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Quiet Today & Monday, Rain Possible Veterans Day

Posted By · November 9, 2014 at 7:28 am

There will be quite an abrupt temperature swing this week as arctic air filters in by mid week.

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More sunshine is in store today and warmer temperatures too. High pressure will bring quiet conditions for today and Monday. Wind will turn out of the southwest today, allowing temperatures to climb into the low 50s.

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It will be mostly cloudy this evening and temperatures will fall into the upper 30s Monday morning, which is near normal for this time of year.

Monday will be the best day of the week with mostly sunny skies and temperatures will climb to near 60 degrees. It will be a bit breezy with winds out of the southwest.

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Changes push back in again on Veterans Day. A cold front will bring a good chance of scattered showers by afternoon with an early high in the low to mid 50s. Rain will move out by evening.


Much colder air will start to filter in on Wednesday as the coldest air of the season takes over. Afternoon highs will only climb into the 30s, feeling more like late December. The last time we had highs in the mid 30s was March 16th.

Saturday looks dry but there is a chance of rain and snow on Sunday.


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Cool Weekend, Nice Monday

Posted By · November 8, 2014 at 7:21 am

A cold front is bringing a few sprinkles across north central Indiana this morning. Cooler and drier air will filter behind the cold front later today. In the meantime, there is a chance of a few stray light showers through early afternoon. If you are heading to the Purdue or IU game today, be prepared for a sprinkle during your tailgate.


A gradual clearing will arrive later this afternoon with temperatures running close to ten degrees below normal, in the upper 40s.

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It will be partly cloudy and cold tonight with temperatures falling into the upper 20s by morning.

Sunny and dry conditions return for Sunday with breezes out of the southwest and a high near 50 degrees.

Monday will be the weather pick of the week again, with partly sunny skies and temperatures will climb into the upper 50s.

Another system arrives on Tuesday, Veterans Day, bringing a chance of scattered showers to central Indiana and falling temperatures. Temperatures will start off in the low 50s during the morning and fall into the mid 40s by late afternoon.

Arctic air arrives by Wednesday, ushering in the coldest air of the season. The unseasonably cold air will stay in place through Friday with temperatures struggling to climb out of the mid 30s.



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Weekend Forecast

Posted By · November 7, 2014 at 4:19 pm
There was finally some sunshine breaking through the clouds across central Indiana on Friday.  It will be a chilly, but dry Friday night with lows in the middle 30s.

The weekend weather system that we have been tracking for Saturday is still moving our way, but most of the rain now looks to stay north.  There will be mostly cloudy skies on Saturday and a slight chance for a stray shower.  Here is the latest analysis of the weekend with FutureTrak13 and it shows most of the rain staying north of central Indiana.



High temperatures will be in the upper middle and upper 40s north and the lower 50s south of I-70.


Expect a mix of clouds and sun on Sunday too, with highs near 50 degrees.

There will be a brief warm-up before a big chill next week.  Highs on Monday will be in the range of 55-60 degrees.  There are rain chances and falling temperatures in the Tuesday forecast.  Highs Wednesday through Friday of next week will only be in the 30s.  We will keep you updated.


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Below Average Temperatures through Next Week

Posted By · November 7, 2014 at 1:07 pm

The active fall weather pattern continues with chances of rain and the arrival of the coldest air of the season.

There will be more clouds than sun today with temperatures remaining about 10 degrees below average. It will be dry with highs in the mid 40s.


Tonight will be mostly cloudy and cool with a low in the low 30s.

There is a slight chance of a sprinkle or two on Saturday, mainly during the morning through the early afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the mid 40s.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and still below average with highs in the upper 40s.

There is another shot at rain on Veterans Day with highs in the upper 40s.

Unseasonably cold air pushes in on Wednesday and Thursday with temperatures struggling to climb into the mid to upper 30s!

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Record breaking temperatures will be possible on Thursday. Check checking back for the latest updates on this cold streak.


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Cold Weekend Ahead

Posted By · November 7, 2014 at 3:16 am

A nice hot cup of coffee and a warm winter coat sound really good this morning. It’s cold outside and it will stay that way most of the day so the kids will definitely need the layers Friday morning at the bus stop with lows near freezing.  Fortunately , the winds will die down today so we won’t be battling a cold breeze.  High temperatures remain below normal today in the middle 40s. For Operation Football, temperatures will drop into the 30s. Daypart Shower chances return Saturday with another quick-moving system that also brings back breezy conditions.  Don’t look for much rain, it will be mainly in the morning, so it looks like we could actually see some sunshine for the afternoon football games in Indiana. PurdueFootballIndianaFootball After a chilly start Sunday morning in the 25 to 30 degree range it should a better day with some sun and comfortable highs in the upper 40s.  Monday will be the warmest air for awhile as we continue to target a cold air outbreak to arrive Tuesday afternoon. Highs Wednesday into Friday will likely only be in the mid-30s with lows in the teens and 20s. extended

On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
1996 : At Indianapolis, the record precipitation amount for the date is set at 3.51 inches.
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Cold and Windy Thursday Night and Your Weekend Preview

Posted By · November 6, 2014 at 4:07 pm
The steady rain is over, but there will still be a few showers Thursday evening.  As colder air pushes south, a few flurries are possible too.  That colder air is already moving our way, with temperatures falling into the upper 30s and lower 40s by late afternoon.  The other big part of the weather story is the wind.  Winds are WNW 20-25mph, with gusts nearing 40mph.  It will stay windy through late this evening, with temperatures continuing to fall.  Here is a look at FutureTrak13 showing the rain chances ending overnight.
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Winds will diminish overnight and skies will start to clear.  Temperatures will fall into the lower 30s for a cold start to Friday.  There will be some sun breaking through the clouds at times on Friday, but expect a mostly cloudy and chilly day with highs in the 40s.  You will need the winter gear for high school football games on Friday evening.  Temperatures will be in the 30s.
The weekend will start with scattered showers and highs near 50 on Saturday.  It will be cooler on Sunday, but dry with highs in the 40s.
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Our recent ups and downs will continue.  Monday will be an up day, with highs in the upper 50s.  The coldest air of the season is still in the forecast for the middle part of next week, with highs only in the 30s.
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Windy and Damp Thursday with More Cold Air on the Way

Posted By · November 5, 2014 at 4:12 pm

As expected, Wednesday was a dry day.  Temperatures were near 60, where there was sunshine across the northern half of the state.  Temperatures were in the 5os for the southern half of the state.  We are tracking a developing weather system that will increase the clouds later Wednesday night and bring rain and wind to central Indiana on Thursday.  Here is the timeline with FutureTrak13.  A few showers will arrive between 3am and 7am.  There will be off and on rain and wind on Thursday afternoon.  Winds will be WNW 15-25mph.  Gusts are expected 30-40mph.

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Temperatures will be in the upper 40s overnight and hold steady through the middle part of Thursday.  Temperatures will start to drop Thursday afternoon and evening into the upper 30s and lower 40s.  It will get cold enough Thursday night and early Friday for a few flurries.

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This chill will linger into Friday, with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the lower and middle 40s.  These numbers are 10-15 degrees colder than the average high of 57 degrees.  The ups and downs of our recent weather pattern will linger through early next week.  Saturday will be an up day, with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Sunday will be cooler and back into the lower and middle 40s, but 50s are back for Monday.  A few showers are possible on Tuesday.  The coldest air of the season is forecast to arrive by the middle part of next week.  This means high temperatures may only reach the 30s.  Stay tuned.


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Dry Wednesday but Active Weather Pattern Continues

Posted By · November 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm
The band of steady light rain that moved across central Indiana on Tuesday is now moving out of the state.  Skies will be mostly cloudy overnight, with lows in the lower 40s.
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Wednesday will be your dry day, before more rain arrives on Thursday.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the lower and middle 50s, with mostly cloudy skies.  Rain chances are back for Thursday, with highs in the 40s.
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As colder air pushes south Thursday night and early Friday, a few flurries are possible too.  Friday will be a cool day, with highs in the lower 40s.
The recent ups and downs of our weather pattern will continue over the next 7 days.  Saturday will be up a bit, with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Sunday will be down, with highs in the lower 40s.  A few flurries are possible on Sunday.  50s are back for Monday.
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