Ken Brewer

Freezing Rain Advisory Until Noon

March 3rd, 2015 at 3:48 am by under Weather

All of central Indiana has a Freezing Rain Advisory until Noon.  Most places could see around 0.10″ or a bit higher  of ice accumulation by Noon today.  More on Daybreak from 4:30-9am on WISH-TV.

ADI Freezing Rain Advisory

Light Freezing Rain Moving In

March 3rd, 2015 at 3:07 am by under Weather

The heaviest concentrations are along and north of I-70.  Untreated roads will become slick in these areas, and even treated roads will have some slick patches.  We will have more on Daybreak beginning at 4:30am.

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1:00pm Winter Weather Update – Not Done Yet

March 1st, 2015 at 1:15 pm by under Weather

THE LATEST: Snow continues from Indy and points north.  Other places will get some additional accumulation with a line of snow coming through.  Right now, it looks like 1″-2″ more is possible.

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SNOWFALL UPDATES:  Here are updated numbers.  More and more places over 7″ now.

Snowfall Totals

12:00pm Winter Weather Update

March 1st, 2015 at 12:16 pm by under Weather

RIGHT NOW:  Most falling snow is now north of Indianapolis.  Indy and areas south are in a lull.

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SNOW TOTALS: More totals are coming in, with most places in the 5″-7″ range, but there are pockets of places over 8″ of snow.  Please use caution if you have to get on the roads.

Snowfall Totals

WHAT’S AHEAD:  Light, but steady snow will continue for several more hours north of Indianapolis.  Centgral and southern Indiana will see another round of snow later this afternoon.  This round will be lighter, and should add near 1″ of additional accumulation in some places.

11:00am Winter Weather Update

March 1st, 2015 at 11:13 am by under Weather

RIGHT NOW:  Steady snow continues mainly north of I-70.  These areas will see steady snow for several hours, then some breaks will arrive.  Areas south of I-70 for the most part have a lull.

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SNOWFALL TOTALS:  Many places are higher than our original forecast, especially areas south of I-70.  Colder air suppressed any mix of rain as anticipated, and the result was all steady snow.  Most places are in the 5″-7″ range with some places over 8″.

Snowfall Totals

TRAVEL NOT RECOMMENDED IN MANY PLACES:  Crews are trying to improve road conditions, so if you do not have to go out, officials ask that you limit travel, especially in Marion County.




More Winter Weather

February 28th, 2015 at 7:18 am by under Weather

Welcome to the weekend everyone!  February officially ends today but winter weather will continue.  Clouds will continue to build today with areas of snow showers moving in this evening.  Snow showers will be most active tonight with temperatures holding in the mid 20s.

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Temperatures will rise during the day Sunday into the lower to mid 30s causing some areas to see rain mixed with snow.  Travel will be difficult no matter your location on Sunday so please allow extra time to travel safely.

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Arctic Temperatures Return

February 22nd, 2015 at 10:27 am by under Weather

Temperatures should be relatively steady through much of the daytime hours for Sunday.  A few isolated snow showers may be possible through the day.

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Big blast of arctic air will return Sunday night.  Temperatures will quickly fall below zero overnight.  A wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9 a.m. on Monday.  Wind chills will fall between -15 to -25 by daybreak, Monday.  Tonight’s low could set a record for coldest temperature set for Monday’s date.  The current record stands at -1.

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ADI RPM 12km Wind Chill Record Low High Panels

Temperatures will struggle to make it to double digits Monday.

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No major snow chances through the work week, but the pattern remains very cold, with highs in the teens and 20′s all week long.


Wind Chill Advisory in Effect Tonight

February 22nd, 2015 at 4:35 am by under Weather

Cooler temperatures to start off our Sunday will give way to another big blast of frigid air working through the Midwest Sunday afternoon.  A few flurries could be possible during the afternoon and early evening hours.

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Skies will remain mostly cloudy overnight.  Near record low temperatures are expected across the area, as most will see numbers below zero by Monday morning.  A wind chill advisory is in effect for all of central Indiana until 9am Monday.  Wind chills could fall between -15 to -25.

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Latest Snowfall Update Samples, 8-Day Forecast

February 21st, 2015 at 12:45 pm by under Weather

SNOWFALL TOTALS: Here is a map of various reports we have seen in snowfall.  Most places have beenm in the 3″ – 6″ range, with a few locally higher amounts.  Here is the map.

Snowfall Totals

SNOW WINDING DOWN THIS AFTERNOON:  By 4 pm, most of the area should be clear of snow.


SCATTERED FLURRIES, COLDER SUNDAY:  Temps will fall into the 20s for highs Sunday with scattered flurries.

ADI Fcst Highs Tomorrow

8-DAY FORECAST:  Bitter cold builds back in by Monday and we stay well below normal for most of the week.  There could be another system by the end of next weekend.



Snow Chances Through Mid-Afternoon

February 21st, 2015 at 9:41 am by under Weather

A last line of snow will plow through the state and should exit Indiana between 2-4 this afternoon.  Far northern parts of our viewing area will be closer to the 3″ total of snow.  The metro area and southern parts of the area are in the 3″-6″ total with a few spots slightly higher.

Snowfall Totals   ADI RPM 4km AM

Roads are snow covered and dicey, so officials ask to limit travel as much as possible so crews can continue to clear the roads.