Warmer Sunday, Bitter Cold with Snow Next Week

It was a gorgeous February day with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 40s. It will be mostly clear and mild this evening with temperatures only falling into the upper 20s and low 30s.

The winds will increase Sunday but it will still be a pleasant day. Clouds will also increase during the afternoon with a high near 50 degrees. Winds will be out of the southwest from 10 to 20 mph.

SUNDAY PLANNER

HIGHS TOMORROW

A cold front will arrive Sunday evening, bringing a chance of rain. Snow showers will be likely by Monday morning.

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Big changes arrive on Monday as Arctic air returns. After an early high in the low 30s late Monday morning, temperatures will fall. While there won’t be a lot of moisture in the atmosphere, the cold air will generate good snow growth throughout the day Monday. There could be some pockets of heavy snow at times on Monday. An inch or two of snow will be possible by late day.

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More snow showers will be possible on Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures will fall from Monday afternoon through Wednesday morning, as Arctic air arrives.

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Tuesday will be breezy with blowing, drifting and falling snow.

Wind chill values on Wednesday morning will be from zero to 15 below zero.

Temperatures start to trend warmer by the end of the week with another chance of snow on Friday.

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Mild Weekend Before Arctic Air Returns

It will be a quiet and mainly dry first weekend of February. There will be a mix of sun and clouds today with temperatures climbing above average, into the mid 40s.

TODAY PLANNER HIGHS TODAY

Overnight lows only fall into the upper 20s Sunday morning with winds out of the southwest and partly cloudy skies.

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Clouds will increase on Sunday ahead of a cold front. Winds will still turn out of the southwest on Sunday, allowing temperatures to climb to near 50 degrees. It will be a bit breezy too, with sustained wind from 5 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY PLANNER
Rain will move in later Sunday night along a cold front. As temperatures fall early Monday morning, rain will change to snow. Accumulating snow is possible on Monday with around 1” to 2” of snow possible.

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More snow is possible into Tuesday as well. Accumulating snow will be possible too with falling temperatures throughout the day.

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Arctic air will return next week with bitter cold conditions arriving on Wednesday. Wind chill values will be running 5 to 15 below zero.

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Temperatures will gradually climb out of the deep freeze by Friday with a chance of snow.

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Mild Weekend but Arctic Air and Snow Next Week

It will be a dry and cold Friday night, with lows in the 20s.  Morning clouds will give way to some sun on Saturday afternoon and highs in the range of 45 to 50 degrees.

PLANNER HIGHS

We are tracking some big weather pattern changes for the end of the weekend and early next week.  We will be near 50 degrees on Sunday, with arctic air and snow arriving as the weekend ends.

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Clouds will start to increase on Sunday and there is a chance for rain later in the day Sunday and Sunday night.  As colder air arrives, this will quickly change to snow on Monday.  Snow chances are in the forecast for Monday through Wednesday.  There will be a couple of chances for accumulating snow.  As we get the latest information, we will keep you updated on the timing and how much snow will fall in your neighborhood.

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Warming Up for the Weekend

After a cold start with temperatures in the teens and 20s this morning, Central Indiana will warm into the low 40s this afternoon.  A few clouds will move in as well.  Our average high for today’s date is 37, the average low is 22.

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If you have plans tonight, skies will remain partly cloudy as temperatures fall into the 30s.

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Saturday morning we’ll start off cool with lows in the low to mid 20s.  Highs will eventually warm into the mid 40s with partly cloudy skies.  There’s a chance for an isolated sprinkle, but most areas will remain dry.

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Sunday we warm up even more, as we are forecasting a high of 50.  Sunday evening we’ll have a chance for rain, but as of right now, most of the day should be dry.

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By Monday, colder air moves in and snow chances increase.  There’s a chance for snow Monday through Wednesday.  We could see light snow accumulations, so check back with us for what we’re expecting.

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Warmer Weekend, Then…

So long to the chill, at least for a few days. Afternoons are going to be fantastic as we head into the weekend.

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Sunshine will be with us all day today, with highs in the range of 40-45 degrees.  Highs will reach the middle and upper 40s on Saturday and near 50 degrees on Sunday.  This warm-up will end abruptly, as the weekend ends.

Arctic air arrives early next week, along with several chances for snow.  Highs fall back into the 20s, with lows in the teens Tuesday and Wednesday.  Snow chances arrive Monday and last through Wednesday.

We think there will be a couple of waves of steadier snow, with accumulations possible.  Stay tuned for updates.

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More Ups and Downs

Our recent up and down temperature trend will continue over the next 7 days.  Today was a down day, with some snow showers that caused slick roads Thursday morning.  Skies are starting to clear, but there is another wave of clouds and snow showers in Iowa now.  We will watch that closely this evening.

We do expect clearing skies and cold conditions overnight, with lows in the 20s.  Highs on Friday, with some sun will reach 40 to 45 degrees.

PLANNER HIGHS

The temperature upswing will last through the weekend, with highs in the upper 40s on Saturday and near 50 on Sunday.  A huge temperature drop arrives as the weekend ends.  We are tracking arctic air and snow chances for Monday through Wednesday next week.  There will a couple of waves of snow and we are expecting accumulating snow.  Stay tuned for updates on timing and totals.

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Light Snow This Morning Followed By Afternoon Sun

Some quick, light snow dusters around this morning cause isolated slick spots the next few hours.  Be advised a few roads may be slick but we’re expecting a brightening sky this afternoon with temperatures creeping into the lower 30s.

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But a brisk wind makes it feel more like the teens this morning and lower to mid 20s this afternoon.  Clear and cold overnight with lows in the mid 20s.

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Friday continues to look pleasant after the seasonably cold start.  With a decent dose of sun tomorrow we’ll temperatures well into the 40s and readings this weekend near 50 degrees.  This precedes a decent punch of cold air next week.

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JET NEXT WEEK

The transition occurs Monday with 30s and snow.  Bitter conditions arrive Tuesday into Wednesday with sub-zero wind chills and highs in the upper teens/lower 20s.  At this point we don’t envision heavy snow, but certainly enough combined with the bitter cold to cause issues on roads.  Check back for updates – Sean Ash

Chilly Change But Even Colder Air This Time Next Week

Many of you may have slept through the warmest part of the day today.  Temperatures at midnight were just shy of record high levels for this date with Indy at a balmy 60 degrees.  Even this morning readings were respectable for early February in the mid-40s.

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As expected overcast spread across the state with the passage of a cold front.  Underneath the clouds is colder air with temperatures dropping into the 30s.  Scattered flurries and snow showers are popping right on cue and are in the forecast this evening and early tonight.

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A brisk westerly wind turns northwesterly this evening and remains steady all night long to produce morning wind chills in the mid-teens.  Layers needed tomorrow no doubt with thick cloud cover, a blustery wind and temperatures struggling to hit the freezing mark Thursday.

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We’re still expecting the chilly air to modify heading into the weekend.  Highs return to the 40s sunshine Friday and Saturday.  Despite an increase in clouds Sunday… temperatures near 50 degrees to finish the weekend.

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No big changes to our thinking of next week becoming much colder than normal.  Monday will be the transition day with highs in the 30s and a wintry mix changing to a period of snow.  We’ll periods of snow and temperature departures of 10-20+ degrees below normal underneath a seasonably impressive cold core low Tuesday and Wednesday.

JET NEXT WEEK

At this time confidence is high on the temperature portion of the long range forecast.  There is low to medium confidence on how much snow we’ll end up with.  Check back for updates as there’s no doubt a decent storm develops out of the pattern next week… it’s just a matter of where – Sean Ash

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Storms Out, Slow Cooling Coming

The storms have moved out and the cooler air will slowly move into Indiana today. Dense fog has already been a problem in Northern Indiana with a Dense Fog Advisory until 8 am. It will be dry most of the day but we will have slowly falling temperatures during the late morning and into the afternoon. 40s and morning sunshine today gives way to increasing clouds, mixed showers and temperatures falling into the 30s to finish. There is dense fog in Northern Indiana this morning.

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If you have plans to wash the car, remember that we will stay mainly dry until Monday of next week.

After a couple of chilly days mid-week we return to the 40s and near 50 this weekend.  However all signs point toward much below normal next week with snow chances.

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Rain Ends Overnight and Colder Air Arrives

Rain will end around 2am for most of central Indiana.  Temperatures will fall into the 40s by sunrise Wednesday, after a record high of 61 degrees on Tuesday.

Wednesday will start with some sun, but end with falling temperatures and rain/snow showers.

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Thursday will be chilly, with highs in the 30s.  Temperatures rebound into the 40s for Friday and Saturday.  We near 50 degrees on Sunday.  A round of much colder arrives next week, as highs drop back into the 20s.  There will be a few snow chances too.

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