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There is a weak, fast moving weather system moving toward central Indiana now. It will be dry this evening, with snow chances arriving around 11pm. The light snow will fall overnight through early Tuesday morning. We are expecting around an inch of snow. It will be a dusting up to an iIt won’t be a lot, but it will be enough for some slick roads through the Tuesday morning commute.
There will be a few snow showers with only minor additional accumulations possible on Wednesday. There will be a stronger storm system arriving later Friday and Saturday. Right now, this one has the potential for more accumulating snow. The Skytrak 13 Weather Team will keep you updated. Be prepared for arctic air this week too. Lows will be in the range of 5-10 degrees Wednesday – Friday and highs are forecast only in the 20s.
Areas of freezing drizzle/fog, and steady temperatures in the mid-20s. will lead to icy roads and sidewalks that are untreated. ALL of Central Indiana is now under a Winter Weather Advisory until 7am Monday, and school delays are climbing. Click here for complete list: http://www.wthr.com/link/70988/closings-delays
Reports of slick roads are coming in, and many have reported ice accumulation on windshields will driving the interstates.
Use caution while driving tonight and early Monday morning.
The winter storm will move out of central Indiana tonight. With some evening light snow and an additional inch or so is possible. With temperatures falling into the range of 8-13 degrees, roads might be slick with some re-freezing.
The weekend will start with some sun on Saturday and highs in the 20s. A developing weather system will bring clouds and the chance for a light wintry mix back to central Indiana Sunday afternoon through early Monday. Any accumulations will be minor and less than an inch. We will keep you updated on any changes this weekend. The bigger story will be the coldest air of the season arriving early next week. We are forecasting lows in the single digits and highs in the teens Tuesday through Thursday.
A winter storm warning remains in effect for central Indiana through Saturday at midnight. By late Thursday night, there was already a couple of inches of snow on the ground. Here are a few totals…
Alexandria: 2.5″ Brownsburg: 2.5″ Carmel: 2″ Avon: 2″ Indianapolis: 2″
The snow will continue to fall and there will be 2-4 inches on the ground by sunrise Friday. A few higher totals are possible south. Be prepared for snow covered and slick roads overnight and on Friday. There are already school closings and delays. You can see the complete list here at wthr.com. Snow totals by Friday evening will be 6-9 inches + south of Indianapolis. Around Indianapolis, we are expecting 4-7 inches of snow. The lowest totals will be from Lafayette to Kokomo, where we are expecting 1-3 inches.
We will turn attention from snow to arctic air next week, as we forecast lows in the single digits and highs in the teens.
A winter storm warning is in effect until midnight Saturday. The leading edge of the storm is here with sleet mixing with snow. We have reports of icy roads across Morgan county south to Bloomington and in Avon west of Indianapolis. With temperatures now below freezing, any road that looks wet may actually be slick. The sleet and snow mix will change to all snow overnight and Friday. We are expecting in the range of 4-7 inches total in Indianapolis and surrounding communities by the time the storm ends Friday evening. Totals will be lighter north, as we are expecting 1-3 inches for Lafayette and Kokomo. The highest snowfall potential is south of Indianapolis, in Bloomington, Columbus, Shelbyville and cities south. These totals will be 6-9 inches of snow. This storm is still developing and there will still be some changes, so stay tuned for updates. If you do have travel plans, remember it may take you longer. Take us along with you by downloading the WTHR weather app. You can track the snow with us on Live Doppler 13 Radar. This is an image from 7pm…for the latest please click the Live Doppler 13 radar image here at wthr.com
The fog is lifting a bit, but more fog, low clouds and drizzle are in the forecast for tonight. Temperatures are in the range of 45-50 degrees right now and temperatures will be nearly steady overnight. The steadiest rain and snow on Doppler 13 Radar right now is across the northern Great Lakes. The precipitation will be in the form of drizzle locally overnight, with a better chance for scattered showers on Wednesday. Wednesday will be warm too, with highs near 60 degrees.
The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is analzying a difficult storm system for the end of the week. Right now we are forecasting the biggest impact from this system late Thursday night through Friday evening. After some rain on Wednesday, Thursday will start dry. Thursday will end with rain developing. As colder air begins to interact with this system, the rain will change to sleet and freezing rain from Indianapolis south. This will be enough for some ice accumulations. Even colder air will change the icy mess to all snow on Friday. Where it stays all snow, a couple of inches (at least) are possible. We will know more, as this system gets closer to us, so stay tuned for updates. Be prepared for tricky travel Friday morning and Friday night.
There are a few clouds in the forecast for our Friday night, but it will be dry. Overnight temperatures will fall into the 20s. Expect a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday, with highs in the 40s. We will end the holiday weekend, with mostly cloudy skies on Sunday. Highs will be in the 40s on Sunday too. The clouds might be thick enough for a few sprinkles or flurries on Monday. The bigger weather system will not get here until the end of next week. Right now we have rain in the Thursday forecast…changing to snow on Friday. This system is still developing and there will be changes to the timing and the type of precipitation. We will keep you updated.
Temperatures right now are in the range of 36 to 40 degrees across central Indiana. After lots of sun earlier, there are a few more clouds late this afternoon. A few clouds will linger this evening and overnight, but it will be dry. Temperatures this evening will be in the lower 30s and it will be dry for the circle of lights in downtown Indianapolis. Overnight lows will be in the 20s and highs for the rest of the holiday weekend are forecast in the lower and middle 40s.