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We begin with widespread fog in Indiana this morning. Visibility has been near zero in spots, especially north of Indianapolis.
Expect a mix of sun and clouds on Tuesday, with highs in the middle 80s. There is a chance for a few storms later in the day. The Storm Prediction Center has much of Indiana under a slight risk of severe weather for later today. Wednesday will be almost a repeat, with highs in the middle and upper 80s and a late day storm chances. We’ll be following storms on WTHR-TV, wthr.com and the WTHR weather application for your smart phone.
Scattered storms are in the forecast for Thursday and Friday, as the higher heat and humidity continue.
Highs will be in the range of 85-90 degrees Thursday through the weekend.
On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
2007 : Golf ball size hail and 70-80 mph winds strike the Brownsburg and Indianapolis areas.
Good morning! We have had areas of fog around Indiana this morning, but that will burn off later today. Look for highs to creep back into the 80s this afternoon with a couple of isolated thunderstorms possible.
Could we see more thunderstorms later this week? Yes. There is potential for multiple storm complexes to pass through central Indiana on the edge of an expanding hot dome of air spreading into Indiana. It’s possible this could be one of if not the warmest stretches of the summer season so far.
There is also a chance of Indianapolis finally hitting 90 degrees for the first time this season by the end of the week.
|On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……|
|1995 : A heat wave nears its end across Central Indiana…with heat index values between 100 and 115.|
We’re waiting on a front to move in and out of Indiana, but we’ll be waiting a while. Scattered thunderstorms are around the area this morning ahead of the front and in the middle of an unstable atmosphere. If you are headed to the Indiana State Fair, or even sending the kids out to school, pack along an umbrella or poncho.
This front, and where it moves will change little the next several days. It does creep southward the next 24 hours, and along with daytime heating puts widely scattered showers and storms in play for all of us today.
Computer models disagree on how quickly the front moves south. It could be a couple days before it moves out of the realm of influence, so we’ll call for at least a chance of thunderstorms into Thursday night.
On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
1988 : Seymour…lightning struck a utility pole…traveled down the power lines and blew the rate box off of a house.
Friday kicked off the Memorial Day Weekend on a great note with temperatures climbing into the low 70s. A gradual warming trend will continue through the weekend.
Temperatures will climb into the upper 70s this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Perfect parade weather!
It will be clear and calm tonight with overnight lows falling into the mid 50s.
The wind will begin to shift out of the southeast on Sunday, allowing more moist and warm air to arrive. Afternoon highs will climb into the low 80s, running several degrees above normal.
If you are heading to the Indy 500, it will be sunny and dry with highs in the low 80s. Make sure you grab the sunscreen!
There is a chance of thunderstorms on Memorial Day afternoon. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 80s.
The 80s stick around through the work week, with a chance of more storms on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A really cold morning today. There was widespread frost from Indy north, northeast,and east. Richmond dropped down to 30 at one point this morning
We have a warmer trend beginning today. Highs will be in the upper 60s today and the low 70s tomorrow.
Look for rain and the possibility of thunderstorms to move into Indy after midnight and during the beginning of the morning rush hour. There is a slight risk of severe weather from Indy west late tonight and tomorrow morning.
Jeff Gatwood of Allisonville Nursery says an upcoming cold snap should not be strong enough to kill our plants that are now coming up. Look for a high of 60 today, but tonight temps drop to the coldest level since March 11th.
A frost advisory will be in effect from 1 am-10 am Tuesday for Indianapolis and points west and south. From Carmel north and east, look for a freeze warning, again from 1 am until 10 am Tuesday. Not to worry – we will get back into the 70s Wednesday!
I spent Saturday with my wife and friends cruising the Chicago River on a boat. Having grown up there, I would have never thought such a thing would have ever been possible in the month of March in Chicago, much less in Indianapolis.
Today should be an outstanding, memorable and historic day in Indy. Look for highs in the mid 80s, a new daily record and if we reach 85, we will tie the all time record high for heat in Indianapolis in March.
Look for thunderstorms to move in here late Thursday and Friday. Take a look at the warm Extended Forecast, the average high is 54.
What a week! Look for 70 degree weather in here from today until Sunday. Our rain this morning has not amounted to much, generally less than a quarter inch of rain. While strong storms could roll thru the Chicago area giving extreme Northern Indiana a slight risk of severe weather, we aren’t looking for any rough stuff here the rest of the morning.
Winds will be howling at times today, gusting to 30 mph at times.
THE WARM YEAR
Today will mark the 28th time this year that the high has reached 50 or higher. What happened to winter?