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31

Weekend Forecast

Posted By · July 31, 2015 at 11:22 am

For the most part we’re looking for a dry Friday across Central Indiana with just a slight chance of a shower or storm late this afternoon or evening as highs reach the mid to upper 80s.

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If you have evening plans, don’t cancel them, just take a quick look at the radar on the free SkyTrak13 Weather App to make sure you’re in the clear.

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Tonight overnight lows will fall into the low 60s.  Saturday, we’ll see dry weather during the day, but Saturday evening and night we could see a few showers and storms.  It’s something we’ll be keeping our eyes on, but we’re not expecting a washout.

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There’s a daily chance of showers and storms in the 7 day starting Sunday, but we will not see all day washouts.  We’ll keep an eye on the exact timing and keep you posted as much cooler high temps in the 70s are in the forecast too.

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Jul
24

Brickyard 400 Weekend Forecast

Posted By · July 24, 2015 at 12:49 pm

Plenty of sunshine in Indiana today as temps are warming up nicely.  Today is the 4th day in a row with no rain, that’s the longest stretch since June 2-7 when Indy saw 6 days of dry weather.  That statistic coming from the NWS of Indianapolis.  So far this month we’ve picked up 11.88” of rain.  

Enjoy the mostly sunny skies as highs top out in the mid 80s this afternoon. 

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Dew points are higher than yesterday, and will continue to rise as we go into the weekend signaling more humidity moving in.  if you’re catching the Indians at Victory Field tonight, skies will remain mainly clear with temperatures falling into the 70s. 

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Saturday will be warmer with highs in the mid to upper 80s, and the chance for a few thunderstorms for the late afternoon and evening.  An isolated storm may be strong to severe with damaging wind the top threat.

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Sunday there’s an isolated chance for showers and storms especially during the afternoon. 

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In the 7 day forecast a daily chance of scattered showers and storms will remain with us next week. 

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Jul
17

Strong to Severe Storms this Afternoon/Evening

Posted By · July 17, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Check the radar before you head out today, scattered showers and storms will be on the radar, and some could be strong to severe.

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The heat index will get close to 100 today because of dew points in the 70s.  If you have plans tonight we will see isolated showers and storms on the radar at times through 9pm.  The storms should end when the sun sets. 

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Tonight will be partly cloudy and humid with temperatures in the low 70s. 

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Saturday and Sunday highs will reach the low 90s, Saturday the heat index will be in the 100s. 

We could see a few isolated storms Saturday, they will be more likely Sunday with a risk for some to be strong to severe. 

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In the 7 day forecast temps fall back into the 80s next week with isolated shower and storm chances.

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Jul
16

Heat Building for the Weekend

Posted By · July 16, 2015 at 10:30 am

Enjoy today, because it will be the coolest of the next few with major heat and humidity building for the weekend.

Highs will reach the low 80s today with a mix of sun and clouds and a slight chance of sprinkles.

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Tonight into early tomorrow morning we’ll have a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms.

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Temps will top out in the low 90s tomorrow, with dew points in the 70s.  That could make it feel 100+ across the area.

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Several daytime hours are dry, with a few showers and storms returning for the afternoon and evening.

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Dew points this weekend could climb into the mid 70s, and with highs in the low 90s heat indices could be as high as 105 degrees.  Stay cool and hydrate with a lot of water this weekend.

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Saturday and Sunday we’ll be watching for isolated showers and thunderstorms.  The weekend won’t be a washout, but we’ll need to watch the radar for a few thunderstorms.  Some storms could be strong on Monday, so we’ll keep you posted on the exact timing.

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Jul
14

Tuesday Afternoon Storms with Drier Weather Wednesday

Posted By · July 14, 2015 at 11:12 am

Central Indiana is dry for now, but as we go later into this afternoon we’ll be watching for the development of more showers and thunderstorms as highs reach the mid to upper 80s with dew points around 70.

The afternoon won’t be a washout, but it will be warm and sticky.

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FutureTrak13 show some development of showers and storms after 2pm.

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Some storms may be on the strong to severe side.

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A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect because even up to an inch of new rain could lead to flash flooding.

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Meanwhile a Flood Warning is up through this evening where we saw the heaviest rain from yesterday and this morning’s storms.

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So far, July 2015 is the 8th wettest July on record, and we will add to that before the month is through.

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In the 7 day forecast we’ll have dry weather on Wednesday and Thursday with a chance for storms returning Friday along with more heat and humidity for the weekend.

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Jul
14

Tuesday Morning Weather Update

Posted By · July 14, 2015 at 4:23 am

The heaviest rain has moved out of Central Indiana but damage and flooding concerns remain.

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of Central Indiana until 8am.

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for a few of our southern counties until 8am as well.

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Rain estimates from the last 24 hours continue to add up.  So far for the month of July, Indy as picked up 7.92″ of rain.  That makes the 12th wettest July on record.  To crack into the top ten we need to tie or break 8.01″.

tuesday radar estimates

Today we’ll be mainly dry this morning, but more showers and storms develop for the afternoon and some could be strong to severe.

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In the 7 day forecast, a warm up is on the way for the weekend.

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Jul
02

Weekend Preview

Posted By · July 2, 2015 at 11:02 am

A hazy day is ahead for Central Indiana with the chance for a shower or storm.  That chance is greater south of I-70 into this afternoon and evening.

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As we approach the holiday weekend, we should be mainly dry with isolated chances for showers or storms.  As of right now isolated activity is possible Friday.

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Saturday looks dry.  The Saturday evening forecast for fireworks and the Rolling Stones looks perfect.

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A better chance for showers and storms will return early next week, we’ll keep you posted on the exact timing, and what to expect if storms are strong to severe.

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Jul
01

Below Normal Temperatures & Rain Chances

Posted By · July 1, 2015 at 11:17 am

After the 7th wettest June in Central Indiana with 8.36″ of rain for Indianapolis, we’re off to a drier start for July.

We won’t completely eliminate rain chances today, there’s an isolated chance, especially south of I-70 this afternoon and early evening.

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Tomorrow highs will only reach the mid to upper 70s with a chance for showers or a thunderstorm.  Again, the best chance is the afternoon.

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Isolated shower or storm chances will remain for the weekend.  We are watching where a frontal boundary will set up, if it remains more south, that’s where the greatest chance of rain will be.

We’ll continue to keep you updated for the many festivities across Central Indiana.

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