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Jun
27

Heading Into A Warm Weekend

Posted By · June 27, 2014 at 7:57 am

It is a warm and sticky morning and later today some thunderstorms will pop into the picture, in fact this is the same type of weather scenario that will play out into the next few days.

Saturday morning we start off dry, but will see more activity dot the radar by Saturday afternoon.

In the 7 day forecast we warm up for the weekend with a daily chance of showers and storms. As of right now we are not expecting widespread severe weather. We will continue to monitor the forecast as we warm up to 90 and the storms pop on the radar over the next 7 days.
Long range forecasts look cooler heading into the fourth of July.

...ON THIS DATE IN CENTRAL INDIANA WEATHER HISTORY...

1993  SEVERAL INCHES OF HAIL COVERED THE GROUND IN PARKE
      COUNTY WITH DRIFTS OF 1 TO 2 FEET.  A 4-WHEEL DRIVE COUNTY
      HIGHWAY TRUCK HAD TO BE PULLED OUT OF A DRIFT.  THE NEXT
      MORNING HAIL STILL COVERED THE GROUND IN THE GUION AREA.
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Jun
26

Good Day Today

Posted By · June 26, 2014 at 4:10 am
  A more serene summer day today as temperatures warm up into the mid 80s. The afternoon breeze out of the north means we won’t be dealing with oppressive humidity, but overall a nice day.
Look for temperatures to drop into the 70s tonight for the Jimmy Buffett concert at Klipsch Music Center this evening.

We are tracking a return to higher heat and humidity and scattered afternoon storm chances this weekend. The weekend will not be a wash-out, but watch for a few spotty storms later Saturday and again Sunday afternoon/evening. Highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees Friday through the weekend.

 

THIS DAY IN CENTRAL INDIANA HISTORY

 

1973 : A tornado severely damages a trailer court in Daleville. The same tornado damages homes in Yorktown and Muncie.

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Jun
25

Humid Day Today

Posted By · June 25, 2014 at 4:24 am

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF1 tornado struck an area near Plainfield and lifted as it entered the Cameron Meadows subdivision last night. We have full coverage of the situation today on WTHR-TV.    In the meantime, look for very humid conditions and that has led to widespread fog this morning around the area. Much of today will be dry and warm.  Highs Wednesday will be back in the mid to upper 80s, with only an isolated chance of a late day shower or storm.

 

The updated Skytrak13 seven day forecast shows a daily chance a shower or storm… but there will be more dry than wet hours and the focus shifts to hot air building into the weekend.  Expect upper 80s and lower 90s Saturday and Sunday with heat indices in the upper 90s to near 100.

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Jun
23

Summer Heat, Humidity

Posted By · June 23, 2014 at 7:33 am

Summer is officially here and so is the warm up. Officially, we have not had any 90 degree days in Indianapolis and we probably won’t reach that mark this week, but we will be close. Look for a warm day today with the temperatures warming to the upper 80s this afternoon. A new round of isolated to scattered storms are possible during the heat of the day and tonight. An area of low pressure will track along the I-70 corridor Tuesday and deliver widespread showers and heavy storms. Between now and Wednesday some areas will see another one to two inches or more. It’s already been a wet June as most cities have eclipsed the monthly average (4.25? in Indianapolis) for rainfall already.

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Jun
19

Active Pattern Means Puddling & Ponding

Posted By · June 19, 2014 at 2:53 am

A really wet start to our day early this morning as thunderstorms rolled through much of Indiana. At one point, after midnight, more than .70″ of rain fell in the Metro area, especially just north of Indianapolis. Another couple rounds of this kind of thing could occur during the day. In fact with our heat bubble now expanding into the Ohio Valley, it won’t take much to trigger off thunderstorms during the next few days.

I don’t think we will reach 90 today, but we will get close. In fact look for scattered thunderstorm chances, pretty much daily until Monday. Temperatures stay above the average high of 83 until Tuesday when our highs will drop into the low 80′s. I will have more on this during the morning, Nicole Misencik has the latest update at noon.

Remember you can always get the latest weather at wthr.com and the WTHR weather app.

On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
1980 : Beanblossom…Severe thunderstorm winds overturn campers (vehicles) at a campground.

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Jun
18

Muggies & Storms On The Way

Posted By · June 18, 2014 at 7:06 am

Look for heat and humidity to return to Central Indiana today. After hitting 88 degrees yesterday, it looks like a good bet that we will break the 90 degree mark, topping out at 91. A front is stalled to the north of Indy this morning and thunderstorms are breaking out around that front.

Later today and especially tonight, we could see scattered thunderstorms. The Storm Prediction Center has our area under a slight risk of severe weather. Looking for most of the possibly intense weather to occur late tonight, especially between 9 pm and midnight. The main threats may be some locally heavy downpours, gusty winds and vivid lightning.

We’ll be tracking the weather all day on WTHR-TV, wthr.com and the WTHR weather app.

Temperatures stay in the mid 80s Friday-Sunday.

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On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
1978 : Terre Haute…Wind gusts around 80 mph blow out windows in downtown Terre Haute.
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Jun
17

Warmest Streak of 2014 (So Far)

Posted By · June 17, 2014 at 5:14 am

It is a warm and humid day that awaits us in Central
Indiana. While the Chicagoland area sees thunderstorms we
keep it dry here with temperatures slowly increasing.
By the afternoon, our high reaches 91, the warmest day
since September 11th of 2013! We may reach 90 Wednesday
and Thursday too. Without question, this will be the warmest streak of 2014 so far.
We bring thunderstorm chances back into the picture
tomorrow. We have already had 3.77 inches of rain this
month.

On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
1992 : On the night of the 17th-18th…a fast moving squall line moved across the state causing widespread wind damage. Some storms also brought large hail and flash flooding.

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Jun
16

Summer In June

Posted By · June 16, 2014 at 5:25 am

We begin the day with scattered showers and warm temperatures. In fact, this morning, temps are 15 to 20 degrees warmer than yesterday. Look for a really warm week ahead. The average high this time of year is 82 but we will have temperatures top out nearly 10 degrees warmer than average by tomorrow. This will, quite possibly be the warmest week of the Spring Season so far as we will nudge above 90 degrees at least 2 days. The calendar says June but we’ll be looking at late July weather.

The last time we reached 90 degrees was on September 11th of 2013 when we topped out at 95 degrees.

Because of the heat and humidity, we’ll have showers and thunderstorms pop up several times  this week. Remember that you can always get the latest information on WTHR-TV, wthr.com and the WTHR weather app.

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On This Date in Central Indiana Weather History……
1984 : Severe thunderstorm winds cause structural damage to several buildings in Greensburg.
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