Indianapolis 500 Forecast

Record heat is expected across Central Indiana today.

Record heat is expected across Central Indiana today.

Highs will warm into the mid 90s today.  A heat advisory is in effect for all of Central Indiana until 8pm.  This afternoon it will feel closer to 100 degrees with the humidity.  A Knozone Action Day is also in effect.  Mostly sunny skies are expected, so drink plenty of water and sunscreen is a must!  A Southwest breeze up to 20mph will help keep the air moving.

The warmest Indy 500 on record was set back in 1937 with a high of 92.  The warmest day on May 27th was in 1911 when the mercury hit 94.  Today we are forecasting a high of 94 degrees, a record tying day!

Tonight skies remain clear, and muggy air sticks.  Lows drop to the low 70s.

Monday highs will reach the low 90s with isolated thunderstorms developing for the late afternoon into Tuesday morning.

Behind the rain, much cooler weather.  Highs Tuesday only reach the low 80s, and by Wednesday we’ll be in the mid 70s!

Another chance of rain with high temps in the 60s arrives late Thursday and throughout the day Friday.