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Rainy Night Followed By A Weekend Warm Up

Posted By · April 24, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Clouds have had more bark than bite mostly today, with only a few sprinkles/light showers lifting across northern Indiana.  Your evening plans are in a good shape with mild, steady temperatures in the 60s.


The main event of rain and thunder doesn’t arrive until mainly after midnight and should depart by midday Friday.  Severe storms are not expected, but rumbles of thunder and local downpours are very much in play… with locations under thunder possibly picking up a half-inch of rain.


We’ll salvage a decent afternoon Friday after the damp start.  Clouds should decrease, and despite a breezy northwest wind, highs make a run at 70 degrees tomorrow.  This marks a pleasant stretch of weather that will see temperatures climbing well into the 70s this weekend… which will be mainly dry until after dark Sunday.

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The weekend warm up arrives at an opportune time with the Indianapolis Indians returning home to Victory Field.


The weather pattern next week will be highly unsettled as a slow-moving upper level system providing a daily chance of rain/storms Monday through Thursday.  Some of the rain next week may be heavy, with current modeling indicating up to four inch rain potential.  Have a great evening.


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Sunny Today To Storm Chances Thursday Night

Posted By · April 23, 2014 at 2:36 pm

Some of the best weather across the country is arguably in central Indiana today… albeit slightly cooler than normal.  After a frosty start for some, we’re enjoying a blue sky and highs that will near 60 degrees this afternoon.


Some high cloud cover will increase this evening and some light rain can’t be ruled out near the Illinois state line before midnight.

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Most areas stay dry until tomorrow night, however much of Thursday will be rain-free.  Highs tomorrow will be warmer and near 70 degrees by 5pm.  Rain and thunder will become widespread by 10pm Thursday as a cool front arrives.  We don’t anticipate any severe weather though local downpours and lightning are likely.

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Rain should depart by midday Friday and pave the way for a pleasant finish to the week… with highs in the 70s.  Humid heat creeps in for the weekend, and highs may be well in the 70s Saturday and possibly Sunday too depending on cloud cover.  The humid air will be a catalyst in delivering heavy rain totals early next week.

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It should also be noted long range model guidance suggests a cooler than normal start to May.  Stay tuned and have a great afternoon.

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Frosty Start to Wednesday then More 70s and Storm Chances

Posted By · April 22, 2014 at 4:16 pm

The cooler air is here and we will really fell it overnight, with lows forecast in the range of 32-37 degrees.  Patchy frost is also possible early Wednesday morning.

Wednesday won’t be as windy, but it will be a bit cooler than average.  The average high is 66 degrees.  We are forecasting highs near 60 on Wednesday, with mostly sunny skies.


Warmer air arrives for the end of the week.  Highs will be near 70 degrees on Thursday and Friday.  A line of showers and storms is forecast to move through central Indiana late Thursday through early Friday.  FutureTrak 13 shows the line of rain and storms near the Indiana/Illinois border by 7pm Thursday.  We are expecting the rain and storm chances locally from about 9pm Thursday through 4am Friday.  This means most of the daylight hours of both days will be dry.

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The weekend forecast is still a bit tricky.  Some of the latest information has the weekend warmer than earlier thinking.  Right now we are sticking with highs in the 60s, but stay tuned for updates.  the weekend will end with rain chances later Sunday.

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Rain Exiting with a Windy Day Ahead

Posted By · April 22, 2014 at 4:15 am

A mix of sun and clouds is expected today with breezy conditions and highs in the low 60s.  Winds will gust out of the northwest up to 30mph.

Tonight will be chilly with overnight lows in the mid 30s.

The 70s are back by Thursday and Friday before another cool down comes our way for the weekend.  There’s also a chance for a shower or thunderstorm Thursday.

Our next best chance of rain arrives Sunday and Monday.  We’ll keep close tabs on the exact timing.

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Monday Night Rain and Temperature Changes

Posted By · April 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Scattered showers are in the forecast Monday night through early Tuesday morning.  As the rain moves out of central Indiana early Tuesday, cooler air arrives.

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Expect morning temperatures around 50 degrees.  It will be mostly sunny, with afternoon temperatures in the range of 55-60 degrees.  It will be a bit breezy too, with winds NW 10-20 mph.


The coldest morning will be Wednesday morning, with temperatures in the lower and middle 30s.  Expect sunny skies and highs near 60 on Wednesday.

Warmer air is back for the end of the week, with highs in the 70s on Thursday and Friday.  We are tracking more rain chances too.  The latest timing has the steadiest rain falling Thursday night through early Friday.

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Rain Returns, Temperatures Swing

Posted By · April 20, 2014 at 6:47 pm

It was a fantastic afternoon with abundant sunshine and afternoon highs climbing into the mid 70s.  A cold front will arrive on Monday though, bringing some rain and temperatures swings for your work week.

It will partly cloudy and mild this evening with temperatures only falling into the low 50s.

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Clouds will increase through Monday afternoon with warm southwesterly breezes allowing temperatures to climb into the low 70s.  There is a chance of scattered showers by afternoon and rain will be likely by evening.  A few isolated thunderstorms are possible, although no severe weather is expected.


Rain will be out of Central Indiana by mid morning Tuesday.  It will be cooler thanks to the cold front, with a high in the low 60s.

The skies will clear out by Tuesday evening with temperatures falling into the upper 30s.  Patchy frost will be possible but a nice rebound will take place by afternoon with temperatures climbing into the low to mid 50.

The 70s return on Thursday and Friday but so does the rain.  Showers and thunderstorms will be likely by Thursday night.

Cooler air returns for the weekend.


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70s Return, Cooler Mid Week

Posted By · April 20, 2014 at 7:23 am

A glorious Easter Sunday is in store with abundant sunshine and temperatures climbing into the mid 70s. The wind will begin to shift out of the south today, allowing temperatures to rise ten degrees above normal.


It will be partly cloudy and mild this evening with a low in the low 50s.

A cold front will bring some rain and cooler conditions during the work week. Monday will be above normal with afternoon temperatures climbing back into the mid 70s with increasing clouds.


There is a chance of showers early Monday evening but then rain will become likely by late Monday night through Tuesday morning. A few isolated thunderstorms will be possible, although no severe storms are expected. The rain should be out of Central Indiana by 7am Tuesday morning.

Cooler air will filter in behind the cold front. Temperatures on Tuesday will only climb into the low 60s with a gradual clearing by afternoon.

A frosty start is possible Wednesday morning, with temperatures falling into the upper 30s.


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A Warm Pattern Takes Over

Posted By · April 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm

It will be a quiet and calm evening with light breezes out of the east and temperatures will fall into the mid 40s. Easter Sunrise is at 7:00am and the temperature will be around 46 degrees.


The wind will turn out of the south on Sunday, allowing temperatures to climb into the mid 70s. It will be mostly sunny with temperatures climbing 10 degrees above average. It will be a wonderful afternoon to host your family Holiday activities outdoors.

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More clouds will filter in on Monday as a weak cold front approaches. Central Indiana will be on the front side of this next system, allowing the warm conditions to continue. Temperatures will climb back into the mid 70s.

By Monday night, the cold front will bring scattered showers and a few isolated thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Rain will come to an end by mid morning Tuesday.

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Tuesday and Wednesday will be a bit cooler but near normal for this time of year, with highs in the mid 60s.

The 70s return by Thursday, with rain possible late Thursday night and Friday.


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