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10

Heavy Rain & Strong/Severe Storms Today

Posted By · September 10, 2014 at 11:07 am

Pockets of heavy rain and thunderstorms will be around throughout the day, but it’s as we get into the afternoon/evening that the threat for severe storms goes up.

All of Central Indiana is under a “slight” risk for severe storms.

wednesday severe threat

The biggest threats are damaging wind, and flooding due to heavy rain.  Most of Central Indiana is under a flash flood watch until late tonight.  Rain totals could amount to 1-2″ of rain with some isolated areas picking up, up to 3″ of rain.

wednesday storm threats

The timing for strong to severe storms is 4pm to 12am.  The rain and clouds cover we have right now, could help to keep the severe threat down.

wednesday planner

On Futuretrak13 you can see more showers and storms develop and move through tonight as a cold front pushes across the state.

wednesday futuretrak 6pm

wednesday futuretrak 9pm

wednesday futuretrak 12am

Behind the storms will be much cooler and drier air with highs in the 60s and some overnight lows in the 40s.

wednesday stormy 7 day

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Sep
02

Stormy Morning… Isolated Rain Chances this Afternoon

Posted By · September 2, 2014 at 10:44 am

After a stormy morning across Central Indiana, we’re finally starting to dry out.  However, don’t put that umbrella away just yet!  We’ll still be tracking isolated showers and storms this afternoon.

Check out just how much rain we picked up across Central Indiana.

Some radar estimated totals approach up to 4″ of rain.

tuesday radar rain estimates

tuesday airport rain reports

The heaviest rain fell south of I-70.

tuesday high rain totals

Highs today will rebound into the low 80s with a chance for an isolated shower or storm.

Tonight skies clear and temps fall into the 60s, patchy fog will be possible by early Wednesday morning.

Wednesday will be beautiful with highs in the mid 80s.  The upper 80s return by Thursday and Friday with storm chances, and a cool of for the weekend.

tuesday 7 day

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Sep
01

Labor Day Storms Still Possible

Posted By · September 1, 2014 at 1:06 pm

It’s a warm and muggy Labor Day across Central Indiana.  The cloud cover has kept our shower and thunderstorm activity to a minimum, and will help us as we go into this evening too.

The latest outlook from the Storm Prediction Center has taken Indiana out of the risk for severe storms.

monday 12pm risk

An isolated strong storm is still possible as we go into this afternoon and tonight.

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This is the potential rainfall this afternoon through Tuesday night.

monday rain potential

In the 7 day forecast we approach the 90 degree mark for highs again before we cool off for the weekend.

monday 7 day

 

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Aug
29

Heat, Humidity & Storms Return

Posted By · August 29, 2014 at 3:31 am

Happy Friday!  Current temperatures across central Indiana are comfortable this morning in the 60s and 70s.

More humidity will be returning today as highs top out in the upper 80s.

friday today

The satellite/radar is clear now, however, more scattered showers and storms are expected to develop this afternoon and evening.

Allergy suffers, pollen levels remain high and are expected to do so for the next few days.

friday allergy

If you’re heading out to operation football this evening, take the rain gear as scattered showers and storms will be possible.

friday operation football

Futuretrak13 shows the showers and storms developing today.

friday futuretrak 5pm

This is just the start of what could be a rainy and stormy weekend.

Saturday we’re back in the 80s again, but more showers and storms will develop for the late afternoon/evening.

friday saturday planner

friday futuretrak saturday 4pm

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By Sunday night 1-3” of rain is possible for Central Indiana.

friday rain potential

In the 7 day we remain warm with daily rain chances into early next week.

friday 7 day

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Aug
28

Mainly Dry Today with More 90s on the Way

Posted By · August 28, 2014 at 3:26 am

Good morning!  Temps across Central Indiana are in the 60s and 70s this morning.  The satellite/radar is mostly clear so we’ll start off with sunshine and see clouds increase as we go through the day.  A mainly dry day is ahead with temps in the mid 80s.

thursday planner

If you’re heading to the Indians game tonight, the forecast looks great!  Partly cloudy skies with a first pitch temp in the low 80s!

thursday indians

Tonight temps fall to the upper 60s with partly cloudy skies.

The 90s return as early as tomorrow and a stormy weekend is ahead.  Friday afternoon showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop.

thursday friday

As of right now the day time hours on Saturday look mainly dry, however, late Saturday, showers and storms move in and stick around Sunday as temps for the second half of the weekend top out in the low 80s.  A daily chance of showers and storms remains in the 7 day forecast.

thursday 7 day

 

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Aug
27

Heat, Humidity & Storms

Posted By · August 27, 2014 at 3:22 am

Good morning!  We’re off to another mild and muggy start with partly cloudy skies to kick off your Wednesday morning.  Temps across Central Indiana are in the 60s and 70s, and with dew points around 70 degrees, the heavy sticky air will continue today.  The latest satellite radar shows a few clouds across our area, but we’re dry.  Patchy fog is possible this morning, especially in areas that received heavy rain Tuesday afternoon.  For the past two days we’ve hit 90 degrees, today we should only top out in the mid 80s with afternoon showers and storms developing.

wednesday planner

wednesday recap

Pollen levels remain high today and through the weekend.

wednesday allergies

If you have plans this afternoon or tonight, scattered showers and storms will be possible, very similar to what we’ve seen the last couple of days.  Just like the last few days not everyone will see rain.  Some storms that develop may be strong/severe, but widespread severe weather is not expected.

Tonight temps fall into the 60s and 70s with an isolated shower or storm.

wednesday lows tonight

Tomorrow afternoon storm chances will develop again as temps stay in the mid 80s.

More heat and humidity is ahead in the 7 day.  A daily chance for showers and storms will stick with us as our summer patter holds through next week.

wednesday 7 day

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Aug
16

Isolated Heavy Showers Today with More on the Way

Posted By · August 16, 2014 at 10:34 am

Not everyone is seeing rain, but those who are, could see heavy downpours at times today.

Showers and an isolated storm will be possible today as temps reach the mid 70s.  A few spots that don’t see rain could pop into the upper 70s, but with lack of sunshine we won’t be warming up much.

new saturday today

It’s not a washout of the evening, but keep the rain gear handy.  The roof to Lucas Oil Stadium will more than likely be closed for tonight’s game.

saturday evening planner

Sunday, more scattered showers and storms are possible, adding up today’s rain through Monday night at 6pm up to 1/2″ or even up to 1″ of rain will be possible.

We have more rain chances through next week when temps top out in the upper 80s!

new saturday 7 day

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We’ll be watching the radar today as isolated showers and storms try to make their way into Central Indiana.  The day will be mainly dry with just spotty activity possible through the early afternoon.

saturday planner

This evening rain chances go up, and this is just the start of a soggy period for the area.

saturday evening planner

You can see on FutureTrak13 that the day isn’t a washout, but the showers become more widespread as we head into tonight.

saturday futuretrak 4pm

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Overnight scattered showers and storms are likely with temps only falling into the upper 60s.

Sunday we should start out mainly dry, but more scattered showers and storms will likely develop for the afternoon.

saturday sunday forecast

At this time we are not looking at the potential for severe weather, however, lightning is a danger in any storm.

saturday sunday futuretrak

We need the rain.  I know some spots have picked up a great amount of rain, but Indianapolis is running 1.23″ below normal for this time this month.

saturday rain

We’ll have a chance to make some of that up over the next week with a daily chance of showers and storms.

This is a look at the potential rain amounts from now through Monday evening.

saturday potential rain

In the 7 day forecast more hot and humid air returns… it will finally feel like summer.

saturday 7 day

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