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May
22

Beautiful Weekend Ahead

Posted By · May 22, 2015 at 11:01 am

Central Indiana is warming up just before the biggest weekend in Indiana gets underway.

Highs will be close to normal today with temps topping out in the low 70s with mostly sunny skies.  It’s a beautiful day to be at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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The rest of the weekend looks nice as well.  We’ll fall to overnight lows around 50 tonight, but tomorrow we’ll warm into the mid 70s with a mix of sun and clouds.

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As of right now the 99th running of the Indy 500 looks dry.

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Late Sunday a few showers and storms are possible.  We’ll still be watching the radar closely as we get into the late afternoon and evening.

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Our forecast turns stormier beginning Monday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, we are expecting more widespread showers and storms beginning Tuesday.

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May
21

Sunshine and Warmer Air on the Way

Posted By · May 21, 2015 at 4:21 pm

The skies will clear tonight and the SkyTrak13 Weather Team is forecasting a dry and milder weather pattern to kick-off the long holiday weekend.

With clearing skies, it will be cool again overnight.  Forecast lows are in the middle and upper 40s.  Carb Day is at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday and the forecast includes some sun and highs in the lower 70s.

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A gradual warming trend is in the forecast for the holiday weekend.  Highs will be in the middle 70s on Saturday for the 500 Festival Parade and near 80 degrees for the Indy 500 on Sunday.

There is still a slight chance for rain later Sunday, but the latest analysis is slower.

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We will include slight storm chances for Memorial Day on Monday, with highs in the upper 70s.  The warm and unsettled weather pattern will last through much of next week.  This means highs in the lower 80s and daily rain chances.

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May
21

Warming Up for the Weekend

Posted By · May 21, 2015 at 11:02 am

Another cool start across central Indiana will make for a cool day thanks to the cloud cover across the state.  Clouds will stick with us for most of the day, as highs try to warm into the upper 50s and low 60s.

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Tonight, skies will clear and once again temps will fall quickly.

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Carb day will start off cool, but warm up quickly with highs in the low to mid 70s.  Don’t forget the sunscreen if you’ll be spending time outside over the next few days.

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Saturday, the 500 Festival Parade will comfortable as temps for the parade start out in the 60s.  Saturday we’ll warm into the 70s and for Sunday we look to top out close to 80.  As of right now the best chance for showers and storms looks to be later in the day Sunday.  That can change, and we will keep you posted on the exact timing.

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Rain chances will stick around through the middle of next week.

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May
21

Cold Now, Better Tomorrow

Posted By · May 21, 2015 at 3:24 am

It’s still cool this morning in Indianapolis, but it’s also a bit breezy. The winds are out of the west and northwest so temperatures will only warm up to the low 60s.

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The warm-up begins on Friday, with highs in the 70s.  The timing of warmer and drier weather is great news for the beginning of the holiday weekend.

Carb day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is Friday and it will be a bit warmer and a lot more comfortable with a high of  74.  The 500 Festival Parade is in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday and the sun will shine all day long with a high of  76.

The forecast is a bit more tricky for the end of the holiday weekend.  Right now we have most of Sunday dry for the 99th Indy 500.  There is a chance for rain on Sunday, but we think that will be later in the day.  Monday is Memorial Day and there are scattered storms in the forecast.  In fact the weather pattern warms in to the upper 70s and lower 80s for Sunday through Wednesday, with daily storm chances.

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May
20

Wet Wednesday Night but Warmer Air on the Way

Posted By · May 20, 2015 at 4:16 pm
Light rain is in the forecast for the rest of Wednesday.  The chance for rain will linger through Wednesday night and early Thursday.  Temperatures overnight will be in the middle and upper 40s.
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There will be morning clouds and some afternoon sun on Thursday.  It will still be cool, with highs only in the lower and middle 60s.

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The warm-up begins on Friday, with highs in the 70s.  The timing of warmer and drier weather is great news for the beginning of the holiday weekend.

Carb day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is Friday and we are forecasting sunshine and 74.  The 500 Festival Parade is in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday and we are forecasing sunshine and 76.

The forecast is a bit more tricky for the end of the holiday weekend.  Right now we have most of Sunday dry for the 99th Indy 500.  There is a chance for rain on Sunday, but we think that will be later in the day.  Monday is Memorial Day and there are scattered storms in the forecast.  In fact the weather pattern warms in to the upper 70s and lower 80s for Sunday through Wednesday, with daily storm chances.  We will keep you updated on timing.

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May
19

Cool Night and Wednesday Rain Chances

Posted By · May 19, 2015 at 4:22 pm

It will be a chilly night across central Indiana, with low temperatures in the upper 30s and lower 40s.  After some early morning sunshine on Wednesday, clouds will increase.  It now looks like there will be enough moisture for a few showers Wednesday afternoon and evening.  With increasing clouds and the chance for rain, temperatures will struggle.  Highs will only be in the range of 55-60 degrees.

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The clouds and rain chances will move out Wednesday night and a gradual warming trend is in the forecast for the rest of the week.  Highs will be in the middle and upper 60s on Thursday, with a mix of sun and clouds.

We are forecasting mostly sunny skies on Friday and Saturday, with highs in the 70s.  This is great weather for Carb Day and the 500 Festival Parade.  We are still analyzing the potential for rain on race day Sunday and Memorial Day.  We will keep you updated on the timing, as we get closer to the holiday weekend.  It will be warmer, with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

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May
19

Dry Today, Chance of Rain Tomorrow

Posted By · May 19, 2015 at 11:16 am

After a cool start across Central Indiana, temps are slowly warming up with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low to mid 60s today.

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The mostly clear skies will hold tonight as temps are comfortable and fall into the 50s by 9pm.

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Wednesday will be even cooler than today with highs in the low 60s, and a chance of showers for the late afternoon and evening.

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Dry weather returns Thursday and Friday as temps slowly warm into the 70s.

Saturday looks great, but our next chance for rain moves in Sunday.  We’ll keep you posted on the exact timing and what to expect for the Indy 500.  As of right now Monday looks stormy.

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May
19

The Chill Is Back!

Posted By · May 19, 2015 at 3:28 am
 

Out with the heat and in with the spring chill. Temperatures dropped a lot overnight and now a northwest wind is taking over lowering both temperatures and humidity.

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Highs today will only be in the middle 60s, with lots of sun and a refreshing breeze. The coolest air will be over central Indiana Tuesday night through Thursday morning. We are looking at lows in the lower and middle 40s tonight and highs on Wednesday will only be near 60 degrees. Low temperatures drop back into the 40s on Wednesday night. Highs on Thursday will be in the range of 65-70 degrees.

Look for sunshine and 70s for Carb Day on Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The weekend forecast is a bit more tricky. We are keeping Saturday dry for now, with rain chances arriving either late Saturday night or on Sunday. The 500 Festival Parade is Saturday in downtown Indianapolis and Legends Day takes place at the Speedway. Sunday is the 99th Indy 500.

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