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Below Normal Temps this Week

Posted By · July 28, 2014 at 3:45 am

Today temps reach the low 70s with a slight chance of a shower or storm.  Winds will gust up to 25mph out of the northwest.

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You’ll notice the rain chances hour by hour on FutureTrak13.  We won’t see a washout, just isolated activity.

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I’m forecasting a high of 73 today, look how close that is to the record cold high of 72 set back in 1928.  Tonight we could be close to a record low.  I’m forecasting a low of 52, our record low is 51 set back in 1881.

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Tomorrow highs will reach the mid 70s, again we have a slight chance of an afternoon shower or storm.

In the 7 day forecast we stay cool and below our normal high of 85.  Rain chances become more likely starting Thursday, but at this point we aren’t looking at a washout heading through the weekend.

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After a stormy night across Central Indiana, more scattered showers and storms are in the forecast today.

This morning patchy fog will be likely as the mild and humid air sticks with us for one more day.  Highs will reach the mid 80s today with scattered showers and storms. 

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Some storms may be strong to severe as portions of Central Indiana are under a “slight” risk for severe weather. Damaging wind is the main concern along with heavy rain and lightning.  When thunder roars, go indoors. 

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Isolated showers and storms are possible this morning, with scattered activity developing after noon today. 

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Hour by hour at the track this morning and afternoon we have to include a chance for a shower or storm.  It will not rain every minute of the day but showers and storms are possible. 

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The stormy weather will be followed by much drier air and cooler temps after the front moves through.  Tonight temps fall into the low 60s and tomorrow highs will be in the 70s.  In the 7 day we stay in the 70s for most of the week with more storm chances coming our way.

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Monday Severe Weather Outlook

Posted By · July 14, 2014 at 11:33 am

Highs will top out in the low 80s today with very humid conditions.

All of Central Indiana is under a slight risk for severe storms this afternoon and evening.  The main threats from storms will be damaging wind, heavy rain and lightning.

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As of right now the timing of the storms looks to be between 4pm to 10pm.

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As the storms moves out, cooler and drier air will settle in.

Starting tomorrow it will feel more an early spring day, and we could be close to tying or setting some records.

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Tuesday and Wednesday there is a slight chance for an isolated shower, but the day will not be a washout.

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Stormy & Humid Today, Fall Like Weather Tomorrow

Posted By · July 14, 2014 at 7:14 am

Today will be a warm and muggy day across Central Indiana with highs in the 80s.  Scattered showers and storms will likely develop as a cold front moves through the state late this afternoon into tonight.

Part of the state is under a “slight” risk for severe storms.  Damaging wind is our top threat, along with heavy rain and frequent lightning.

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Here’s a look at FutureTrak13 estimating when the line of showers and storms moves through.

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Behind the rain will be much cooler and drier air.  We could set record “cool” highs over the next few days!

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Sunday Afternoon Weather Update

Posted By · July 13, 2014 at 12:47 pm

It’s a warm and muggy day across Central Indiana, and now that we’re heating up, showers and storms could develop this afternoon and evening.

Areas along and south of I-70 are under a slight risk for severe storms this afternoon and evening.  Damaging winds are the top threat, however lightning and heavy rain are a concern as well.

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Temps in the 80s and dew points in the 70s are creating a steamy afternoon across Central Indiana.  There is some relief on the way, but not until we watch for a chance of rain and storms this afternoon and evening.

FutureTrak13 shows showers and storms developing in the heat of the day.

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More activity is possible on Monday, but we are not expecting severe storms.

Behind the rain are some of the coolest July temps we’ve seen.

Check out the 7 day forecast, and compare the daily records from the Indianapolis National Weather Service.

July 15th coldest high temp: 70 in 1987.

July 16th coldest high temp: 71 in 1917.

July 17th coldest high temp: 74 in 1925.


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Dry Friday, Weekend Storm Chances

Posted By · July 11, 2014 at 3:27 am

Good morning!  Temps are comfortable around Central Indiana this morning, and as we head into the afternoon we’ll top out in the low 80s.  Today will be the 10th day in a row of a below average high in Indy!

Today will be dry with partly cloudy skies.

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If you have evening plans, temps fall into the 70s with increasing clouds.  It will be a great night to get out and about!

Saturday a few showers  and storms are possible.  Some may be strong to severe in north Central Indiana.

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This is FutureTrak13 Saturday at noon.

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At this time, I think Sunday will have more showers and storms than Saturday.  All of Central Indiana is under a slight risk for severe storms Sunday.

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In the 7 day forecast showers and storms remain likely Monday, with spotty activity Tuesday.  By Tuesday highs only top out in the low 70s!

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Happy 4th of July

Posted By · July 4, 2014 at 3:53 am

What are your plans for the 4th of July?  The forecast will be perfect!  This afternoon we’ll top out with a high in the upper 70s.

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If you’re heading out tonight to enjoy the fireworks, temps fall into the low to mid 70s by 9pm.

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Tonight temp fall into the upper 50s with clear skies.  It will be another great evening to leave the windows open and turn off the a/c.

Saturday we warm up a few more degrees with highs in the low 80s, and we remain sunny.

In the 7 day forecast warmer weather moves in Sunday with highs in the mid 80s.  by Sunday night a few showers and storms are possible, they become more likely Monday as temps hold in the mid 80s for most of the week.

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A few sprinkles are on the radar, they’ll continue to push south as a mix of sun and clouds takes over our forecast for the afternoon.

This afternoon temps should reach the low 70s.  We are by no means setting a record for July heat, but the record low max temp for today is 70 from 1924.

We’ll be dry this evening with temps cooling into the 60s for the evening.

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Overnight, we fall into the low 50s!  You’re a/c can get a break tonight.

For the 4th of July fabulous weather is expected.

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Temps will reach the upper 70s tomorrow, with perfect fireworks viewing for Friday night.

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In our 7 day forecast, the cool weather is short lived.  Late Sunday a few showers and storms are possible, but will be more likely Monday.

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