Colts Forecast

Cooler Weather Returns, Record Cold Tonight?

July 28th, 2014 at 5:31 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

TODAY:  The return of unseasonably cool temperatures arrives today. The colder air will come with cloud cover, and maybe a few spotty light showers.  Most places will see highs in the low to mid 70s.


THIS EVENING:  It will be a cool evening and one to take your jacket.  Temps will be in the 60s!


RECORD COLD TONIGHT?  Colder air will settle in tonight and drop lows into the low to mid 50s.  The record low for this date is 51° set back in 1881.

ADI Fcst Lows Tonight

8-DAY FORECAST:  The cool weather will continue Tuesday with highs in the mid 70s.  Highs will climb back to the upper 70s to near 80 degrees for the latter half of the week.  Unsettled weather will mean a majority of days will have at least a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, but not really all day wash-outs.


Colts Camp Monday

July 27th, 2014 at 3:48 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

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Temperatures will be very comfortable for Colts training camp on Monday in Anderson.  There is a chance for some showers and storms.  No severe storms expected.  Otherwise, partly sunny and breezy with highs in the lower 70s.

Concluding the Weekend With Cooler Temps On The Way

July 27th, 2014 at 3:46 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Overview: It’s been a busy weekend for Indiana weather with both Saturday and Sunday having risks for severe weather. The weekend is concluding and we take a break from the  severe weather this week. Tomorrow brings isolated thunderstorm possibilities.

Right now: A cold front is northwest of Indianapolis.  Ahead of it, we have scattered thunderstorms.  Lightning, heavy rain and gusty wind are the threats.  As they move into eastern Indiana this evening they could turn severe.  Ahead of the rain, our temps are warm and we have high humidity.

WISH Weather Earth Design  ADI Current Temps  ADI Current Humidity

Tonight: There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms overnight but they won’t be severe like this afternoon and evening. The remainder of the night will be partly cloudy with low temperatures in the mid 60s.

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Monday: Monday has a chance for isolated thunderstorms. Other than that, it will be mostly cloudy and cooler. Temperatures drop down into the low and mid 70s!

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Rest of Week: 70 degree temps remain for the rest of the week. Tuesday and Wednesday will be dry and comfortable. The thunderstorm chances move back in on Thursday and remain for the rest of your 8 day forecast.


Colts Sunday Practice Forecast

July 27th, 2014 at 10:00 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

The Colts will have to dodge hit and miss thunderstorms during the day today. Highs will reach the low to mid 80s.  Check radar before heading up to Anderson to see where storms are

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Severe Thunderstorm Risk Area Expanded

July 27th, 2014 at 8:38 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

WHAT’S NEW: The Storm Prediction Center has expanded the Slight Risk of severe storms to include all of the viewing area.


RISKS FOR TODAY:  Damaging Wind, Large Hail are the biggest threats in addition to Flash Flooding.  There is a low risk of Tornadoes.

ADI SPC Wind   ADI SPC Hail   ADI SPC Tornado

We could see these pop-up anywhere at anytime, but the highest potential for these looks to be in the late afternoon  and evening hours.

Scattered Thunderstorms for Race Day

July 27th, 2014 at 6:57 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

TODAY:  We have more unsettled weather for central Indiana today.  Chances of rain and thunderstorms can pop-up anywhere and anytime.  Some storms may contain damaging wind and large hail.  Highs will reach the mid 80s.  The race may have some interruptions from time to time depending on where thunderstorms set up.

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THIS EVENING:  Scattered thunderstorms should wind down by the evening.

MONDAY:  Cooler air will return, but we could see isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Highs will only reach the mid 70s.

ADI Fcst Highs Tomorrow

8-DAY FORECAST:  Temps will stay fairly cool for most of the week.  Tuesday looks dry, but Wednesday through next weekend looks unsettled with some chances


Colts Camp Sunday

July 26th, 2014 at 8:52 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Much of the day will be dry with partly cloudy skies in Anderson for Armed Forces Day at Colts Camp.  After noon we have a chance for pop up showers and storms.  Some of the storms could turn severe late in the afternoon.  Damaging wind, small hail, lightning and heavy rain are all threats.

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Brickyard 400 Forecast

July 26th, 2014 at 8:52 pm by under Colts Forecast, Weather

Right now: Central Indiana has a cluster of thunderstorms that continue to push eastward.  By midnight, the storms and most of the showers will be out of here.  Until then, expect an isolated severe storm, heavy rain, damaging wind, lightning, and small hail.  We have a t-storm watch until 2am for some counties still.  The western counties have been dropped. We have a flash flood watch until 8am Sunday.

WISH Weather Earth Design  WISH Weather Earth Design

Tonight: Temps have cooled into the 70s for most.  Overnight low in Indy will be in the lower 70s.  An isolated storm or shower is possible overnight.

ADI Current Temps  Tonight_Forecast

Brickyard 400: The early half of the day is dry.  After noon we could see pop up storms and showers.  There should be enough dry opportunities to get the race in.  Keep an eye on radar because any storm that pops could turn severe.

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Here is Forecast 8 Futurecast for close to the start of the race and another image for late in the afternoon.

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Extended forecast: Cooler temperatures take over again for Monday after isolated showers with highs in the lower 70s.  Temps stay in the 70s for much of next week.




Warm, Humid, Slight Storm Chance Today

July 26th, 2014 at 10:41 am by under Colts Forecast

It looks like most of the severe weather threat will hold off until after practice, but there is a chance of a pop-up thunderstorm or 2 this afternoon.  Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s

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Moderate Risk for Severe Weather Today / This Evening

July 26th, 2014 at 7:10 am by under Colts Forecast, Weather

OVERVIEW:  Most of central Indiana is under a Moderate Risk for severe storms later today and this evening.  A potent storm system will move into the state today,  Rain chances will mainly come in 2 waves.  Along the leading edge of warmer air this morning, we could see some strong thunderstorms.  After that, we will see some breaks, and if we see a lot of sunshine, that could enhance the chances of severe thunderstorms by this evening.


TIMING:  The highest threat of severe weather could happen anytime after 5pm and last through Midnight.

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THREATS:  Damaging Wind, Large Hail are the biggest threats.  However, there is a threat of tornadoes to develop, and we could see some Flash Flooding as well.

ADI SPC Tornado   ADI SPC Wind   ADI SPC Hail

POTENTIAL IMPACTS:  Large Hail could damaged unprotected property left outdoors.  There is a higher chance of at least brief power outages across central Indiana.  Damaging Wind and Tornadoes would have the potential to damage structures.

ADI RPM 4km Power Outage Potential

Stay with Forecast 8 as we continue to track the severe weather threat today and tonight.