Spotty Showers Today, Warmer for the Weekend

There’s a chance for a few spotty showers this afternoon into tonight.  Rain chances will stick around through Wednesday as temperatures remain cool with highs below our normal high of 69. 

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If you’re heading to the Indians game tonight, it will be cool and cloudy with a slight rain chance.  Temperatures will fall to the mid 50s by 10pm.

Tuesday spotty showers are possible with highs in the low 60s.  Wednesday it will be cooler with highs in the upper 50s. 

Pollen levels will go up as we head into the weekend along temperatures. 

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By Friday highs could approach the 70 degree mark.  As we get closer to the one America 500 Festival Mini Marathon, the weather is looking great.  Starting temps around 50, with highs in the mid 70s by the afternoon with sunshine.  We’ll keep you updated on the forecast as we move towards the weekend!

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Dry Friday, Showers & Storms for the Weekend

Highs will reach the mid 60s this afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds.

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So far this month, Indianapolis has picked up almost 5” of rain.  That’s almost 3.5” above what’s average through April 28th.

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We won’t be adding to that total today, but this weekend is a different story, so enjoy the dry time today.

Tonight will be a great night to catch the Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field.  First pitch is at 7:15pm, temps will still be in the mid 60s at that point, falling to the upper 50s and low 60s by 10pm with mostly cloudy skies.

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Overnight lows will fall to the upper 40s.  There is a slight chance for rain, that becomes more likely after midnight into tomorrow morning.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely on Saturday with highs in the low 60s.

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More rain and storms are in the forecast Sunday.

By Sunday night up to 1” of rain is possible.  Early next week we dry out, and pollen levels will begin to climb.

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Temperatures remain close to average next week.  The average high is 68, the average low is 47.

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Confirmed Tuesday Tornado, More Storms on the Way

The National Weather Service has completed their survey, and determined that a tornado did occur near Worthington in Greene County Tuesday evening.

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The survey found that it was an EF0 tornado with wind speeds up to 85mph.  This occurred near Worthington at 7:21pm last night.  The path width is 75 yards, and the length is .1 miles.  Barns were damaged and a piece of debris was launched 250 feet.

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We’ll be watching the radar again this afternoon.  There is a low risk for severe storms, but they are still possible late this afternoon into tonight.  Very heavy rain and frequent lightning are expected.  In terms of severe storms, damaging wind and hail will be possible.

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We’re heading for highs ranging from the 50s to the north, the 60s for the central part of our area, and the 70s to the south.  On Futuretrak13 you can see the rain and storms moving in the later we go into this afternoon and tonight.

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Overnight scattered showers and storms will end as lows drop to the mid 50s.

Tomorrow highs will warm back into the low to mid 70s.  There’s a chance for a few showers tomorrow, but for the most part, I think we’re looking at isolated activity.

Friday is the best day out of the week if you like sunshine.  We’ll start Saturday off dry, but showers and storms become likely late Saturday and will remain in the forecast Sunday.  The average high this time of year is 67, the average low is 47.

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Showers & Storms Develop this Afternoon

Temperatures will reach highs in the mid to upper 70s this afternoon.

Most areas are dry right now, but scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop as we go into the afternoon and evening.  An isolated storm may be strong or severe with wind gusts or hail.  Lightning is always a threat from any storm.  On Futuretrak13 here at home, we are expecting showers and thunderstorms to develop this afternoon.  The storms should continue to sink to the south as we go later into tonight.

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The greater risk for severe storms is the area highlighted in red through portions of Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.  The threat for severe storms is increased there, and tornadoes, large hail and damaging wind will all be possible.

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Tonight lows drop into the mid 50s, so it will be cooler as the showers and storms come to an end.  Wednesday there’s a chance for a few showers in the morning, and midday, but that becomes more likely tomorrow afternoon and evening.  Tomorrow, like today, an isolated severe storm will be possible, but highs will be cooler in the low to mid 60s.

Through Thursday night up to an inch of rain is possible, we’ll keep updating those numbers.  Pollen levels will continue to fluctuate between high and moderate levels through Saturday.

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If you like sunshine and dry weather, Friday looks to be the best day out of the week.  each day in the 7 day forecast we’ll be tracking showers and thunderstorms and cooler temperatures that are around the average high of 67.

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Scattered Showers & Storms this Afternoon, Brighter Weekend

We are tracking a few downpours and thunderstorms today, and those will become more numerous as we go into the afternoon and early evening.

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Over the past few days some areas around Central Indiana have picked up more than an inch of rain. This is a look at the 48 rainfall totals.  For the month of April, Indianapolis has picked up 3.33” of rain, just yesterday 1.41” of rain was measured.  The average rainfall through today’s date is 2.60”.

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Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon as highs reach the upper 60s.  An isolated strong storm is possible.

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Pollen levels are increasing again too.

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Tonight the rain will come to an end and skies clear as temperatures drop into the mid 40s.

Sunny skies return for the weekend with highs near 70 on Saturday and by Sunday we’ll top out around 80.

Enjoy the dry weather while it lasts, an active weather pattern with showers and thunderstorms returns next week.

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Cooler Temps with Rain Chances this Afternoon & Evening

After a soggy start to the morning, we’re getting a little bit of a break from the rain across Central Indiana.  Temperatures are heading to highs in the upper 60s today. 

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop again this afternoon and evening.  An isolated strong storm isn’t out of the question. 

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Pollen levels are low today, but will rebound into the high category over the next few days. 

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Overnight temperatures fall into the mid 50s with scattered showers and thunderstorms. 

While rain chances stick around Friday with highs in the mid to upper 60s, the weekend is looking much brighter and warmer weather will be returning.  Early next week rain chances return, and we’ll continue to watch the pattern to time out those rain chances with temperatures staying above average for the 7 day forecast.

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Afternoon Highs in the 80s

Our average high this time of year is 64, so we’ll be well above that today with highs in the low 80s.  We’ll be short of the record of 87 degrees set back in 1977.  Today will be the 5th day in a row of above average temps, and it’s been a slow climb into the low 80s. 

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Yesterday the high in Indianapolis was 80, and today we’re forecasting a high of 82. 

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The pollen forecast will remain high through Wednesday.  The levels begin to drop into the moderate/high level starting Thursday. 

It will be a beautiful evening to head to Victory Field to catch the Indians take on Toledo tonight.  For the first pitch at 7:05pm temps will still be in the upper 70s this evening. 

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Tonight will be another mild evening as lows only drop to the mid to upper 50s.  Clouds will start to increase, and they will do it even more so for your Tuesday forecast. 

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Highs Tuesday will reach the mid 70s.  Rain chances will increase late Wednesday, and showers and storms will be likely Thursday.  By Friday high temperatures fall into the 60s, but start to rebound for the weekend into the 70s.

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Warming Up for the Weekend

Another beautiful day is ahead for Central Indiana.  Highs will reach the low 70s today with a light southeast breeze.

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Tonight temperatures fall into the upper 40s and low 50s.

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That will make for a mild start for the Race for the Cure in Indianapolis.

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Saturday and Sunday more sunshine and warmth is in the forecast with highs in the mid 70s.

Our average high this time of year is 63, so we’ll be well above that most of this 7 day.

The next chance for rain will be next Thursday, but as of right now, it only looks like a slight chance.

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Warming Up

A Frost Advisory is in effect for North Central Indiana until 9am.

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A beautiful day is ahead for the state.  Forecast highs are 65-70 degrees.  Our average high this time of year is 63, and our average low is 42.

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We are going to get our 60 degree weather guarantee for the Indianapolis Indians home opener at Victory Field.  The first pitch is at 7:05 tonight.  We have 63 degrees in the forecast.  For fans wanting a free ticket for another April game, this isn’t good news.  It would have to be cooler than 60 degrees for that to happen.

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Warmer weather will be coming our way for Friday, and for the weekend. Highs will reach the low to mid 70s with mostly sunny skies.

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Remember Race for the Cure is this Saturday morning at Military Park in White River State Park.  The weather is going to be great and you register Saturday morning from 7-8:30.  You don’t want to miss the opening ceremony and the Pink Parade of survivors that starts at 7:30.  There is a kids dash at 8:30 and a 5k at 9am.

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Right now there are only slight rain chances Tuesday of next week.

Enjoy the sunshine and warmth on the way!

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Sunny Skies & More Warmth on the Way

Sunny skies will help warm our temp into the upper 50s and low 60s across the area.  Our average high this time of year is 63, so we will be below that today.  However, today is the “coolest” high temperature in the 7 day forecast, so we’ll see warmer weather just around the corner. 

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Temps are going up, and so are pollen levels.  Pollen levels will remain high today through Sunday. 

This evening temps will cool into the 50s and then the 40s under clear skies.  Eventually overnight lows fall into the mid to upper 30s for most of the area. 

Thursday more sunshine is expected with highs in the mid 60s. 

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The Indianapolis Indians have their home opener at Victory Field Thursday.  The first pitch is at 7:05pm and there is a 60 degree guarantee.  If it is below 60 degrees, fans will get a free ticket to another game in April.  Right now, we are forecasting 63 degrees for the first pitch.  

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Even warmer weather comes our way Friday with mostly sunny skies and highs around 70. 

For the Race for the Cure early Saturday morning, temps will start in the mid to upper 40s.  It will warm into the 50s by 8am and 9am.  Temps will eventually reach the low 70s for the afternoon. 

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Our next best chance of rain arrives Tuesday. 

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