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Mar
31

Sunny To Soggy By End Of The Week

Posted By · March 31, 2015 at 4:12 pm

Sun continues to shine over Central Indiana and much of the Ohio Valley… a trend that continues into Wednesday.  Though bright, it also remains breezy with gusts possibly in the 20-25mph range.  Highs will be in the 60 to 65 degree range with ample sunshine this afternoon.

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Another nice evening is on tap as the sky remains mainly clear and the wind diminishes after sunset.  Lows tonight will be colder and fall into the 30s area wide by sunrise tomorrow.

Wednesday will be a near carbon-copy with sunshine, mild highs in the mid to upper 60s but without the breeze.  Enjoy the dry time tomorrow as rain/storm chances increase Thursday and Friday.

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Highs Thursday sneak into the 70s despite an increase in clouds.  Daytime heating, increased Gulf moisture and an approaching cold front trigger scattered to numerous showers and storms Thursday.  Rain may become heavy Thursday night into Friday as several waves of energy ride along the boundary.

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Rainfall amounts may exceed an inch by Friday night and sets the stage for a damp end to the week.  Temperatures Friday begin in the 50s by likely fall to near 40 degrees by 8pm… so plan accordingly if you’re heading downtown for Final Four Friday evening festivities.

Easter weekend begins sunny and chilly with lows near 30 Saturday morning with highs rebounding into the 50s.  A warm front brings a chance of showers Easter Sunday… especially in the northern half of the state.  Stay tuned for updates and have a wonderful afternoon- Sean Ash

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Mar
31

Sunny & Mild Today, Tracking Storms Later this Week

Posted By · March 31, 2015 at 2:58 am

 

Sunny skies are in the forecast for Central Indiana with temps in the mid 60s today.  Temps will be mild, but we’ll have wind gusts out of the northwest up to 25mph, so a very breezy day is ahead.

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Pollen levels are high, with the top 3 pollens juniper, elm and maple.

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A beautiful evening is ahead if you can spend some time outside.

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Tonight skies stay mostly clear and temps fall to the mid to upper 30s.

Wednesday will be another pleasant day with highs in the mid 60s, and a slight breeze out of the southeast up to 5 to 10 mph.

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Our weather pattern changes Thursday.  The low 70s are possible, but we’re tracking showers and thunderstorms that will stay with us off and on through Friday.

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As of now, the weekend looks dry, with a chilly start Saturday morning in the 30s, and warming up to 60 Sunday.

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Mar
30

The Warm Up Continues and Rain Chances Later

Posted By · March 30, 2015 at 10:21 pm
The high temperature on Monday was 60 degrees and this just the beginning of a warm weather pattern that will impact central Indiana through Thursday.  Expect partly cloudy and breezy conditions tonight.  Evening temperatures will be in the 50s with winds SW 10-20 mph.  We are forecasting overnight temperatures in the 40s.
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Highs will be in the 60s on Tuesday and Wednesday.  70s are in the forecast Thursday, but Thursday will be the beginning of a weather pattern change.  Rain and storm chances return on Thursday.
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Rain chances will linger into Friday.  Cooler air returns for the end of the week too.  Highs will fall back into the 50s for Friday and Saturday.  We will near 60 degrees with some sun on Easter Sunday.
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Mar
30

Today Is Beginning Of Sunny Streak

Posted By · March 30, 2015 at 4:02 pm

What a great start to the work week.  This is day one of three days of mostly sunny conditions.  Highs today will peak out at or above 60 degrees with a steady breeze from the west-southwest. It’s probably no surprise to allergy sufferers, but the pollen count is very high… with juniper, maple, and elm the predominant culprits.  Latest four day outlook has little relief, though rain Thursday and Friday may temporarily knock it down.

POLLEN PLANNER EVENING

That steady breeze continues tonight as it feeds into an area of low pressure moving across the Great Lakes the next 12 hours.  The wind, combined with a period of cloud cover, keeps low temperatures in the mid to upper 40s.

PLANNER TONIGHT PLANNER TOMORROW

Clouds depart by sunrise tomorrow and we’ll enjoy more bright, albeit breezy, conditions on Tuesday.  Highs tomorrow range from near 60 to the mid-60s.  After a colder start in the lower 30s Wednesday, temperatures quickly jump back into the 60s.

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The dry stretch ends Thursday when a moist, warm air mass teams up with an approaching cold front.  Expect highs in the 70s but rain and storms to increase by early afternoon.  Rain and thunder remain likely Thursday night into we believe Friday will be a damp day too.  This may impact Final Four festivities Friday evening.

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This system will be east of the region by Saturday morning and sets the stage for a dry Easter/Final Four weekend.  Though Saturday morning will be chilly, and possibly frosty, expect plenty of sun and higsh jumping into the 50s.  Cloud cover and wind increase on Sunday with rain chances/warmer air returning for Championship Monday.  Stay tuned for updates on rain amounts and timing – Sean Ash

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Mar
30

Mild Temperatures This Week

Posted By · March 30, 2015 at 2:47 am

Highs will reach the upper 50s today with partly cloudy skies and a breeze out of the west up to 15mph.

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Tonight, lows will be mild, in the mid 40s with winds out of the southwest up to 15mph, setting us up for a nice Tuesday as highs warm into the mid 60s. 

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Tuesday will be mostly sunny with wind gusts out of the west up to 25mph.  So, we’ll have a breezy day, but temps will be above normal for this time of year.  The normal high this time of year is 58, the normal low, 37.

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We remain warm and sunny Wednesday with highs in the low to mid 60s, but Thursday we’ll come close to 70.  We’re also looking for showers and storms on Thursday, so we’ll keep you posted on the exact timing.

As of now, Easter weekend looks dry with highs in the low to mid 50s.

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Mar
29

Showers End Tonight, Bright & Beautiful Monday

Posted By · March 29, 2015 at 5:18 pm

Rain will continue to fall this evening, tapering off from northwest to southeast around midnight.

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A gradual clearing of the skies will take place by morning with lows in the mid 30s.

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It will be a bright and sunny Monday with temperatures climbing into the mid 50s.

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A gradual warming trend will push in this week, allowing temperatures to feel more spring-like. Tuesday will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 60s.

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Wednesday will be pleasant day with afternoon highs climbing into the low 60s.

Unsettled weather moves back in mid week and will continue through Friday.

There is a chance of showers late Wednesday night with thunderstorms possible on Thursday. Thursday will be mild with highs in the upper 60s.

A few lingering showers will be possible Friday but it will be cooler with highs in the low 50s.

Saturday will be cool and breezy with highs in the upper 40s and low 50s. A few flurries will be possible Saturday night with warmer air arriving on Sunday.

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Mar
29

Scattered Showers Today

Posted By · March 29, 2015 at 6:27 am

It’s another cold start across central Indiana this morning.  Temperatures will rebound into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees this afternoon.

TODAY PLANNER

It will be windy with winds out of the south from 15 to 25 mph.  Gusts around 30 mph will be possible as an area of low pressure moves across the Great Lakes.  Scattered showers will be likely this afternoon into the evening.

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Rain will taper off  from west to east by midnight.  Temperatures will fall into the mid 30s by Monday morning with a slow clearing.

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Monday will be bright and breezy with winds out of the northwest from 10-15 mph.  Afternoon highs will climb into the mid 50s, near normal for this time of year.

MONDAY PLANNER

A gradual warming trend continues this week with temperatures rebounding into the 60s.

Rain and thunderstorm chances return Wednesday night through Friday.

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Mar
28

Chilly Tonight, Scattered Showers Sunday

Posted By · March 28, 2015 at 5:49 pm

It was a cold start this morning across central Indiana. Temperatures in Indianapolis tumbled to 17 degrees, preserving the standing record of 16 degrees, set back in 1934.

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There was record breaking cold in Lafayette though, with temperatures falling to 15 degrees, breaking the old record of 16 set in 1982.

LOW TEMPERATURES

It will be a clear and quiet night with temperatures falling into the low 20s. The winds will begin to turn out of the south overnight, as high pressure pushes off to the east.

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A cold front will arrive Sunday afternoon, allowing scattered showers to develop. A tenth to two tenths of an inch of rain is possible.

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It will be a breezy day with winds out of the south-southwest, sustained from 15 to 25 mph. Gusts of 30 mph will be possible. Afternoon highs will climb into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees.

SUNDAY PLANNER

Monday will be mild with temperatures climbing back to near normal, in the mid 50s. It will be sunny and dry.

The warming trend will continue through most of the work week. Highs will climb into the mid to upper 60s Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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More unsettled weather arrives too, bringing chances of rain late Wednesday night through Friday.

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