Rain Moves Out…Frost Develops Tonight

April 5th, 2012 at 4:49 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Steady rain continues to fall in southern Indiana.  Areas along I-70 and northward are dry and will stay dry all day.  The rain to the south will move farther south this afternoon and all of Indiana will dry out with clearing skies.  Temperatures will only be in the upper 50s this afternoon.  Overnight tonight, temperatures will fall into the lower 30s.  Patchy frost will develop after midnight.

     

Due to the frost development, advisories, watches and warnings have been posted across the state.

A Frost Advisory (first picture below) is in effect for counties mainly north of I-70 and around Indianapolis from 4am to 9am Friday.  Temps will be between 31 and 33 degrees and sensitive plants will be affected.

A Freeze Warning (second picture below)  is in effect for counties north of Kokomo and Muncie from 1am to 9am Friday.  Sub-freezing temps are extremely likely and will harm crops and other sensitive plants.

A Freeze Watch (third picture below) is posted for areas west of Terre Haute plus around Richmond and areas to the east through Friday morning.  Temperatures will be in the lower 30s in those areas.

   

Temperatures will reach the lower 60s by Friday afternoon with lots of sunshine.  Saturday’s highs get a little warmer in the mid 60s with mostly sunny skies.  Easter Sunday, some morning rain will move through then the rest of the day should be dry…highs in the mid 60s.

 

 

 

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