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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.

monday day planner

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

monday 4pm

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.

tuesday 5pm

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

monday 7 day forecast

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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.

futuretrak13 2am

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.

saturday night 7 day

 

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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.

saturday night

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.

severe weather risk

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

futuretrak saturday 11pm

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.

sunday forecast

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

futuretrak sunday 4pm

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.

saturday night 7 day

 

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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!

nicole today

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.

nicole new spc

FutureTrak13 shows very isolated activity developing.

nicole futuretrak13

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.

saturday 7 day

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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!

today

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.

plans tonight

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.

saturday severe

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.

sunday

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.

june rain totals

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.

saturday 7 day

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Jun
20

More Showers & Storms Today… Mainly Dry Weekend

Posted By · June 20, 2014 at 3:24 am

Live Doppler 13 Radar is showing scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in central Indiana this morning.  The activity is pushing east/northeast.  Heavy rain will be likely under individual cells.  Current temps are in the low 70s across the state, and some patchy fog may be possible this morning.  Thick fog will be more likely where the heaviest rain fell within the last 24-48 hours. 

Highs will reach 85 today with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

todays forecast

Heavy rain was found in storms yesterday.  Check out the monthly totals on the SkyTrak Weather Bug Network. 

weatherbug rain

For the month of June Indy has picked up 4.93” of rain, that’s almost .75” above our average monthly rain total, and we still have more rain to add to that before the end of the month.  

june rain

The day won’t be a complete washout, but scattered showers and storms are likely, especially as they redevelop for the afternoon/evening.  We’re not expecting severe weather, however, gusty winds and small hail will be possible in thunderstorms that develop. 

On FutureTrak 13 you can see more activity developing on the radar during the afternoon and the heat of the day.  The radar should dry out by midnight with partly cloudy skies by Saturday morning and a low of 70. 

friday futuretrak

Saturday’s high will reach the mid to upper 80s with mainly dry conditions.  There’s a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm Saturday or Sunday. 

In the 7 day forecast scattered showers and storms return as early as Monday, with relief from the heat and humidity on the way by Thursday.

friday 7 day

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Jun
13

Morning Rain… Afternoon Sunshine

Posted By · June 13, 2014 at 3:25 am

Light rain is on Doppler 13 radar this morning.  Overnight a few heavy pockets of rain moved through with rumbles of thunder, but now only spotty showers are left on Indiana’s most powerful live radar.  This morning we will primarily see rain along and south of I-70 during the morning commute.  It will slowly push east this morning, leaving mostly sunny skies for the afternoon.

The normal high this time of year is 82, the normal low is 62, we’ll be well below that today and tonight.  As the clouds break and reveal mostly sunny skies, temps will warm into the upper 60s by noon, and by 3pm a high of 73.

today

Tonight’s a perfect night to catch the Indians in action.  By 7pm temps are in the low 70s, 69 by 8pm and 66 by 9pm.

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With clear skies and low humidity tonight temps fall into the low 50s.  That will make a cool start for Saturday morning, but we’ll eventually warm to 80 with sunny skies.

saturday

Father’s Day looks great!  Early Sunday morning temps will be around 60, and by the afternoon a high of 85 with partly cloudy skies.

father's day

In the 7 day forecast we have dry weather through the weekend, but starting Monday afternoon scattered showers and storms return to central Indiana and stick around through Thursday.

firday 7 day

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Patchy fog will be possible across Central Indiana this morning.  We’re in for a mainly dry day with highs in the low 80s.  Late this afternoon a shower or thunderstorm is possible.

today dayplanner

The rain chances will continue into tonight as temps drop to the low 60s.

5pm future

A few showers may linger early Friday morning, but we’ll clear out with mostly sunny skies and a beautiful day with highs in the mid 70s.

4am future

So far we’re adding up a soggy June, here’s a look at how much rain Indy has picked up.

june rain totals

The weekend will be warm and dry as highs push into the low to mid 80s with scattered showers and storms returning as early as Monday.

thursday 7 day

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