Rain And Storms Return

Isolated showers and storms will be around today as higher humidity surges into the state.  Downpours, lightning and gusty wind are possible any storms today and the western part of the state is under a marginal risk of severe weather.dayparttue


Look for more storm chances late this afternoon into evening during peak heating when our high reaches 90 degrees again.  At this time, heavy rain and lightning will be the greatest storm threats.  Scattered storms continue tonight into Wednesday afternoon before drier times return. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman Oklahoma says there is an enhanced risk of severe weather north of Indy Wednesday with a slight risk from Indy south.


After Wednesday rain chances go down and the pattern late week into the weekend looks dry.  In fact we’ll have another shot of comfortable arriving Thursday night into Friday morning and this paves the way for sunshine and highs in the lower 80s to begin the weekend.


Storm Chances Return Tuesday

Not as humid today but equally as bright with hot highs near 90 degrees.  The only complaint is the poor air quality due to high levels of ozone.  An Air Quality Alert remains in effect for the Indy metro area plus surrounding counties as well as Bloomington and Seymour.


Expect a pleasant evening but we’ll be monitoring central Illinois for potential storm development that could arrive here toward midnight.


Otherwise the next chance of showers and storms begins around sunrise in Central Indiana.  Though coverage won’t be widespread tomorrow, any storms that develop likely deliver heavy rain, lightning and possibly severe wind.


Increasing tropical moisture leads to oppressively humid conditions Wednesday and this feeds heavy storms too.  Greater instability ups the ante for strong or severe storms Wednesday with damaging wind being the primary threat at this point.


After Wednesday rain chances go down and the pattern late week into the weekend looks dry.  In fact we’ll have another shot of comfortable arriving Thursday night into Friday morning and this paves the way for sunshine and highs in the lower 80s to begin the weekend.


Heat builds late weekend with highs nearing 90 degrees Sunday and likely going back into the 90s a week from now.  Have a great evening – Sean Ash

Hot Today… More Storms this Week

Good afternoon, another hot day is ahead for Central Indiana with temperatures well above normal for this time of year. The normal high is 82, and today we’re looking to hit 90 for our third day in a row.

Dew points are pretty comfortable outside right now, but will increase as we go into tomorrow and Wednesday.  Today will be dry, and we are expecting a mainly dry night tonight as temps fall into the low 70s.

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Very early tomorrow morning there’s a chance for a shower or thunderstorm, but that will become more likely as we go into Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday.

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Temps will remain warm and in the upper 80s and low 90s through Wednesday, but will feel much warmer as dew points climb back into the 70s by Wednesday.

Wednesday we will also be watching for the possibility of strong to severe storms.  Damaging wind and very heavy rain that could lead to localized flooding is the biggest threat.

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We will dry out and “cool” off a bit by Thursday, and as of now the weekend is looking pleasant.

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Hot Streak Continues with Storms Mid Week

It was a hot afternoon with temperatures climbing back into the low 90s.

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A cool front has allowed winds to turn out of the northeast this evening. Cooler air will filter in, with temperatures falling into the low 60s Monday morning.


Monday will be hot and hazy with highs in the low 90s.

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An active pattern returns by Tuesday afternoon with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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Showers will be likely Wednesday.

The heat and humidity increase again Tuesday and Wednesday with a break in the heat holding off until Friday.


Hot, Not As Humid Today

After a hot Saturday afternoon with highs climbing into the low 90s, it will be slightly cooler today. A weak cold front will allow winds to turn out of the northwest today, helping usher in cooler, drier air. There is a low chance of an isolated thunderstorm this afternoon, mainly south of I-70, as the cold front sinks south.


It won’t be as humid this afternoon but temperatures will still climb into the upper 80s to near 90 degrees.


It will be mostly clear and mild tonight with overnight lows only falling into the low 70s.


It will be sunny, hot and dry Monday with temperatures climbing into the low 90s.

An active pattern takes over Tuesday on through Thursday. There are daily chances showers and thunderstorms.


Temperatures will still be running well above average into the weekend.

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Temperatures have soared into the low 90s this afternoon with heat indices in the mid 90s. Today was the first 90 degree day since September 9th, 2015.

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The KnoZone action day continues until 8pm this evening, due to the stagnant air. It’s advised to wait to fuel up your car or mow your lawn until after 6pm.

A few isolated thunderstorms will still be possible this evening as a weak cold front sinks across central Indiana. A few storms could be strong to severe with heavy downpours possible.

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Temperatures will only fall into the low 70s Sunday morning.


The cold front will allow winds to shift out of the northeast Sunday. This will allow it to be slightly cooler, with temperatures still climbing into the upper 80s to near 90 degrees.

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Monday will also be a hot and dry day with temperatures climbing into the low 90s.

An unsettled pattern moves in on Tuesday and will continue through the end of the work week.

A break in the heat arrives mid week.


Hot & Humid Weekend

Heat and humidity really kick in this weekend. It is a KnoZone Action Day, due to the stagnant air. Try to limit travel in vehicles today and fuel up after 6pm this evening. It will be mostly sunny with temperatures soaring into the low to mid 90s. The high humidity will make if FEEL like it’s in the mid to upper 90s.


There is a slight risk of severe storms in northern Indiana today. A cold front will push south this evening, and that will bring a chance of a few isolated thunderstorms. Some storms could produce heavy rain. A few storms will be possible into early Sunday. Otherwise, it will be a warm and muggy overnight, with temperatures only falling into the low 70s.


Sunday will be another hot and humid day, although a few degrees cooler, thanks to the cold front. Not that it will make much of a difference with highs in the low 90s. Winds will be out of the northeast.


Monday will be dry and hot too, with highs in the low 90s.

An unsettled pattern returns Tuesday on through the end of the work week.

The heat breaks by mid week too.


Weekend Heat

The hottest air of the year arrives this weekend.  We are forecasting highs 90-95 degrees and at times it will feel like 95 to 100.

Saturday morning temperatures will jump quickly into the lower 80s by 10am.  We will be in the upper 80s by noon, with highs 90-95 degrees.


There is a slight chance for a storm later Saturday and again later Sunday.  We will be watching a few complexes of storms that will move around the edge of the heat.  We are close enough to that edge, so we will include a slight storm chance this weekend.  Heat will be the bigger story, with highs 90-95 degrees on Sunday too.


The heat will last through Tuesday.  A few storms are possible on Tuesday.  The heat will break on Wednesday and our weather pattern turns stormy.


Hot & Humid Weather Takes Over

Thunderstorms moved in this morning and brought some heavy down pours in some locations.  Straughn had several storms that trained over the area.

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Our WeatherBug station picked up over two and a half inches of rain this morning!


A few isolated thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon.

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Mainly, it will be hot and humid with hazy skies.  Temperatures will soar into the upper 80s and low 90s.

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It will be warm and muggy this evening with temperatures only falling to near 70 degrees.  It will be a great night for the Indians game at Victory Field.


The heat and humidity really crank up this weekend.  Saturday will be steamy with temperatures climbing into the low to mid 90s.  The record for Saturday is 96 degrees, set back in 1933.  The record will likely remain safe but temperatures will be running close to 15 degrees above normal.

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There is a chance of a few isolated thunderstorms Saturday evening, mainly for north central Indiana.  The risk of severe weather remains well to the north on Saturday evening.

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It will be a warm and muggy overnight with temperatures only falling into the low 70s.

Sunday will be another hot day with highs in the low 90s.

The stretch of 90 plus degree heat continues well into next week.

Better chances of more widespread showers and thunderstorms returns on Tuesday with the active pattern continuing through Thursday.


Early Morning Showers And Storms Then Hottest Air Of Year

TGIF!  While hot air and hazy temperatures dominate the forecast story over the next four days… we’re monitoring a cluster of storms that will southeastward from around Chicagoland into Ohio.


Currently it appears the greatest coverage of heavy rain and storms will stay just north and east of the Indianapolis metro area.  But a few showers or rumble of thunder remain possible along the I-70 corridor this morning.


For those living along a line from Kokomo, Muncie to Richmond it’s fair game for downpours until around 10am.  There’s only a slight chance of redevelopment later today with hottest day of the year being the bigger story.  Highs in the 90 to 95 degree range mark our hottest day since early September.


This marks the beginning of a potential five day stretch of highs at or above 90 degrees.  There will be another opportunity of hit and miss storms Saturday evening but much of the weekend is just hot.


A more unsettled weather pattern arrives during the middle of next week when storm chances climb Tuesday afternoon.  Have a great weekend and find a way to beat the heat – Sean Ash