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Brighter Skies for the Weekend

Posted By · April 10, 2015 at 10:54 am

Skies will clear as we go into the afternoon as temps slowly warm into the low 60s.  It feels much different than the 80 we hit yesterday, but today we’ll see plenty of sunshine.

A very breezy day is ahead with wind gusts out of the west up to 35mph.

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Rain totals since midnight were impressive.  Here are a few readings from the WeatherBug Network and a look other spots around Central Indiana.

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If you’re heading to the Indians game tonight, it will be breezy and cool, but dry.

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Saturday and Sunday will be beautiful, with rain chances returning Monday.

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Strong / Severe Storms Today

Posted By · April 9, 2015 at 10:22 am

It’s another active day on the radar for Central Indiana, with showers and thunderstorms rolling through our state.  Highs should reach the mid 70s, as we head into the afternoon.

Our severe weather threat is increased today.  We have the chance of severe storms at any time, but they will be more likely late this afternoon into tonight.

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The morning rain, storms and cloud cover is a good thing.  If we break into sunshine this afternoon, that will increase our severe threat.

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Besides severe weather with damaging wind, hail, and isolated tornadoes, flash flooding is a big concern.

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An additional 1-3″ of rain is possible across already saturated ground.

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Hour by hour on FutureTrak13 we’ll see a chance of showers and storms.  If we stay cloudy, the late afternoon/early evening activity could be limited.

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If the sun comes out, we could see storms pop ahead of the main line that will move through later tonight.

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We start to dry out as early as tomorrow with a breezy, partly cloudy Friday as highs top out in the low 60s.

The weekend will be nice and sunny with more rain chances moving in starting Monday.

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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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