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30

Mainly Dry Today… Severe Storms Possible Tonight

Posted By · June 30, 2014 at 3:49 am

Happy Monday!  We’re waking up to a muggy morning with temps in the 70s across Central Indiana.  Today could be our first 90 degree day of the year!  So far this year, we have not had a 90 degree day.  Our average first 90 degree day is June 18th.

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Dew points will remain high today and tomorrow, with a gradual ease later in the week.  What does this mean?  Comfortable less humid days are on the way.  Not today though!  Highs will top out close to 90 today with a 20% chance of an isolated shower or storm.

Storm chances increase tonight.  Central Indiana is under a “slight” risk for severe storms tonight.  Damaging wind and hail are the top concerns.  An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

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There are isolated storm chances today, but it’s after 10pm tonight that a line of showers and storms is possible.

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Tonight temps only drop to the mid 70s as we track those showers and storms.

Tomorrow, highs top out in the mid 80s with an isolated chance of a shower or storm.  In the 7 day forecast, much cooler less humid air arrives this week.  Thursday’s high is in the 70s, and as of right now the fourth of July will be dry and mild with a high just shy of 80!

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A few isolated showers have developed across Central Indiana.  If you have plans tonight, there’s a 30% chance for a shower or storm.  Heavy rain will be possible from anything that develops.

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Rain chances fade as we lose daytime heating.  Overnight temps fall into the upper 60s.

We start our Saturday with mainly dry conditions.  By noon we’re into the upper 70s with scattered showers and storms developing.

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Rain chances last through the evening as we top out with a high in the low to mid 80s.

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Pockets of heavy rain and storms are possible Sunday.

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By Sunday night ½” to 1” of rain will be possible, with some spots picking up a bit more.

A big cool down is coming next week in the 7 day forecast.

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Jun
26

Mainly Dry Evening Ahead

Posted By · June 26, 2014 at 4:10 pm

Live Doppler 13 radar is mainly dry tonight.

There’s a 10% chance for a spotty shower early this evening.

If you have evening plans temps fall into the 70s by 9pm, and we remain mainly dry.

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Overnight lows fall into the mid 60s with a chance for more morning fog.

Friday we start out dry in the 60s, warm into the 80s by lunchtime, and by the late afternoon top out at 87 with scattered showers and thunderstorms expected to develop.

On FutureTrak13 you can see the rain move in anytime after 12pm.

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Saturday morning we start off dry, but will see more activity dot the radar by Saturday afternoon.

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In the 7 day forecast we warm up for the weekend with a daily chance of showers and storms, but we are not expecting a washout..  As of right now we are not expecting widespread severe weather.  We will continue to monitor the forecast as we warm up to 90 and storms pop on the radar over the next 7 days.

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Jun
23

Hot & Humid Today with Multiple Storm Chances this Week

Posted By · June 23, 2014 at 11:29 am

This afternoon highs will top out in the upper 80s with heat indices in the 90s.

In our hour by hour forecast as we go into the afternoon today’s highs reach the upper 80s and shower and thunderstorm chances increase into the afternoon and evening.

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FutureTrak13 shows isolated showers and storms develop after 1pm, with more activity developing for the evening, overnight and tomorrow.

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Tonight a few isolated storms may be strong.

So far for the month of June Indy has had just shy of 5” of rain.

Over the next couple of days Central Indiana could pick up 1-2” of rain.

Scattered showers and storms are likely Tuesday, some storms could be strong to severe.

On FutureTrak13 you can see pockets of heavy rain, especially as we go into the afternoon and evening.

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Multiple chances of rain remain in the 7 day forecast along with temps in the 80s.

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Jun
21

Spotty Showers Overnight

Posted By · June 21, 2014 at 11:48 pm

Spotty showers and isolated storms are possible overnight as temps fall to around 70 degrees by Sunday morning.

FutureTrak13 shows that a little activity will be on the radar as we head through the early morning hours.

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Much like Saturday morning, patchy dense fog will be possible Sunday morning.

Sunday’s high will eventually top out in the mid 80s with the 20-30% chance of a shower or storm in the afternoon and evening.

More rain and thunderstorms move in Monday afternoon into Tuesday with the heat and humidity sticking for most of the 7 day forecast.

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Jun
21

Isolated Storms Possible Tonight

Posted By · June 21, 2014 at 4:20 pm

We’ve had a great first day of summer with temps in the 80s and plenty of sunshine, but tonight, isolated storms will be possible.

Temps remain in the 80s through 9pm with the chance for an isolated shower or storm developing after that time.

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An isolated storm may be strong or severe.  The Storm Prediction Center has west central Indiana included in a risk area for severe storms.  We can’t rule out an isolated cell that could contain damaging wind or hail.

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On FutureTrak13 you can see the showers and storms pushing closer to the metro by 11pm.

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Temps will eventually fall to the upper 60s tonight making for a mild and muggy start to your Sunday morning.

Sunday highs reach the mid 80s with the chance for an isolated shower or storm.

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The day will not be a washout, but keep your eyes to the radar for the afternoon.  Not everyone will see rain.

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Better rain chances arrive Monday afternoon as temps flirt with 90 degrees.  An unsettled pattern remains for our work week forecast with a nearly daily chance of showers and storms.

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Jun
21

First Day of Summer Forecast

Posted By · June 21, 2014 at 9:15 am

It’s the first day of summer, and the weather is cooperating!

Highs will reach the mid 80s today with mainly dry conditions.  The humidity will continue, so if you are spending your day outside, remember to hydrate with plenty of water.  Poolside?  Sunscreen is needed!

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Tonight an isolated shower or thunderstorm is possible.  Central Indiana has been taken out of the “slight” risk area for severe storms, however we will continue to watch the radar closely.

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FutureTrak13 shows very isolated activity developing.

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In the 7 day forecast we’ll see isolated showers and storms Sunday, mainly in the afternoon and evening, with more steady rain returning to the forecast Monday.

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Jun
21

First Day of Summer & Isolated Evening Storm Chances

Posted By · June 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

The weekend is here, and today is the first official day of summer.  Today should be mainly dry with partly cloudy skies, but tonight an isolated shower or storm will move into the forecast.

Highs will reach the mid 80s today.  If you’re spending time outside, don’t forget the sunscreen!

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Visibility readings are fluctuating this morning, and at times could fall below ½ mile, so use care as you head out.  The fog will lift by mid morning.

If you have plans tonight, an isolated shower or thunderstorm will be possible.

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We are watching a storm complex over Nebraska and Iowa that could impact us tonight.  Late this evening/tonight portions of Central Indiana are under a “slight” risk for severe storms.  An isolated strong or severe storm may be possible for central Indiana late this evening or tonight.  Damaging wind and hail are the top threats.

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Most of the day is dry on FutureTrak13, it’s after 7pm that the chance for a shower or storm moves in.

Tonight we will drop to the upper 60s with the chance for a shower or storm as previously mentioned.

Those isolated chances will carry over into Sunday as highs again reach the mid 80s.  A shower or storm is possible anywhere, but the day doesn’t look to be a washout.

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We are already above average for rain for the month of June.  So far, just shy of 5” of rain has fallen at the Indianapolis Airport.

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We’ll add to that this week as off and on wet weather continues Monday and Tuesday with drier cooler air by the middle of the week.

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