper teens. The record for this morning is 16 degrees, set back in 1934.

A trough of low pressure is over the Midwest today but as we head into next week, temperatures will moderate.

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While it will feel more like winter today, it will be sunny and dry. Temperatures will rebound into the upper 30s this afternoon.

TODAY PLANNER

It will be mostly clear and quiet tonight with the wind beginning to turn out of the south. Temperatures will tumble into the low 20s.

TONIGHT

Sunday will bring warmer temperatures with breezy winds out of the southwest. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees.

SUNDAY PLANNER

A cold front will bring a good chance of showers by late afternoon through the evening. A tenth of an inch or so of rain will be possible.

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The gradual warming trend will continue next week. It will be sunny and mild on Monday with highs in the mid 50s.

Tuesday will be warmer yet with afternoon highs climbing into the mid 60s.
More unsettled weather returns by mid week. There is a chance of rain Wednesday night through Friday. There is low confidence in the computer data models at this point but the Skytrak13 Weather Team will continue to tweak and monitor the forecast.

On this date in Indiana weather history: In 1997, a small tornado touched down at the Turtle Creek Apartments on the far south side of Indianapolis, damaging roofs and carports.

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Mar
22

Tracking Temperature Swings & Rain

Posted By · March 22, 2015 at 6:15 am

While it will be cooler today than yesterday, it will still be a partly sunny and pleasant Sunday.  Winds will turn out of the east-northeast with afternoon highs climbing into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees.

TODAY PLANNER

It will be partly cloudy tonight with temperatures falling into the upper 20s, running several degrees below average.

An active pattern arrives during the work week with several chances of rain and some big temperature swings.

A weak disturbance will bring a chance of light rain Monday afternoon.  Rain could mix some snow along a Lafayette to Marion line.  No accumulation is expected but it could be a bit slick.  It will be mostly cloudy and chilly with temperatures only climbing into the low 40s.

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Tuesday morning looks dry but rain chances return by Tuesday afternoon.  Temperatures will climb into the upper 40s.

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Better chances of rain arrive Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.  Temperatures will only fall into the mid 40s, keeping the precipitation just rain.TUESDAY MID

 

There will be several dry hours on Wednesday and temperatures will soar into the low 60s.  A cold front will move through on Wednesday night, bringing a good chance of showers and thunderstorms through Thursday morning.

WEDNESDAY FRONT

Cooler air settles in through the weekend with highs topping out in the low 40s Thursday and Friday.  A few flurries will be possible on Friday.

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Mar
21

An Active Weather Pattern Takes Over

Posted By · March 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm

WHAT'S AHEAD

It was a fantastic first full day of spring with sunny skies and temperatures climbing almost 10 degrees above average. Highs topped out at 62 degrees this afternoon in Indianapolis.

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It will be cooler tonight as winds shift out of the northeast. Temperatures will fall into the low 30s.

While Sunday will be cooler it will be a dry and partly sunny day with highs near 50 degrees.

SUNDAY PLANNER  SUNDAY HIGHS

Big temperature swings arrive for the work week with an active wet pattern.

It will be chilly Monday with temperatures only climbing into the low 40s.  There is a chance of precipitation and it could be a light snow, sleet and rain mix late morning into the afternoon.

MONDAY MORNING

There is a better chance of rain by Tuesday afternoon into the evening as a warm front arrives. Afternoon highs will climb to near 50 degrees.  Warmer air arrives on Wednesday and a cold front will bring showers and some thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY

A few lingering showers are possible on Thursday morning and a few flurries are possible on Friday, as cooler air returns.

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Mar
21

Dry First Weekend of Spring

Posted By · March 21, 2015 at 6:07 am

The first day of spring will be fantastic with temperatures running almost 10 degrees above average.  Winds will be out of the southwest, allowing temperatures to climb into the low 60s, under mostly sunny skies.

TODAY PLANNER

A weak cold front will arrive tonight.  It will bring cooler air and increasing clouds overnight.  Temperatures will fall into the low 30s.

SUNDAY MORNING

Sunday will be cooler but dry with highs near 50 degrees.

SUNDAY PLANNER

An active March pattern pushes in for the work week with big temperature swings and chances of rain.

There is a chance of a mix of rain and sleet Monday morning into early afternoon.  It will be cool too, with temperatures only climbing into the low 40s.

MONDAY MORNING MONDAY AFTERNOON

A warm front will bring a chance of rain Tuesday night with thunderstorms possible Wednesday.  Temperatures will climb into the low 60s Wednesday afternoon.

TUESDAY MORNING

A few lingering showers will be possible on Thursday morning and a few flurries will be possible on Friday.

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