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Scattered rain for the holiday weekend

August 30th, 2014 at 6:28 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Partly sunny skies will be around today with scattered rain showers and a few thunderstorms expected.

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Temperatures will be slightly cooler than the work week but still warm with daytime highs in the lower to mid 80s.  Overnight lows tonight will only drop down to around 70° before warming back up into the mid 80s Sunday afternoon.

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Partly sunny skies with scattered rain and thunderstorms will be around for both Sunday and Monday with temperatures warming slightly into the mid to upper 80s by Wednesday.

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Light Rain For Now

August 29th, 2014 at 12:11 pm by under Weather

Light showers are found all around Marion County and downtown Indianapolis.  The showers and sprinkles are moving northeast.  A warm front is lifting north through the state and that will help to trigger thunderstorm development late this afternoon.  Expect lightning and heavy rain with these storms.

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Right now our temperatures vary a lot due to the cloud cover over much of the state.  70s where it’s cloudy and in the 80s to the south where it’s sunny.  Temps will be warm (as long as we get some sunshine to break through the clouds) with highs in the upper 80s and humid.

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Our holiday weekend will bring off and on rain and storm chances even through Labor Day.

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Some Sprinkles

August 29th, 2014 at 10:36 am by under Weather

Some sprinkles are surrounding Indianapolis now.  The storms are to the west of us in central Illinois and will continue to push to the north.  Later today scattered showers and storms will develop over central Indiana between 3pm and 5pm.  Storm chances stick around all evening.

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Storms Possible Throughout The Holiday Weekend

August 29th, 2014 at 6:32 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

This morning we are waking up to temps in the upper 60s and lower 70s.  The heat is on later today.  High temps reach the upper 80s and lower 90s with higher humidity.   There is of course a chance for rain too.

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Forecast 8 Futurecast shows that isolated showers and storms develop along a warm front that will lift north through Indiana this afternoon and evening.  Keep an eye on radar if you plan to be out at the pool.  Any storm that pops up could produce heavy rainfall and lightning.  We don’t expect severe storms.

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Isolated storms and showers will still be  around this evening for any high school football games in The Zone.  Mainly dry though with warm temps.  Tonight, isolated showers and storms with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

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Highs for the holiday weekend will be just as warm and it will be just as humid.  More rain and storms are also in the forecast.  Scattered showers and storms for Saturday.  The rain becomes more isolated on Sunday.  Labor Day we will also be dodging those showers and storms.  No widespread severe weather is expected this weekend.

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A Pleasant Afternoon

August 28th, 2014 at 12:23 pm by under Weather

Temperatures are comfortable in many places thanks to some cloud cover.  Indianapolis is 75º with partly sunny skies.  Southern cities have had full sunshine and temps are warmer in the lower 80s.  Highs today will be in the mid 80s.  An isolated pop up shower or storm is possible but most of us stay dry.

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Colts Game Forecast

August 28th, 2014 at 6:22 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

The Colts travel to Cincinnati to play the Bengals.  Temperatures will be in the 70s all evening and we took the chance for rain out.  It will be a perfect game day if you are traveling to the game!  If not, catch all the action on MyINDY-TV 23 at 7pm.  Go Colts!

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A Short Break In The Humidity

August 28th, 2014 at 5:30 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Temperatures are in the upper 60s and lower 70s this morning with dry conditions in central Indiana.  A few showers have developed in eastern Illinois and those showers are trying to hold together as they move to the east.

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The humidity won’t be as bad this afternoon.  Temperatures are a tad cooler as well with highs in the mid 80s for most.  An isolated pop up storm is possible late in the day but most of us will be dry.  Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows in the 60s.

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The humidity and heat return in full force on Friday.  There is also a better chance for widespread showers and storms as our next low pressure system makes its way across the Great Lakes through the weekend.  This won’t break our pattern though.  More heat, humidity, and storms are in the forecast through the start to next week.

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Warm & Humid

August 27th, 2014 at 12:23 pm by under Weather

Temps are already in the upper 70s to the north and in the lower 80s everywhere else.  The humidity is making it feel rather sticky already.  Temps this afternoon get close to 90º with heat index values in the upper 90s.

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The heat and humidity will help to trigger pop up storms and showers this afternoon and evening.  On Forecast 8 Storm Tracker we have a few light showers around Winchester and between Columbus and Seymour.  Keep an eye on radar later today.  Any storm that pops up could produce damaging wind, small hail, heavy rain and lightning.

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Radar Update

August 27th, 2014 at 8:38 am by under Weather

Scattered thunderstorms and showers are moving southeast through northern and western parts of Indiana.  Lightning and heavy rain are the threats from these storms.  Storms may pop at any time during the day, especially in the afternoon hours after some daytime heating.

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Storms Popping

August 27th, 2014 at 7:11 am by under Weather

A few thunderstorms are popping up in northwestern Indiana.  Fowler, Lafayette, Attica will get the thunder, lightning and heavy downpours this daybreak as the storms move east.

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