March 9th, 2014 at 7:06 pm by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Temperatures are in the the 40s in most locations this evening. Tonight we stay mainly clear with milder temps in the lower 30s.
Monday and Tuesday our weather will be fantastic with sunshine and highs both days in the lower 60s.
Changes move in Tuesday night into Wednesday when our next system moves in. This one looks to begin as a wintry mix and may end with light snow. Accumulation looks to stay minor. It will be tough for the snow to accumulate since our temps will be so warm prior to that. Stay tuned as the latest forecast model info comes in we may tweak the forecast. Temperatures will fall to the upper 30s for highs Wednesday and Thursday. Friday we jump back up to the lower 50s.
March 8th, 2014 at 6:46 pm by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
We have had a dreary day thanks to a cold front moving through. A light wintry mix fell from the sky, but there was nothing heavy reported anywhere. This evening we could see a couple snowflakes or sprinkles, but should stay mainly dry. Patchy fog has developed and will stick around tonight.
Temperatures have cooled into the 30s for most locations, while Bloomington and Columbus are holding in the lower 40s. A wind from the northwest makes it feel even colder outside. Colder air funnels in from the northwest all evening until we hit lows in the lower 20s.
High temps for Sunday will be in the 40s for most places-plus we will have more sunshine than today. The extended forecast is looking decent all 8 days. We will go up and down with our temps, but even the cold dips aren’t too bad. Highs Monday and Tuesday will be in the lower 60s and upper 50s. A wintry mix and cooler temps return for Wednesday into Thursday.
March 7th, 2014 at 5:56 am by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
It’s a cold start to the day with some areas of fog, but our warm up takes over this afternoon. Highs today reach the upper 40s and lower 50s with mostly sunny skies. Tonight’s lows reach the 30s but it will be milder.
Saturday’s temps stay at least around the average high of 48 degrees. A small system moves in Saturday afternoon, giving us a chance for a few sprinkles. Sunday looks dry with highs around 50 degrees.
The extended forecast stays pretty warm. Check out Monday and Tuesday with highs around 60 degrees! We cool off to the upper 30s by mid week next week with a chance for a wintry mix.
Daylight saving time begins 2am Sunday. Set your clocks 1 hour ahead before bed. Also, change your smoke detector and weather radio batteries.
March 6th, 2014 at 5:57 am by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Today we begin with temps in the upper teens and lower 20s. A light breeze makes it feel even colder. Partly cloudy skies are expected today with highs in the mid 30s. Temps will be below the average high of 47 degrees.
Tonight’s lows dip below freezing in the mid 20s with a mainly clear sky. Highs on Friday jump above normal-in the upper 40s and lower 50s!
This weekend our highs will be cooler in the low to mid 40s both days. A wintry mix passes through Indiana Saturday. Sunday looks dry and sunny.
The extended forecast looks great too. Temps will be in the 40s and 50s for much of the week. We stay mostly quiet with the exception of Wednesday as another wintry mix moves through.
March 5th, 2014 at 4:57 pm by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Light snow showers are still lingering in the northern half of the state. The snow showers should taper off later this evening. We do keep a chance for flurries in overnight though.
Temperatures are in the upper 20s and 30s with a thin veil of clouds in most places. Tonight’s lows dip back into the upper teens and lower 20s.
Thursday’s temps will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s with mostly sunny skies.
Friday is looking fantastic with highs around 50 degrees and more sunshine. Temps return to below normal for the weekend-lower 40s Saturday and the upper 30s Sunday. On Saturday there is a chance for a wintry mix. Sunday begins a 3 day dry spell. Temps return to the 50s for the start to the next work week.
March 2nd, 2014 at 7:07 pm by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Right now: Forecast 8 VIPIR shows snow showers for some of central Indiana. Southern parts of the state will start to see a transition from sleet and freezing rain to snow. By midnight, Forecast 8 Futurecast has the snow out of Indianapolis and only in the southeastern counties. Indianapolis has accumulated 2.4″ of snow at this point.
Timing: The snow showers slowly end from north to south this evening. A few lingering snow showers may stick around the southern part so the state at midnight. All snow is long gone by daybreak Monday. However, the roads will still be slick and icy for the Monday morning commute. A winter storm warning continues until 7am Monday for the counties that will get additional snowfall this evening.
Temperatures: Temps are in the teens and lower 20s. Tonight’s lows dip into the single-digits for most with wind chill values below zero. Highs for Monday reach the upper teens and lower 20s under a partly cloudy sky.
Extended Outlook: Our temperatures slowly warm day by day this week until we hit the 40s on Friday. Our only chances for snow will be some flurries for Wednesday, and a light wintry mix for next weekend.
March 1st, 2014 at 6:52 pm by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Snow totals: Indianapolis will get 4″ to 8″ of snow accumulation by daybreak Monday. More sleet may mix in with the snow in southern Indiana, but will still see 4″ to 8″ of snow. Northern Indiana will get 2″ to 4″ of snow. A winter storm warning is posted for central Indiana until 7am Monday. Northern Indiana has a winter weather advisory until 1am Monday.
Timing: The snow is to the north of Indiana for now, but that line of snow sags southward this evening and tonight. First we will see some sleet mixing into the snow as temps fall. Then all snow overnight into Sunday afternoon. Snow showers remain in our forecast Sunday night. By daybreak Monday the snow should be out of the state.
Temperatures: Northwestern Indiana has temps in the 20s. Southeastern Indiana has temps in the 40s. Colder air funnels in this evening and we reach overnight lows in the upper teens and lower 20s. Highs tomorrow will be at or below freezing.
Extended forecast: Colder temps take over for through mid-week. We reach the 40s by the end of next week.
February 28th, 2014 at 6:40 am by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Weekend Snow Storm: By noon on Monday central Indiana will get a band of 6″ to 10″ of snow with isolated places getting a foot. Southern Indiana will have more ice mixing in then, changing to all snow, so 4″ to 8″ of snow there. A winter storm watch is in effect late Saturday night through Monday morning.
Timing: The timing of the system is Saturday night into Monday morning. On Forecast 8 Futurecast the snow moves into northern Indiana by midnight Saturday. The heavy snow spreads across the state, reaching Indianapolis Sunday afternoon and continuing through Sunday evening. The snow tapers off through noon Monday.
Sat. AM Snow: We have a minor snow system for late Friday night into Saturday morning. This one may give us up to half an inch of snow for us by daybreak Saturday.
Temps: Temperatures are in the single digits and lower teens now with wind chill temps below zero. Highs today will be milder in the lower 30s for most. Tonight’s lows stay milder in the upper 20s and lower 30s. Saturday’s temps increase to above freezing before the snow moves in late Saturday night.
Extended Forecast: The big snow maker Sunday into Monday may get us the record for snowiest years ever in Indianapolis. We are at third place with 52.3″…58.2″ is the record set in 1981-82.
February 27th, 2014 at 4:48 am by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Temperatures are in the upper teens and lower 20s with wind chill temps in the single digits. The wind is strong between 15 and 25 mph in most locations.
A wind chill advisory is in effect for the northern third of Indiana until 1pm. Wind chill temps could fall to -10 to -20 degrees. Today’s highs will be in the teens and lower 20s with sunshine. Tonight’s lows dip to near zero.
Temps on Friday get more mild as we reach the upper 20s and lower 30s. A couple of winter storms move in this weekend-the more significant one is Sunday night. Heavy snow is looking more likely and we could even get freezing rain. Stay tuned for more specifics on the snow totals and track of the ice potential.
February 26th, 2014 at 5:06 am by Pamela Gardner under Colts Forecast, Weather
Temperatures are in the single digits and in the lower teens. The wind chill temps are below zero. A wind chill advisory continues for the northern half of the state through 9am. Wind chill values could get as low as -15º to -20º in those areas. Highs today only reach the mid teens…at least it will be sunny. Tonight we stay dry with lows nearing zero.
The forecast remains dry Thursday into Friday. Temps remain in the brutal teens Thursday, then highs will be in the mid 20s Friday. This weekend we have another wintry mess on tap. Temps hover around that important freezing mark both Saturday and Sunday. Two systems move through. One moves in late Friday night into Saturday morning, bringing us some light snow accumulation. The second storm moves in early Sunday through Monday. This one looks more like a wintry mix with light snow on the backside of the system. Stay tuned to updates on this forecast.