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Light snow will fall Wednesday night and an inch or so is possible. A few more snow showers will redevelop on Thursday with another coating to an inch possible. The other big part to this winter weather story is the dangerous cold. Overnight temperatures will fall into the range of 0 to -6. With winds increasing to 15-25 mph, wind chills will near -25. With these dangerous conditions, frostbite can occur in less than 30 minutes on exposed skin. A wind chill advisory has been issued for central Indiana from 1am Thursday through noon on Friday. Yes, we expect these dangerous conditions to last for about 36 hours.
Your Thursday will start will start dry, but there will be more scattered snow showers. Another quick coating of snow is possible, but these areas will be scattered. Forecast highs are only in the single digits. The coldest morning this week will be Friday morning, as temperatures drop to -8. Wind chills will remain at dangerously low levels and near -15 to -25. Remember your home and pets will need extra attention during this cold snap. It is also a good idea to check on those in need when it gets this cold.
More snow is possible Friday night through Saturday afternoon. Early snowfall potential is 2-4 inches for central Indiana. We will update the snowfall potential map with the lastest information, as we get a little closer to Friday. We do know there will be more arctic air on the way for next week, as morning temperatures again go below zero. We are in a dangerous stretch of weather, so take precautions to keep you and your family safe. If you haven’t already, you can download the WTHR Weather App for free and track the weather with us. You will also get the latest advisories, watches and warnings. School delays and closings are also available on the app.
By late evening Tuesday, temperatures had already dropped into the range of 0 to 5 degrees. Temperatures overnight will be below zero. We are forecasting near -6 in Lafayette, Kokomo and Muncie. Lows will be near -2 for the rest of central Indiana. There is a bit of good news. Winds will not be as strong, so wind chills will not be too much of an issue Wednesday morning. That changes on Thursday and Friday mornings, with lows 0 to -10 and winds W 10-20 mph, wind chills will near -25. Dangerous cold is in the forecast through Friday. We are also tracking more light snow. This is forecast to arrive later Wednesday and last through Wednesday night. A quick inch or 2 is possible. More snow chances are also in the weekend forecast.
Bitter cold will be the concern overnight and early Wednesday. We are forecasting temperatures in the range of 0 to -6 degrees overnight. This is dangerous cold and it will last through the end of the week. This is the kind of cold that is dangerous and we encourage you to check on your family, friends and neighbors. Your pets and home will need extra attention too.
Temperatures will struggle all day. We will only be near 12 degrees by lunch, with forecast highs in the teens. We are tracking another chance for light snow later Wednesday through early Thursday. Another inch or so will be possible.
The coldest air of the week arrives Thursday and Friday. Morning temperatures will be below zero and highs on Thursday will struggle to only 10 degrees. In addition to the bitter cold, there will be more snow chances this weekend.
A Winter Weather Advisory continues for all of Central Indiana until Sunday 1am.
Widespread snow is moving over Central Indiana at this time. Some areas could receive one inch of snow per hour.
Keep in mind that with this fast moving system, clearing of the roads may be difficult. With the blowing and falling snow, visibilities could be reduced to less than a quarter of a mile.
Most of Central Indiana will receive 3″ to 5″ of snow by late evening.
Snow will taper off late tonight with a slow clearing by morning.
Sunday will be breezy but dry. Snow chances move in late Monday night. Bitter cold temperatures return Tuesday.
There will be lingering light snow this evening and more on the way for Saturday. Temperatures overnight are forecast near 9 degrees and highs on Saturday will be in the 20s. We are forecasting the steadiest snow to fall from about mid-day Saturday through Saturday night. Snowfall potential is 2-4 inches. We do think most areas will be closer to the 4″. A few places will be near 5″. This is a still developing winter system and there will be updates to the timing and the snowfall potential, so stay tuned.
Right now Sunday and Monday will be dry, but another arctic invasion is on the way. Temperatures will be in the lower 30s on Sunday and begin to fall during the day Monday. There will be a couple of mornings next week with temperatures below zero. We are forecasting -5 to 0 for morning temperatures Wednesday through Friday. There will also be more light snow possible Tuesday through Thursday. Our recent active winter weather pattern will continue, so stay with the SkyTrak 13 Weather Team. Remember if you are on the go, you can track with us by downloading the WTHR weather app.
The SkyTrak 13 Weather Team is tracking the potential for another disruptive round of snow for Friday morning. Some of the latest information indicates enough moisture and lift in the atmosphere for another 1″-2″ + of snow on Friday. The issues we had with snow on Thursday will be repeat on Friday. Be prepared for the snow to stick to roads, reduce visibility and cause hazardous driving conditions. It will be cold and windy too, with temperatures in the teens and winds W10-20 mph. Wind chills will be -5 to zero.
Ready or not, there is more snow in the forecast for Saturday. Snowfall potential is 1-3 inches. There will be some higher totals north and lower totals south.
The SkyTrak 13 Weather Team is tracking snow across central Indiana. The steady bursts of snow quickly sticks to roads, reduces visibilities and creates hazardous driving conditions. The steady snow band that is moving through early this afternoon will be in eastern Indiana by early this evening. Snow totals will be widespread 1-3 inches. So far 2″ has been reported in Terre Haute and 1.6″ in Indianapolis. There will be more flurries and light snow overnight and Friday, with another inch of snow possible. It will be cold enough for slick roads through Friday. Most areas will stuck in the teens on Friday. Another round of snow is on the way for Saturday. We are forecasting up to 3 additional inches of snow. This will fall on Saturday. Arctic air takes over next week. We will keep you updated.
It was a mild Monday, with temperatures near 50 degrees. The rest of the week will be colder. That colder air starts to arrive tonight, with lows in the 20s. Highs on Tuesday are forecast in the range of 35-40 degrees. A weak weather system will bring more clouds to central Indiana on Tuesday. There is a chance for a light rain/snow mix. As even colder air arrives for Tuesday night and Wednesday, the mix will change to light snow. Any accumulations will be light and less than an inch.
Temperatures reobund back into the 30s for highs on Thursday, but cool back into the 20s for Friday and Saturday. We are not tracking any significant weather system this week, but a few more flurries will be possible on Thursday and Friday.