Severe Weather This Afternoon/ Tonight

Our eyes will remain on the radar this afternoon, this evening and tonight in Central Indiana.

We are under the threat for severe weather, with hail, flash flooding, damaging wind, and isolated tornadoes all possible.

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These are the radar estimated rain totals through 10:30am.

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This afternoon temperatures are expected to reach the mid 80s with scattered showers and storms.  If we see sunshine, that will help fuel our risk for severe weather.

We will also keep watch on another round of potential storms during the overnight.  We will watch to see if this develops.

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In the 7 day forecast, we are warming up for the weekend, the 90s will be back with more storm chances moving in.

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Hot & Humid Today… Storm Chances Increase

Highs will reach the low 90s today with partly cloudy skies. It will be humid, with storm chances developing late in the afternoon into the evening.

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Isolated activity is expected, and some storms could be strong to severe with damaging wind, and very heavy rain.

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Tonight we should dry out, with just a few showers or storms possible by morning as temps drop to the upper 60s.

 

Tuesday a few morning showers or storms are possible, as skies become partly cloudy with highs in the mid 80s.

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We’re watching Wednesday and Thursday closely as more showers and storms are set to return, and very heavy rain will be something we will monitor as well as the risk for severe weather on Wednesday.

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By the weekend we’re back to highs close to the 90 degree mark.

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Drying Out Today

After rounds of heavy rain, and severe storms moved through Central Indiana Wednesday, today will be a chance for us to dry out.  Damaging wind and flooding top the storm reports from the last 24 hours.

I want to show you some of the rain totals from yesterday.

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With the heavy rain in western Marion County, a Flood Warning will remain in effect until 6:30am.

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Highs will reach the mid to upper 80s today with lower humidity.  Skies will become partly cloudy, and there’s a slight chance for an isolated shower late in the day.  What you’ll notice is the wind picking up out of the northwest with gusts up to 25 mph.

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Tonight skies become partly cloudy to mostly clear, and it is going to be an extremely comfortable start as temps fall into the low 60s by Friday morning.

Friday will be beautiful with sunshine, and highs in the mid 80s.

We warm up for the weekend with highs close to 90, but sunny skies will remain.

Our next chance for showers and storms will arrive Tuesday.

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Severe Storms this Afternoon

After a stormy morning shower and thunderstorms are moving out of Central Indiana, and the sunshine is moving in, but that’s not necessarily a good thing.  Sunshine will help aid our storm development as we go into the afternoon.  Highs will reach the upper 80s to low 90s today, with oppressive humidity.

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Storms should start to develop after 1pm, and we are under a risk for severe weather through the evening.

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The biggest threats are damaging wind and localized flooding.

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The storms should exit by 9pm tonight, with lows dropping into the low 70s by tomorrow morning.

Thursday will be breezy, with wind gusts up to 25mph out of the northwest, and there’s a very slight chance for an afternoon shower.  Highs will warm into the mid 80s, and it won’t be as humid.

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The humidity will continue to be comfortable Friday for our coolest high in the 7 day forecast.  We’ll be back in the 90s by Sunday.

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Scattered Storms this Afternoon

As expected, scattered storms will be on the radar this afternoon, however not everyone will see rain.  Those that do, will likely have heavy downpours, and frequent lightning in thunderstorms.

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Some storms may be strong to severe with damaging wind and hail, however flooding will also be a concern as these rainmakers are slow movers.

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Spots that don’t see rain will warm into the upper 80s to low 90s this afternoon.

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Tonight rain and storm chances remain, but will diminish in coverage.

We’ll prepare for more tomorrow, with a greater chance of severe storms.  We will be watching the radar, for damaging wind and large hail, especially during daytime heating in the afternoon.

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After Wednesday, we start to dry out with just isolated rain chances Thursday, and a brief break from the heat before another run at the low 90s by Monday.

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Hot Today… More Storms this Week

Good afternoon, another hot day is ahead for Central Indiana with temperatures well above normal for this time of year. The normal high is 82, and today we’re looking to hit 90 for our third day in a row.

Dew points are pretty comfortable outside right now, but will increase as we go into tomorrow and Wednesday.  Today will be dry, and we are expecting a mainly dry night tonight as temps fall into the low 70s.

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Very early tomorrow morning there’s a chance for a shower or thunderstorm, but that will become more likely as we go into Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday.

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Temps will remain warm and in the upper 80s and low 90s through Wednesday, but will feel much warmer as dew points climb back into the 70s by Wednesday.

Wednesday we will also be watching for the possibility of strong to severe storms.  Damaging wind and very heavy rain that could lead to localized flooding is the biggest threat.

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We will dry out and “cool” off a bit by Thursday, and as of now the weekend is looking pleasant.

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Mainly Dry Tonight, More Dry Time Sunday

After a soaker of a Saturday we’ll start to dry out tonight.

Check out some of these rain totals from today!

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An isolated shower or storm is possible tonight as temps fall into the low 60s, but most areas should remain dry.

Sunday morning we could see patchy fog.  Highs will reach the mid 70s with a chance for a few showers or storms in the afternoon.

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In the 7 day forecast we keep isolated rain and storm chances in the forecast Monday, but cool into the 70s by Tuesday before another warm up arrives by Wednesday into next weekend.

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Heavy Rain This Afternoon & Evening

As expected, heavy rain is pushing into Central Indiana.  In some areas, under heavier bands of rain and storms a quick 1-2″ of rain will be possible as it moves through.

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Some storms could be strong to severe with damaging wind and small hail.  Remember, lightning is a danger in any thunderstorm.  If you hear thunder, or see lightning, you need to go indoors to be safe.

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As of right now, the heaviest rain looks to move through by 7pm, however, spotty showers and the chance for an isolated storm will still exist after that point.

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Temperatures are topping out in the low 70s today, but will drop to the low 60s tonight as drier weather moves in and the rain gradually ends by midnight.

Sunday highs will reach the mid 70s and we’ll start off dry.  A few spotty showers are possible in the afternoon.  Sunday will be the drier day of the weekend.

We’ll see a quick warm up for Monday, followed by a quick cool down for Tuesday, then temps are back in the 80s starting Wednesday and getting warmer for the weekend.

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Stormy Saturday Ahead

Showers and thunderstorms will be likely across Central Indiana today as highs reach the low 70s.  At times, some storms could be strong to severe, with damaging wind the top threat.

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If you have outdoor plans today, keep an eye on Live Doppler 13 Radar by downloading our free SkyTrak13 Weather App.  In any thunderstorm that develops today, very heavy rain will be possible.

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In some of the heaviest storms some areas could pick up 1-2″ of rain.

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Lightning is always a danger in thunderstorms.  When thunder roars, go indoors.

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The rain comes to an end late this evening and into tonight as temps fall into the low 60s.

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Sunday will be drier than Saturday, however, rain chances return by midday.  At this point scattered light rain will be possible Sunday afternoon.

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Highs will reach the mid 70s with winds gusting out of the west up to 25mph.

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Monday will be mainly dry with west wind gusts up to 25mph and highs in the low 80s.

Cooler air moves in Tuesday with a high in the low 70s.

Later in the work week, the heat is back on as temps rise to the mid 80s.  Our average high this time of year is 79.

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Nice Today, More Rain & Storms for the Weekend

Enjoy the warmth and mix of sun and clouds in the forecast today, it will be one of the warmest days in this 7 day forecast.

Highs will reach the low to mid 80s today.

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After midnight tonight a few showers are possible, and we could hear a few rumbles of thunder too.

Rain and storms will be likely Saturday and we could see a few strong to severe storms, so we will be watching the radar closely.

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Right now Sunday starts off dry, however in the afternoon and evening a few scattered showers will be possible as temps reach the mid to upper 70s.

Temps will cool into the 70s for part of the 7 day forecast, but by the middle of next week we’ll start to warm up again.

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