Isolated showers are expected to develop during the afternoon on Saturday. Most showers will remain south of Anderson, but an isolated pop-up shower cannot be ruled out. High temperatures will reach right around the 80 degree mark.
Heavy rain from afternoon thunderstorms came down more quickly than many locations could handle. The storms started near Kokomo and Tipton and moved south across metro Indy on Tuesday afternoon.
In Westfield, State Road 32 had up to a half of a foot of standing water at one point, along with some pea sized hail.
In Broad Ripple, heavy rain and poor drainage led to some minor street flooding even after the storms passed.
Officially at the airport, only 0.14″ of rain fell. But many locations received .5″ to 1″ of rain.
The temperature her in the 4am hour is at 53° in Indianapolis. We are 2 degrees away from the all-time record low of 51° set back in 1881.
Yesterday’s cool weather has dropped the monthly temperature another 0.2°, which now means that currently we are at the coldest July on record. More on that on Daybreak beginning at 4:30am.
The rain has moved out, and cooler temperatures have moved into central Indiana. Temperatures are expected to stay in the mid to upper 70s for the rest of the week, only reaching to around 80 degrees by Friday. The next chance for showers and storms comes back into the forecast for the weekend. Rain chances will stick around through Monday.
Tonight will be cool with temperatures dropping down into the upper 50s. Skies will be partly cloudy.
Thursday will be a comfortable and sunny day. Skies will be mostly sunny, and high temperatures will reach into the upper 70s. Overnight, we will see mostly clear skies and cool temperatures in the upper 50s.
Friday will be another pleasant day with partly cloudy skies. High temperatures will be around 80 degrees. Friday night will not be as cool, with the low temperature falling into the mid to upper 60s.
Showers and storms return for the weekend. It will be warm and humid with temperatures rising back into the mid to upper 80s. Rain chances will stick around through Monday, but will dry out and cool down again by Tuesday of next week.
The great weather that we have had today will be coming to an end as we head into the weekend. Storm chances return and will stick around through Monday. Once things dry out next week, temperatures will drop into the 70s for most of the week.
Skies will be mostly cloudy with temperatures cooling down into the low 60s.
Scattered showers and storms will move across central Indiana, some being strong or severe. Skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will warm into the mid 80s. A chance for a scattered shower or two may move through overnight; otherwise temperatures will fall to around 70 degrees with partly cloudy skies.
Scattered showers and storms return on Sunday morning and are expected to move across central Indiana over the course of the day. Some storms have the potential to be strong or severe. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s during the day, and will fall to the mid 60s overnight.
We begin the week with a chance for scattered showers and storms on Monday, but will dry out for the rest of the week. Temperatures will be much cooler than what we are used to seeing this time of year. Average temperatures during this time of July are usually around 85 degrees, but we will be seeing temperatures in the low to mid 70s for part of the week. Dry conditions will persist throughout the week with partly cloudy skies.
High pressure will continue building in for tonight, and this leaves us with clear skies, and light north winds, bringing in cooler and drier air. This makes for a great 4th and a nice Saturday. An unsettled pattern returns by Sunday.
Mostly clear and cool (for July). Lows will drop into the low to mid 50s. Average low temperature for this time of year is 66 degrees. The record low for July 4th is 48, and we may get close, but likely stay in the 50s.
After a cool start, plenty of July sunshine will warm the temperatures up quickly. Highs are expected to top out in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. Clear skies will continue with high pressure overhead. Lows will only drop to near 60 as humidity begins to return late Friday night.
More sunshine is expected and temperatures will continue to climb. Highs will be in the low 80s with lows in the mid 60s.
With moisture returning to central Indiana and high pressure exiting to the east, scattered showers and thunderstorms will return by Sunday afternoon. Highs will move up into the mid 80s. Lows near 70.
Typical July weather returns. Humidity becomes high again, with scattered storm chances each afternoon. Highs will move to the mid to upper 80s with lows near 70.
There is a flash flood warning for the following counties until 6:30 p.m.:
Hamilton, Madison, and Tipton
The Storm Prediction Center has added Benton County, Jasper County, and Newton County, to the risk of slight thunderstorms.
Scattered rain showers and some storms remain around this evening and tonight. The good news is drier conditions are ahead. Expect and end to the rain to arrive just in time for the weekend.
Expect rain and storms to come to an end this evening. Some rain showers may be heavy at times. Expect and overnight low near 62.
Partly cloudy skies will mark and end to the rain for the daytime tomorrow. Highs will be warm, topping out near 80. Rain will not be completely gone from the forecast, as we are expecting a line of rain showers, and maybe some rumbles of thunder, to move through Thursday night.
Temperatures will be cooler for Friday, and the humidity will drop as well. Rain will finally be out of the forecast through the weekend. Expect a high near 78, after a morning low of 61.
The weekend will be dry and warm. Temps will be in the low to mid 80s. Skies should stay mostly sunny throughout the weekend, with the exception for a chance of rain and some storms late on Sunday.
Monday & Tuesday:
Monday and Tuesday will see a return to our stormy pattern. Scattered storms and rain will be possible on Monday and Tuesday as temperatures push into the upper 80s.
Late Next Week:
Following our rainy start temperatures will cool back into the low 80s for Wednesday as clear skies return. The cool down won’t last for long, as we are expecting a return to the upper 80s by late next week.