Home News Weather Traffic Sports Hot Topics
 Blog Homepage

Author Archive


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.

monday plannermonday futuretrak 4pm

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


Comments (0)

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

friday saturday futuretrak 9pmfriday futuretrak sunday 12pm

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

Comments (0)

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


Comments (0)

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

Comments (0)

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

Comments (0)

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

saturday futuretrak 9pm

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

Comments (0)

Scattered Showers & Storms Today

Posted By · August 11, 2014 at 3:38 am

We’re watching the radar this morning as scattered showers and storms are lifting north of I-70.  We are not seeing severe storms, however, heavy downpours are possible, and as always lightning is a danger in any storm.

Current temps are mild and in the 70s, with patchy fog across the viewing area, especially areas that saw heavy rain overnight.

Highs today will reach the upper 70s with scattered showers and storms.

monday today

Hour by hour on FutureTrak13 you can see that isolated shower and storm chances remain this morning, with more developing for the afternoon and evening.

monday 1pmmonday 5pm

Tonight temps only fall to the mid 60s but for the most part we should dry out.

There’s an isolated chance for a shower or storm overnight, as patchy fog develops.  Tuesday morning should start our mainly dry, with scattered showers and storms again developing for the afternoon/evening.  Highs tomorrow only reach the mid 70s.

In the 7 day forecast we dry out Wednesday with temps running well below our normal high of 84.  Cool nights are ahead too.

monday 7 day

Comments (0)

Friday Afternoon Weather Update

Posted By · August 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

Happy Friday!

Scattered showers are around Central Indiana right now.  Areas along and south of I-70 are seeing the most steady light rain.  The movement of the rain is generally from west to east.  We will continue to see that pattern into this afternoon with showers diminishing as we go into the evening.

Today’s high of 73 is below our normal high of 84, and 2 degrees warmer than our “cold record” high of 81 set back in 1884.

friday afternoon

We will start to dry out as we head into the early evening.  However, I won’t rule out a spotty shower as temps fall into the mid 60s tonight.

Tomorrow isolated showers are possible in the morning but will become more likely during the heat of the day in the afternoon as highs warm into the upper 70s.

friday saturday planner

Futuretrak13 on both Saturday and Sunday shows a few showers and thunderstorms from this slow moving system.

friday saturday futuretrak

In the 7 day forecast temps stay below our normal high of 84 as temps in the 70s with sunshine make a return next week.

friday 7 day

Comments (0)