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Rounds of Showers & Storms on the Way, Some Strong/Severe

Posted By · April 8, 2015 at 11:15 am

A stormy 36 hours is ahead for Central Indiana with more showers and storms developing across the state through Friday morning.

Up to 2.5″ of rain fell across portions of Central Indiana today, along with hail and damaging wind as the first round of storms rolled through.  A Flood Warning is in effect until 2:30pm.

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We will see dry time this afternoon, but at any time a shower or thunderstorm will be possible as temps top out in the 70s.

Another line of showers and storms, some strong to severe could develop this evening.

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We remain under a risk for severe storms.  Flooding, damaging wind, and hail are our top concerns.  There is a chance for an isolated tornado, although that is low.

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Check out how we look into tomorrow morning on FutureTrak13.

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Thursday our severe weather threat increases.

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Temps will be warm, in the mid 70s.

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Thursday we’ll see rounds of storms from the morning into the evening.

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By the time the rain moves out Friday morning, rain totals could approach 1-3″ of rain with some isolated areas picking up 3″+ since early Wednesday morning.

In the 7 day forecast we dry out for the weekend, with more rain set to move in by Monday.

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More Showers & Storms on the Way

Posted By · April 7, 2015 at 10:40 am

Highs will reach close to 70 today, but more showers and thunderstorms will be possible, today and through Friday.

We won’t see rain all day today, but at any time a shower or thunderstorm will be possible.

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This is a look at rain totals through 10:30am.

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You can see on FutureTrak13 that the activity will be spotty as we head through the afternoon and evening.

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More showers and storms will be likely tomorrow, and especially Thursday.  Some storms could be strong and or severe on Thursday with heavy rain.  The severe weather threats will include hail, damaging wind, and the possibility of an isolated tornado.

In the 7 day forecast we dry out for the weekend with another round of rain already set to move in on Monday.

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Stormy Week Ahead

Posted By · April 6, 2015 at 10:50 am

We’ll see a cloudy day around Central Indiana as temperatures top out around 60 degrees.

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A spotty shower or thunderstorm is possible this afternoon, but becomes more likely this evening into tomorrow morning.  Rain will more than likely be on the radar for the National Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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

Rain chances stick around through most of the work week with mild temperatures.  At times, rain will be heavy and some storms will be strong, especially as we head into Thursday.  The work week will not be a washout, however, rounds of showers and storms will be likely.

We dry out as we head into the weekend with mild temps and sunshine.

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Heavy Rain Today with a Brighter Weekend in Sight

Posted By · April 3, 2015 at 3:18 am

The wet weather continues for central Indiana today with showers, isolated thunderstorms and much cooler temperatures.  Dense fog will be an issue this morning.

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The heaviest rain looks to fall along and south of I-70, especially this morning.  Taking Thursday’s rain totals into account, and what we’re expecting today, 1-2″ of rain will be likely by this evening with isolated totals around 3″ in south central Indiana.  A Flood Watch is in effect for south central Indiana until this evening.


The severe weather threat is expected to say south of Bedford and Seymour.friday flood

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Expect scattered showers and isolated storms today.

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The rain will come to an end this evening as partly cloudy move in and much colder temps.  By Saturday morning we’ll be in the low 30s.

Saturday will be sunny with highs in the 50s, and Easter Sunday, temps will warm into the 60s.

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Our next chance for rain moves in as early as Monday.  Next week looks rather stormy.  We’ll keep you posted as we continue to watch the development of the showers and storms.

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Thursday Severe Storm Potential Update

Posted By · April 2, 2015 at 11:11 am

Showers and storms will continue to move into Central Indiana today, and some storms this afternoon and evening could be strong to severe as temps top out near 70.

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Lightning is always a danger in any thunderstorm.  We will also be monitoring the potential for damaging wind, hail and heavy rain.

Hour by hour on FutureTrak13 you can see how some of the activity will develop.  Again, late this afternoon and evening is the greatest potential for severe activity.  However, the activity on the radar this morning and the cloud cover will help limit instability.

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Rain showers will continue off and on Friday, and by Friday night these are the potential rain totals we could see across Central Indiana.

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We dry out for the weekend with more rain chances arriving Monday.

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Heavy Rain & Strong Storms

Posted By · April 2, 2015 at 3:03 am

Showers and thunderstorms will be likely across Central Indiana today.  The day won’t be a washout, but activity on the radar is possible at any time, especially as we head into the afternoon and evening. 

Highs will reach about 70 today with wind gusts out of the southwest up to 30mph outside of thunderstorms.

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A few storms may become severe with damaging wind and hail the top threats. 

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A closer view shows what cities are under the severe storm risk this afternoon and evening.

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We are also concerned about heavy rain. 

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It looks like widespread rain amounts of 1-2″ will be possible, with some areas topping the 2″ mark as showers continue through the day on Friday.  Highs will only reach the mid 50s Friday.

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Saturday we’re off to a cold start in the upper 20s, but with sunny skies we’ll warm into the mid 50s.

Easter Sunday will be mostly sunny and breezy with highs in the 60s.

Another chance for rain moves in as early as Monday.

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Sunny & Mild Today, Strong Storms Thursday

Posted By · April 1, 2015 at 3:05 am

Get ready for a beautiful day in Central Indiana!  Highs will reach the mid to upper 60s with sunny skies and a south breeze up to 10mph.

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Tonight temps drop to 50 with increasing clouds.

Thursday scattered showers and thunderstorms move into the forecast, and we could potentially see isolated severe storms.

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Gusty damaging winds and hail will be possible. 

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Another concern since the rain will be with us through Friday is the threat for heavy rain.  We have the potential to pick up 1-2″ of rain, and some isolated areas could see up to 3″ of rain. 

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Highs on Thursday look to reach the low 70s, and by Friday temps fall into the 50s.

After a frosty start in the low 30s Saturday morning, we’ll see sunny skies and highs in the mid 50s Saturday, with the low 60s on the way for Easter Sunday.

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Sunny & Mild Today, Tracking Storms Later this Week

Posted By · March 31, 2015 at 2:58 am


Sunny skies are in the forecast for Central Indiana with temps in the mid 60s today.  Temps will be mild, but we’ll have wind gusts out of the northwest up to 25mph, so a very breezy day is ahead.

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Pollen levels are high, with the top 3 pollens juniper, elm and maple.

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A beautiful evening is ahead if you can spend some time outside.

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Tonight skies stay mostly clear and temps fall to the mid to upper 30s.

Wednesday will be another pleasant day with highs in the mid 60s, and a slight breeze out of the southeast up to 5 to 10 mph.

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Our weather pattern changes Thursday.  The low 70s are possible, but we’re tracking showers and thunderstorms that will stay with us off and on through Friday.

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As of now, the weekend looks dry, with a chilly start Saturday morning in the 30s, and warming up to 60 Sunday.

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