Temperatures are cool this afternoon, but at least the sun has come out. Temps warm into the upper 60s today for Carb Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Temperatures remain cool in the mornings with highs in the lower 70s during the daytime hours this holiday weekend. The 500 Festival Parade, mostly cloudy, high of 70 with an isolated shower late in the evening. Race Day Sunday, mostly cloudy, scattered showers after 2pm, high of 71. We should get the race in! Memorial Day, scattered showers and t-storms with a high of 72.
The clouds are starting to exit Indianapolis and we could really use that sunshine to help warm us up! Temps now are in the mid 40s and lower 50s. This afternoon, with the full sunshine, temps reach the upper 60s.
Temps are cold this morning! Clear skies helped cool temps in Lafayette to 36 degrees at this hour. Clouds over Indianapolis and areas southeast, helped keep in Thursday’s daytime heat. So temps there are more mild in the 40s, lower 50s. Carb Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be 20 degrees cooler than last year-with highs in the upper 60s and full sunshine.
If you are attending the 500 Festival Memorial Day Service on the circle, bring a light jacket. The noon temp is 62 degrees. Catch the service on MyINDY TV 23 from noon to 1pm. Lows tonight become chilly in the mid 40s again.
Saturday our temps increase a bit with highs in the upper 60s and lower 70s. The 500 Festival Parade will be nice and dry. If you are not heading out there, catch live coverage on WISH-TV.
Race Day Sunday, will begin dry and mostly cloudy. Scattered showers move into western Indiana after 2pm…so we should get the race in. Temps reach the lower 70s. Memorial Day, scattered showers and storms with highs in the lower 70s. Temps heat up for the rest of next week…reaching the upper 80s by mid-week.
And it’s May! Temperatures have dropped as brisk north and northwest winds move drier air into Indiana. Temperatures have already dropped into the 40s and 50s and tonight upper 30s to low 40s are expected. The record low for Friday morning is 37 degrees.
Strong northwest winds have been gusting over 20 mph this evening. Winds will relax a bit, but should remain between 10-15 mph overnight, keeping the surge of cooler air moving in. Though it will be a chilly start to Friday, plenty of sunshine is expected to bring the temperatures in the upper 60s to low 70s.
Overview: Showers are coming to an end in central Indiana. Clouds will be decreasing through the overnight hours but will lead to chilly temperatures for early Friday morning. The weather will turn beautiful in time for the Indy 500 festivities but may contend with some showers come race day. Beyond that the heat is on once again.
Tonight: Clouds diminish to mostly clear skies and the cold returns. Low: 42
Friday: Sunny and beautiful but unseasonably cool. High 68
Saturday: Partly cloudy skies for the Indy 500 Parade. It will be chilly starting out at 47 but recovers up to 70 by the afternoon.
Extended Outlook: Showers are in the forecast for race day at the Indy 500 but the race should be able to take place. 72 will be the high. Scattered t-storms return Monday as a warm front lifts through Indiana allowing the summer heat to return with highs approaching 90.
A few scattered showers are moving through central Indiana, but they will come to an end as we head into the evening and overnight hours.
Temperatures are cool in the low 60′s and will continue to fall later this evening into the 40′s after midnight.
It is going to be a chilly night so grab those jackets.
Scattered showers continue off and on all afternoon. Keep that umbrella handy! The rain slowly moves out late this evening. Temperatures will only reach the mid 60s later today. Lows tonight plummet into the lower 40s. The cooler temps stick around for all of race weekend. Expecting sunshine Friday, some clouds and dry for the parade on Saturday. Scattered showers possible on race day, but we should get the race in.
Scattered showers are pushing southeast through northern Indiana. This afternoon, the showers arrive in Indianapolis and the scattered rain remains in the forecast through 7pm. Temperatures are in the lower 60s with cloudy skies. Highs today only reach the mid 60s and the clouds stick around.
Scattered showers and storms moved through the state over the last 24 hours, giving some areas up to a quarter of an inch of rainfall. This morning is dry with some light patchy fog. This afternoon more scattered rain develops from a trough-so the showers continue in the forecast through this evening.
After the rain moves through cooler temps arrive…especially tonight! Right now, temps are in the lower 60s. This afternoon our highs reach the mid to upper 60s. Tonight’s lows fall to the lower 40s. These are near-record lows. The record low for Indianapolis is 37º set in 1925.
Sunshine pours over central Indiana for Carb Day on Friday. Temperatures will be a little on the cool side in the upper 60s and lower 70s. The 500 Festival Parade on Saturday is a little warmer with lows in the lower 70s and partly cloudy skies. Race Day is still a tricky forecast. There is a shot for rain late Saturday night, then another chance for late Sunday afternoon. It is still too early to pinpoint exact times, but we should get the race in. Memorial Day Monday, scattered showers and storms. High temps both Sunday and Monday in the low to mid 70s. A warm up kicks in again for the following week with highs nearing 90º by the end of next week.
Showers and storms will continue overnight and through Thursday afternoon before high pressure finally takes control for a couple of days.
Temperatures will drop into the upper 50s to low 60s with more showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Much cooler. Highs in the mid 60s. Scattered showers and storms will continue from late morning through the afternoon. By evening clouds will remain and gradual clearing will ensue. Much cooler overnight low temperatures will also move in.
Clear skies return! Lots of sunshine is expected, but strong northwest winds will keep temperatures cool. Highs in the upper 60s with lows in the upper 40s.
Temperatures will modify slightly with all the sunshine we’re expecting. Highs near 70 with mostly sunny skies. A few scattered clouds will develop during the afternoon. Lows in the low 50s.
While there’s an isolated shower chance in the forecast for early in the day, overall, high pressure should remain in control for the first half of the day. This means most clear skies though temperatures will start cool. Morning temperatures will begin in the low to mid 50s, but temperatures will warm into the low 70s by the afternoon. A weak system will move in from the northwest and bring a chance for scattered showers during the afternoon and evening.
After a few scattered showers to start the week, partly cloudy skies will dominate next week’s forecast. Temperatures will return to the 80s with mild lows in the 60s.