Pamela Gardner

Heavy Rain Moving Into Augusta, GA

April 14th, 2013 at 6:05 pm by under Weather

The Masters is being interrupted by heavy rain.  Lightning has not shown up anywhere near the course.  However, there is a storm moving in from the southwest…that could produce lightning if it holds together.

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Much Warmer Today

April 14th, 2013 at 3:40 pm by under Weather

Temperatures have reached the upper 60s and lower 70s!  We still have some time to heat up, so the high for the day should exceed that 70 degree mark in Indianapolis without a problem.  Hazy sunshine will continue this afternoon/evening.

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Northern Lights?

April 13th, 2013 at 9:23 pm by under Weather

Clouds are starting to roll into central Indiana now.  The west side of Indianapolis is mostly cloudy…the east side is still mostly clear.  The eastern and southern parts of the state now have the best chance for viewing the northern lights.  According to reports from aurora forecasters, the aurora should be active around 9:37 pm.  Good luck catching it!

Tonight, partly cloudy and lows around 40º.  Sunday, warmer, breezy and clearing skies in the afternoon with highs in the lower 70s.

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A Warmer Sunday

April 13th, 2013 at 7:12 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

This evening we have a chance to experience the northern lights in Indiana.  There is a good chance to see the sight after sunset (8:22 pm).  Here is a link to more information on the Aurora Borealis: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/pmap/index.html Most of central Indiana should be clear for the early part of tonight.  More clouds roll into the state after midnight.

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Temperatures are only in the 40s to the north, and in the 50s to the south.  A strong breeze continues from the west between 10 and 15 mph.  Tonight’s lows fall into the upper 30s and lower 40s.  Sunday is when the warmth really kicks in…reaching the lower 70s across the board.  Partly sunny skies in the morning, becoming mostly clear in the late afternoon.

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Temperatures remain around the 70 degree mark through mid-week.  An active and stormy weather pattern takes over the forecast Monday through Friday morning.  There could be a small chance for strong to severe storms Monday night into Tuesday.  Stay tuned to updates on the forecast.

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A Chilly Day

April 13th, 2013 at 3:59 pm by under Weather

Temperatures are in the 40s and lower 50s in central Indiana this afternoon.  The clouds have started to move out, so finally we have sunshine.  The wind is strong form the west between 15 and 25 mph.  This evening, partly cloudy with temps in the mid 40s.

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Cool Today…A Warmer Weekend Ahead

April 12th, 2013 at 12:15 pm by under Weather

Temperatures are in the lower 40s now with wind chill temps in the mid 30s.  Today, mostly cloudy, breezy with a few sprinkles and highs in the upper 40s.  Tonight, partly cloudy with highs in the mid 30s.  This weekend will be dry with sunshine.  Highs in the mid 50s Saturday, and in the upper 60s Sunday.

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Chilly And Breezy

April 12th, 2013 at 9:19 am by under Weather

Temperatures are in the upper 30s and lower 40s with wind chill temps in the upper 20s and lower 30s.  You will need a jacket all day.  Highs only range in the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Mostly cloudy skies will rule the afternoon and a breeze hangs around too.

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A Colder Day

April 12th, 2013 at 4:46 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

The rain has finally moved out of Indiana.  Rain totals over the last couple of days are between 1″ to the south and 3″ farther north.  Indianapolis is just under 1″.  The heavy rain has left a lot of standing water and minor river flooding that will last through next week. Here is a link to river crest information: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=ind

A few sprinkles are possible later today.  Other than that, it will be a mostly cloudy and breezy day.

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Temperatures have cooled a lot-now in the upper 30s and lower 40s.  Today’s highs reach the upper 40s and lower 50s.  Tonight’s lows near the freezing mark.  Make sure if you have any newly planted flowers or sensitive plants that you cover them or bring them inside to protect them from possible frost.

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The weekend looks great!  Expecting lots of sunshine both days.  Saturday’s highs in the mid 50s and Sunday’s highs reach the upper 60s.  The warmer temperatures stick around for a good part of next week with highs around 70 degrees.  Monday through Thursday we will have another active and stormy weather pattern.

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Rain In Eastern Indiana

April 11th, 2013 at 7:01 am by under Weather

Steady showers continue to fall in the eastern half of Indiana.  The rain is slowly pushing east…with the individual cells moving northeast along the boundary.  According to the latest forecast models, more showers fill back into central Indiana this afternoon.  Could see some t-storms in southeastern Indiana late this afternoon too.

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A Rainy Day, Colder Temps Slowly Move In

April 11th, 2013 at 5:12 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Numerous reports of hail and wind gusts have come in from overnight.  Hail of 1″ to 2″ has been reported (2″ hail in NW Indy, Fishers, near Muncie).  Those reports are from the storms last night.  This morning, just dealing with steady and at times, heavy rain.  The line of rain continues to push eastward with the individual showers and t-showers moving northeast.

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The cold front is still sitting to the west and until it moves through, we could squeeze out a couple more strong to severe storms in southeastern Indiana later today.  The biggest threats from those additional storms may be damaging wind and large hail.  The rain will be off and on all day long across central Indiana with an additional 1-1.5″ of rain expected by tonight.

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Temperatures are in the upper 50s and lower 60s.  We may see some breaks in the rain to help temps increase briefly into the lower 60s.  However, more rain-cooled air is expected and eventually that cold front moves through this evening.  Temps fall into the upper 50s by 5pm.  Tonight’s lows fall into the upper 30s and lower 40s.  Friday’s highs only reach the upper 40s with a few left-over showers.  This weekend we stay dry both days.  Saturday’s highs in the lower 50s.  Sunday’s highs in the upper 60s.

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