After a beautiful summer day where temperatures climbed into the low 80s and upper 70s, thunderstorms are developing. The warm, moist air has set the stage for some heavy downpours and the potential for severe weather this evening.
The storms are moving into our western viewing area late this afternoon. Storm reports so far have included damaging winds in excess of 70 to 80 mph. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for our northern viewing area, including Benton, White, Cass, Miami, and Wabash counties, until 10pm.
Storms will continue to develop through the evening, moving east-southeast. Storms will arrive in our into the Indy metro area around 10pm or 11pm.
The sun will set at 7:46pm this evening and storms will likely weaken some after sunset. The SkyTrak13 Weather Team will keep you updated throughout the evening on Channel 13 and all of our social media platforms.
Storms will taper off in the early morning hours on Sunday with a few spotty showers possible Sunday morning. It will be another breezy day but winds will be out of the north, allowing cooler air to arrive. A gradual clearing will arrive by Sunday afternoon with highs in the upper 60s and low 70s.
The Autumnal Equinox is at 10:29pm EDT on Monday. It will feel more like Fall, with temperatures only climbing into the upper 60s.
The dry pattern continues through the work week with a warming trend too. Temperatures will rebound into the upper 70s by the end of the work week.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Benton County, extended until 5:45pm EDT.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for our northern viewing area until 10pm EDT.
We’ll keep you updated throughout the evening, as more storms are likely.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Afternoon highs will actually climb a few degrees above average with highs in the low 80s.
Clouds will increase by evening and showers and thunderstorms will be possible after 7pm. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely after 10pm.
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.
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:
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.
After another unseasonably cool start this morning, temperatures rebounded nicely this afternoon, making way for a fantastic late summer day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was a chilly Fall-like day. Temperatures ran more than 15 degrees below normal today.
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.
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.
Heading to the Shamrock Series game tonight? It will be cool.
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.