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16

A Blustery Sunday on Tap, Better for the Work Week

Posted By · March 16, 2014 at 7:13 am

It’s the last weekend of winter, with the Spring Equinox arriving this Thursday, March 20th.  It will FEEL like winter today with blustery conditions and temperatures running 20 degrees below normal.  The wind will be out of the northeast from 15 to 25 mph.  Temperatures will hold near steady in the upper 20s and low 30s.

A low pressure system will push east along southern Indiana today.  There is a chance of snow along a Bloomington-Columbus-Batesville line with an inch or two of snow possible by late afternoon.  Otherwise, Central Indiana will be dry and cloudy with temperatures holding steady in the low 30s and upper 20s today.  Wind chill values in the teens, thanks to the windy conditions and cold temperatures.

sunday storm

The system will move out of the area by evening and an Arctic high pressure will take over.  The skies will gradually clear and temperatures will fall into the upper teens.

It will be a chilly but sunny and bright St. Patrick’s Day.  The St. Patrick’s Day parade begins at 11:30am in Downtown Indy and the air temperature will be in the mid 30s.  Thanks to a March sun, temperatures will climb to near 40 degrees.

st. pats day

Spring-like temperatures return on Tuesday with sunny skies and highs in the mid 50s.  There is a chance of rain on Wednesday as a cold front moves over the Great Lakes.

The cold front will bring cooler conditions for Thursday, the first day of Spring.  The Spring Equinox officially arrives at 12:57pm EDT on Thursday.  It will be breezy and sunny with highs in the upper 40s.

Temperatures warm to near 60 degrees on Friday with a chance of rain by Friday night.

Temperatures will be back to near normal, in the low 50s, for the weekend.

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Mar
15

Blustery Sunday

Posted By · March 15, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Tonight, the clouds will increase and so will the wind.  The winds will pick up out of the northeast from 5 to 15 mph.  Temperatures fall into the mid 20s by Sunday morning.

tonight

It’s the last weekend of winter and today will FEEL like it!  It will be blustery and cloudy with highs only climbing into the low 30s.   A storm system will track across the Ohio River Valley on Sunday, bringing a chance of a wintry mix to snow along Southern Indiana.  There is a chance it could track as far north as a Bloomington-Columbus-Batesville line.

sunday storm sunday

The skies will clear out late Sunday night, allowing temperatures to fall into the upper teens and low 20s.

Monday, St. Patrick’s Day, will be sunny and chilly with a high in the upper 30s.

Temperatures warm up on Tuesday with a  chance of rain on Wednesday.

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Mar
15

Spring-like Today, Winter-like Sunday

Posted By · March 15, 2014 at 8:11 am

The wind has eased quite a bit this morning.  It will be a beautiful Saturday with highs in the low to mid 50s.

today

It will be partly cloudy tonight with breezy winds out of the northeast from 5 to 15 mph.  Lows will fall into the mid 20s.

An area of low pressure will push in from the Southern Plains states.  It will tap into moisture from the Gulf of Mexico allowing a wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow to develop across Southern Indiana by late Sunday morning.  At this point, the storm track appears to keep most of the moisture south of a Bloomington-Columbus, Batesville line.  There is a chance that this system could move up as far north as I-70.  If that happens, light snow will be possible Sunday afternoon into the evening.  But as of this morning, Sunday will be dry but cloudy and breezy.

sunday

sunday forecast

The system will scoot out by Sunday night and the wind will die down.  Temperatures will tumble into the upper teens Monday morning with temperatures struggling to climb into the upper 30s Monday afternoon.  It will be a crisp by sunny St. Patrick’s Day.  The St. Patrick’s Day parade in Downtown Indy gets off at 11:30am with the temperature in the low 30s.

More mild conditions arrive by mid week with a chance of rain on Wednesday.

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Mar
14

Spring-like Today, Winter-like by end of Weekend

Posted By · March 14, 2014 at 12:53 pm

It will be a sunny and breezy Friday afternoon with highs climbing into the upper 50s.  Winds will be out of the southwest from 15 to 25 mph.

There is a slight chance of a few sprinkles this evening as a cold front moves through. Temperatures will fall to near normal, into the low 30s.

Saturday will be cooler than Friday although right on track for normal for this time of year.  The wind will turn out of the northwest with highs in the low 50s.

saturday

Sunday brings changes with the return of winter-like conditions.  Afternoon highs will only climb into the low 30s.  An area of low pressure will arrive from the Southern Plains states.  The latest track of the system has most of our viewing area picking up precipitation.  It will arrive Sunday morning along a Bloomington – Columbus line.  It will start off as freezing rain and rain.  As the system pushes north, precipitation will change over to snow by afternoon.  At this point, accumulations look light, from a dusting to an inch.  It’s still early, so the SkyTrak13 Weather Team will continue to tweak and monitor this forecast.

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It will be a chilly St. Patrick’s Day.

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Temperatures bounce back to near normal by mid week.

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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.

sunday

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.

daylight saving time

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.

tonight

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.

highs today

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.

daylight saving time

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.

this afternoon

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.

warm up

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…

snowiest on record snow average

Temperatures will climb to near 50 degrees by Friday.

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