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25

Rain Totals & the Potential for More Storms

Posted By · June 25, 2015 at 11:09 am

After a morning of heavy rain across Central Indiana we are having a bit of break, however, we are watching the radar for the potential of more showers and storms to develop for this afternoon and evening.

These are the rain totals we’ve picked up from midnight through 10am.

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Montezuma in Parke County saw 3.25″ of rain this morning, a Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 2:30pm for that area and a few surrounding counties.

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At this time, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for North Central Indiana.

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This afternoon scattered showers and storms are again possible as we top out in the upper 70s.

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We can’t rule out a strong or severe storm this afternoon or evening.  That’s why we are still under a low risk of severe weather.  Damaging wind, heavy rain, hail, and isolated tornadoes are all possible.  However, damaging wind and heavy rain are our top threats.

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This is a view of FutureTrak13 as we head into this evening.

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Storms should end by tonight, but another chance for rain will come our way Friday.

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Scattered showers and storms become likely by Friday afternoon and evening, and heavy rain will once again be a threat.

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By Saturday, some spots could pick up to 1-2″ of additional rain.  Sunday looks to be the best day out of the weekend with more wet weather moving in for the beginning of the week.

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Jun
24

Severe Weather Threat Overnight & Thursday

Posted By · June 24, 2015 at 12:26 pm

It’s a beautiful day across central Indiana with lower humidity and partly cloudy skies.  Temperatures this morning were running 12 to 20 degrees cooler than Tuesday morning!  We’re keeping an eye on the satellite/radar today.  An isolated shower isn’t out of the question today, but most areas will remain dry.

We’re closely monitoring a storm complex off to the west will move into Indiana after midnight tonight.  Until that gets here, we’ll see a comfortable day with highs in the low to mid 80s.  

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Tonight temps fall into the upper 60s with showers and storms developing after midnight.  Some storms may be strong/severe with damaging wind and heavy rain the top threats.  We can’t rule out large hail or even an isolated tornado. 

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Storms will be on-going during your Thursday morning commute, with showers and thunderstorms off and on during the day on Thursday. 

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Thursday the severe weather threat remains during the day as highs reach the low 80s. 

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Friday a few showers and storms will stick around but it won’t be a washout.  By Friday night some spots could pick up between .5” and 2”+ of rain. 

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Spotty showers and storms are possible Saturday, but Sunday looks to be the pick of the week with highs in the upper 70s and low humidity. 

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Jun
23

Becoming Partly Cloudy & Less Humid

Posted By · June 23, 2015 at 11:56 am

Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast for Central Indiana as we go into the afternoon.  After a warm and muggy start, the humidity will start to decrease throughout the day into tonight with highs in the low to mid 80s.

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Today is a chance for us to dry out after more than 5.5” of rain in Indianapolis for the month, and more than 6.5” of rain in Bloomington and Muncie.

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Tonight will be comfortable with overnight lows in the low 60s.

Wednesday highs will be in the mid 80s with comfortable humidity levels.  There’s a slight chance for an isolated shower or storm, but it looks like most areas will remain dry.

We are watching Thursday closely.  Some storms may be strong to severe.  Heavy rain will be a concern besides the risk for damaging wind.

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Friday and Saturday a few more showers and storms will be possible as highs fall into the upper 70s.  Sunday will be comfortable with dew points returning to the 50s.

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Jun
15

Stormy Pattern Continues

Posted By · June 15, 2015 at 10:56 am

Scattered showers and storms will continue to be in the forecast this week, it won’t be a washout, but a daily chance for rain exists.

Isolated, but heavy rain fell across Central Indiana this morning.  Including this morning’s rain, Indianapolis now has 2.77″ of rain for the month of June, the average rainfall for the entire month 4.25″.

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This afternoon any shower or storm that develops will contain heavy rain.  We will see dry hours, and not everyone will see rain this afternoon.

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As we go into tonight scattered showers and thunderstorms will remain in the forecast.

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Tuesday morning we remain mild with lows in the 70s, with a chance for showers and storms again in the morning and afternoon with highs in the low 80s.

Some storms Tuesday could be strong/severe with damaging wind, hail and the potential for flooding.

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With more storms in the forecast through this week, flooding will be a concern.

We still need to watch closely to see where the heaviest rain axis will set up, however, it appears that totals greater than 3″ will be possible.

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For now, Saturday looks like our driest day in the 7 day forecast.  We’ll continue to time the rain each day and keep you posted on the best times to take advantage of dry time.

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Jun
13

Warm & Stormy Sunday Ahead

Posted By · June 13, 2015 at 8:01 pm

Not much is changing about our weather pattern.

Highs today topped out in the upper 80s with heat indices in the low to mid 90s.

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Tonight an isolated shower or thunderstorm is possible as temps fall into the low 70s.

We could have an isolated shower or storm Sunday morning.

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However, more activity is likely on the radar as we get into daytime heating for the afternoon and evening.

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Damaging wind and large hail will be possible.

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Our severe weather threat continues on Monday as well.

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In the 7 day forecast the daily chance for showers and storms remains.  We’ll continue to time everything out for you, but to plan around the rain, you can also download our free SkyTrak13 Weather App to always have access to Live Doppler 13 Radar.

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Jun
13

Saturday Showers & Storms

Posted By · June 13, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Our weather pattern remains warm, humid, and stormy. This afternoon and tonight scattered showers and thunderstorms will be likely. Any shower or storm that develops could contain very heavy rain. An isolated strong/severe storm could be possible in north central Indiana.

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Highs will reach the mid to upper 80s today, with the heat index pushing into the 90s for many cities.

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Tonight temps remain mild as we fall to an overnight low around 70. An isolated shower or storm is not out of the question tonight into tomorrow morning.

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Sunday we start off dry, but more showers and storms are expected to develop in the heat of the day. Some storms may be strong to severe, so we will be watching the radar very closely.

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Monday could be another day of strong to severe storms as well.

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Our pattern does not change for the 7 day, although we get a little cooler Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the low 80s. We have a chance for scattered showers and storms each and every day in the 7 day forecast. We’ll just have to plan around the rain. If you have the free SkyTrak13 weather app, you can check Live Doppler 13 radar whenever you’d like to help decide your outdoor plans.

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Jun
12

Strong to Severe Storms Today

Posted By · June 12, 2015 at 10:55 am

Showers and thunderstorms are already popping up on the radar, and more is on the way this afternoon and evening.

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Some storms may be strong or severe with damaging wind, large hail, and we can’t rule out an isolated tornado.  Heavy rain and lightning will be a threat in any thunderstorm.

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Highs will reach the mid to upper 80s today, and storms will remain in the forecast through this evening, so if you have outdoor plans, have a way to check the radar and also get any watches and warnings that may be issued.

On FutureTrak13 you can see that we are expecting activity on the radar through midnight.  It won’t be a washout, but we will see the chance of a shower or storm at any time.

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Tonight temps fall into the low 70s as the rain comes to an end.

Saturday will be another humid day with highs in the mid 80s, as we get into daytime heating a few showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop.

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A daily chance of showers and thunderstorms will remain in the forecast through the next 7 days.  Some storms on Sunday may be strong/severe.  We’ll update you on the timing of that.  We’ll just have to plan our time out and about around the forecast.

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Jun
08

Shower & Storm Chances Remain

Posted By · June 8, 2015 at 11:19 am

The threat of severe weather has passed Central Indiana, but now we need time to dry out.  A shower or storm is still possible as we go into this afternoon.

Here’s a look at how much rain we’ve picked up since midnight.

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And, the National Weather Service compiled this view of where the heaviest rain totals were reported, north and west of Indianapolis for the storm total over Sunday and Monday.

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A shower or storm is still possible as we go into this afternoon and evening as highs top out around 80 degrees.

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Tonight patchy fog will be possible as temps fall into the low 60s.

Tomorrow will be brighter and much drier with temps warming into the mid 80s.

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The heat and humidity will kick back in as early as Wednesday with highs near 90.  There’s a slight chance for a shower or storm on Wednesday and Thursday, however, a better chance for more widespread showers and storms returns Friday and will last through the weekend.

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