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Coldest Air In Nearly Five Months On Tap This Weekend

Posted By · September 29, 2014 at 3:43 pm
Under a blanket of sunshine this afternoon central Indiana had its fourth day in a row with highs in the 80s and a good 10 degrees warmer than normal.  If you’re stuck at work don’t worry… the evening will be equally as nice and clear.
We’re advising to soak up the sun and summer warmth if you’re not a fan of fall weather.  Big changes lurk later this week and temperatures will drop from 10 degrees above normal to 10 degrees (or more) below normal.
Tonight:  A cold front will dive south out of the Great Lakes and bring an increase in clouds late tonight, and possibly areas of drizzle and showers early Tuesday morning.  Lows tonight return to the middle 50s and expect a comfortable start tomorrow.
Tomorrow:  Tuesday won’t be as warm due to the passage of the front and with intervals of clouds.  North of Indianapolis some cities may not hit 70 degrees tomorrow, while areas along and south of the I-70/74 corridors can expect middle 70s compared to lower 80s today.
We return to mostly sunny and near 80 degrees Wednesday before a stronger cold front approaches.  Rain chances ramp up Thursday, but despite the wet afternoon and evening highs climb well into the 70s.
The much advertised temperature tumble occurs behind the front and as the rain diminishes heading into Friday afternoon… when highs only make the middle 60s.  Temperatures this weekend will be our coldest since mid-May and be 20-30 degrees colder than this past weekend.
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Highs Saturday likely will not make it out of the 50s.  Lows Sunday drop into the 30s for the first time this season and a good deal of low cloudiness accompanies this intrusion of early season cold.  There is much model uncertainty regarding shower chances this weekend.  For now our forecast is dry, but note this is highly subject to change the next few days.  Enjoy the summer warmth!
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Big Temperature Drop on the Way

Posted By · September 29, 2014 at 3:15 am

Enjoy the summer-like temperatures while they’re here, a big temperature drop is coming to Central Indiana later this week.

Highs will reach the low 80s today.  Our “normal” high is 72 this time of year.

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Skies will remain sunny and clear, with a light northwest breeze.

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Temps this evening will remain comfortable.

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No big changes through Wednesday, just sunny and warm.  Our pattern changes Thursday when showers and isolated thunderstorms become likely.  Look at the big temperature tumble behind the rain.  Highs Friday will only reach the upper 60s, and by Saturday the low 60s!

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Summer Warmth To Chilly Air This Week

Posted By · September 28, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Our string of sunshine and unseasonably warm weather continues in the week ahead.  Sunday was the third day in a row of 80 degree highs, and we may tack on another two or three days in the 80s between now and Thursday.


Tonight and Monday:  Another clear, pleasant evening is on tap as temperatures gradually cool into the lower and middle 50s by Monday morning.  Abundant sun quickly pushes temperatures into the 70s by midday tomorrow and highs near 80 degrees again.


A weak cold front moves in Tuesday, but likely will not have enough moisture to trigger showers.  However, it may have just enough northerly flow behind it to push lows back into the 40s and lower 50s Wednesday morning.


Clouds may increase late Wednesday but not before highs make another run at 80 degrees.  Thursday will be a day of transition with the arrival of a cold front.  Highs will remain mild in the 70s, but showers and storms increase.


We’ll be back to reality behind this front with temperatures 30 degrees colder next weekend than this past Saturday and Sunday… with highs near 60 and patchy frost possible Sunday morning.  Have a great evening – Sean Ash


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Spectacular Sunday

Posted By · September 28, 2014 at 6:52 am

We are in the middle of a long stretch of temperatures running several degrees above average. High pressure will continue to provide pleasant fall weather.


Sunday will be a repeat of Saturday, with sun soaked skies and temperatures climbing back into the upper 70s and low 80s across central Indiana.


It will be clear and mild tonight with temperatures only falling to near 60 degrees.

The quiet and dry pattern continues through most of the work week with mostly sunny skies and afternoon highs climbing into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

A more active pattern moves in on Thursday. A cold front will bring showers and thunderstorms by Thursday night into Friday morning.

Much cooler air will arrive behind the cold front, where temperatures will struggle to climb into the mid to upper 60s.




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Spectacular Sunday

Posted By · September 27, 2014 at 5:23 pm

It was a gorgeous day in Central Indiana today with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. Much of the same can be expected for Sunday, wrapping up our first weekend of fall.

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It will be mostly clear tonight with temperatures in the mid 60s during the 9pm hour. Temperatures will fall into the mid 50s early Sunday morning, still running a few degrees above average for this time of year. Some patchy fog will be possible too.

Another spectacular day will be on tap for Sunday with sunny skies and highs in the low 80s.


The average high for this time of year is 73 degrees. Temperatures will remain above average through most of the work week. The dry and quiet pattern will stick around until late Thursday, as well.

A more active pattern pushes in late week, bringing a chance of showers and thunderstorms late Thursday night and Friday.

Much cooler air will arrive next weekend where temperatures will only climb into the mid 60s.


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Fantastic First Weekend of Fall

Posted By · September 27, 2014 at 8:44 am

It will be a spectacular Fall weekend with sunny skies and dry conditions. Temperatures will be running close to 10 degrees above average for morning lows and afternoon highs.

Breezes will be light, out of the east today, with highs climbing into the low 80s.

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It will be an awesome day for College Football too!

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It will be mostly clear tonight with temperatures falling into the mid 50s.

Sunday will bring much of the same, with sunny skies and highs in the low 80s.


The quiet and dry pattern will continue through most of the work week. Temperatures will also run several degrees above average.

A more active pattern will return by the end of the work week, bringing rain chances back to the forecast. Much cooler air will follow that system next weekend.



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Weekend Forecast Feels Like Summer

Posted By · September 26, 2014 at 4:18 pm

The average high drops to 73 degrees this weekend, but high temperatures will be almost 10 degrees warmer.

The warm-up will continue across central Indiana, with lows in the 50s and highs near 80 degrees for the next several days.
It will be mild for high school football tonight.  It will be warm for college football on Saturday.  IU, Purdue and Butler are at home.

Skies will be mostly clear overnight, with lows in the range of 50-55 degrees.  Expect a mix of sun and clouds this weekend, with highs near 80s.

This dry and warm stretch of weather will last through the middle part of next week.

We are noticing a change in the weather pattern, but the latest analysis holds off any rain chances until maybe late Thursday and Friday next week.  We will keep you updated on those rain chances and the potential cooler air to follow.  Have a great weekend.


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Sunny and Near 80

Posted By · September 25, 2014 at 4:13 pm

The forecast for the next several days can be summed up in 3 words…sunny and 80.

The warm and dry weather pattern is forecast to last through the weekend and into early next week.

Skies will be clear overnight, with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Friday will be sunny and warm, with highs near 80 degrees.


It will be a great night for Operation Football.  Skies will be clear and it will be warm start to the high school football games, with temperatures in the 70s.  By the 4th quarter, temperatures will fall into the 60s.


The weekend forecast includes more sunshine and highs near 80 degrees too.  In fact, we don’t notice a change in this quiet weather pattern until maybe Thursday of next week.

We will be tracking a transition to a colder, more active weather pattern.  The active part will come first, as rain chances return toward the end of next week.  The chill will follow.  We will keep you updated on the timing of this big weather pattern change, but until then enjoy the sunshine and 80 degrees.


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