Colts Forecast

Warmer Today, Storm Chances Late Tonight

April 24th, 2014 at 5:27 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

We are already starting off way warmer compared to this time yesterday.  A warm front has lifted to the northeast and that brought us a few sprinkles and the warmer temps.  Today will be dry and breezy with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

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Scattered thunderstorms move in late tonight and into early Friday.  We don’t expect severe storms, but an isolated strong storm is possible.  Any storm that develops tonight could produce heavy rain, gusty wind, small hail and lightning.  Overall rainfall potential looks to be around 0.5″ of rain by Friday morning.  Overnight lows will be in the mid 50s.

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The rain moves out by daybreak Friday and the rest of our weekend will stay dry.  Highs on Friday will be in the upper 60s…Saturday and Sunday we will enjoy highs in the low to mid 70s.  An active weather pattern takes over next week with repeated chances for rain.

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A Cooler Day

April 23rd, 2014 at 4:59 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Temperatures are starting off way cooler than this time yesterday.  We are running 18º colder in Indianapolis with a temp of 39º.  Other area temps are in the 30s and lower 40s with wind chill temps in the lower 30s.  Some patchy frost isn’t out of the question in the northern half of the viewing area this daybreak.  While we are past the average last freeze date…beware that the latest freeze date for Indy is May 17th.

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Temperatures today remain on the cooler side and below the average high temp of 66º.  Highs today top off in the 50s and lower 60s under full sunshine.  Tonight’s lows dip into the 40s for most places.

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Thursday we warm up to the upper 60s and lower 70s with partly cloudy skies.  A chance for rain moves in late Thursday night into daybreak Friday.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely.  Rain totals look to be between 0.5″ and 1.0″ of rain by daybreak Friday.  Dry weather returns for Friday afternoon and Saturday.  Temps will be in the lower 70s Friday and then in the mid 60s on Saturday.  A daily chance for rain will be in the forecast starting Sunday.

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More 70s & Rain Chances For Monday

April 20th, 2014 at 6:37 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Temperatures are in the low to mid 70s this evening and running warmer compared to this time yesterday.  Temps remain warm even in the overnight hours.  Lows dip into the upper 40s and lower 50s under a partly cloudy sky.

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Monday’s highs reach the mid to upper 70s.  The start to Monday will be dry with some clouds.  In the heat of the afternoon there is a chance for an isolated pop up thunderstorm.  The chance for rain really increases by the evening hours and into Monday night.  By Tuesday morning the rain tapers off.  Tuesday afternoon through Thursday we will be dry again.

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Temps cool behind the rain chance…so Tuesday and Wednesday our highs only peak in the lower 60s.  We warm into the 70s again for the end of the week.

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A Warm & Sunny Easter Forecast

April 19th, 2014 at 6:50 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Temperatures are warm and pleasant this Saturday evening with everyone in the 60s or lower 70s under a clear sky.  We remain mostly clear tonight as lows dip into the upper 30s and lower 40s.

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Easter Sunday will be perfect!  Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies all afternoon and highs in the low to mid 70s.  High temps will be well above the average high of 60º (average high for the Easter holiday).  The warmest Easter ever was 86º in 1941.

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Temps stay warm for Monday with highs in the mid to upper 70s.  Rain chances hold off until late Monday evening.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms move through overnight and then move out by daybreak Tuesday.  Highs on Tuesday and Wednesday cool off into the lower 60s.

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A Fabulous Easter Weekend

April 18th, 2014 at 7:07 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

We are warmer this morning with temps in the lower 40s and upper 30s.  We are on our way to highs again in the low to mid 60s under a partly sunny sky.

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A weak cold front is moving into the state now.  A few sprinkles are showing up on Forecast 8 Storm Tracker.  As the front moves into central Indiana, it will keep weakening (running into drier air) so we will keep the forecast mostly dry with an increase in clouds as the front moves through this afternoon.  Tonight we clear out again and lows dip into the lower 40s.

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Temps keep going up as we get into the weekend.  Saturday’s highs reach the mid 60s.  Easter Sunday is perfect and dry for your Easter egg hunts and church services-highs in the lower 70s.

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The extended forecast remains warm with temps in the 60s and 70s.  Scattered thunderstorms move through late Monday.  Another round of rain enters the forecast for next Friday.

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Indy Eleven Forecast:  The Indy Eleven match begins at 7:30pm Saturday at Carroll Stadium.  Temps will be in the lower 60s and in the upper 50s by the time the match ends.  Catch the game on MyINDY-TV 23 if you aren’t able to attend.

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Warming To The 60s Today

April 17th, 2014 at 6:26 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Temps are running warmer already this morning in the 30s and lower 40s.  We will have mostly sunny skies for the morning hours to partly cloudy skies this afternoon.  Highs today reach the upper 50s and lower 60s.  Our average high temp is 64º.  Tonight’s lows fall into the upper 40s and lower 50s.

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Rain chances return after midnight tonight and the showers will still be around central Indiana daybreak Friday.  By Friday afternoon the showers taper off and move out of the state.  The rest of your Friday will be mostly cloudy with highs still in the lower 60s.

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This weekend is looking fantastic for your Easter celebrations!  Saturday’s highs reach the mid 60s, Sunday’s highs will be around 70º.  Beyond this weekend, we stay consistently warmer with highs in the 60s or 70s and a few chances for rain.

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Warming Up

April 16th, 2014 at 7:33 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

We start off in the 20s and lower 30s with frosty conditions this daybreak.  A Freeze Warning is in effect for southern Indiana until 10am.  A southeast breeze and full sunshine will help us warm into the low to mid 50s in most locations this afternoon.  Tonight we stay clear with temps in the 30s.  Not quite as cold as last night, but patchy frost is possible.

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Our warming trend continues for Thursday as we reach the upper 50s and lower 60s with partly cloudy skies.  Late Thursday night into Friday daybreak there is a small chance for scattered rain.  The rain moves out by Friday afternoon.  Temps won’t cool too much behind that rain, as another punch of milder air returns Friday afternoon.  The weekend is looking dry both days.  Lower 60s for Saturday and the lower 70s on Sunday.

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Big Changes On The Way!

April 13th, 2014 at 5:05 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Temperatures will remain above average tonight but will quickly fall as a cold front passes through on Monday.

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Gusty south winds will add moisture for rain and thunderstorms tonight but will turn and be coming out of the northwest during the day on Monday.  This change will make for a much colder afternoon with temperatures falling into the upper 40s by sunset Monday.

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Leftover rain will briefly mix with light snow early Tuesday morning as temperatures drop below freezing near 30°.  No snow accumulation is expected.

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Tuesday and Wednesday will be sharply colder but average temperatures make a quick return by Thursday with daytime highs again reaching the lower to mid 60s.  Rain showers make another appearance late in the work week and possibly for next Sunday.

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Warming Up!

April 13th, 2014 at 10:07 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Here’s a look at your updated mid morning temperatures;

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Rain showers and thunderstorms will move in late tonight with colder air moving in for Tuesday and Wednesday!

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Still Warm Today!

April 13th, 2014 at 7:11 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Good morning everyone.  Clouds will take over for Sunday with warm temperatures sticking around.  Daytime highs will top out in the upper 70s and making it feel more like Summer than Spring!

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Gusty south winds will be present through today but will become much colder during the day on Monday as the winds start coming out of the north.

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Rain and thunderstorms will move in late Sunday night and will last off and on through Monday before changing to light snow early Tuesday morning.

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No snow accumulation is expected but still may cause a few travel trouble spots early Tuesday morning.

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Temperatures will return to average by Thursday.