It is a beautiful day across Indiana with lots of sunshine and pleasant temperatures. Highs will head into the middle 80s along with comfortable humidity.
We are getting off to a great start on this Thursday morning. Skies are mostly clear and temperatures in the 60s. It should be a beautiful day with highs in the mid 80s and lower humidity.
A weak cool front will move into the region late Friday and Friday night. This will bring the threat for a few spotty storms. Most of Friday and the weekend should be dry. Highs will continue in the 80s. It will become more humid on Sunday with isolated afternoon storms possible.
The 8 day forecast shows another unsettled pattern returning for the first half of next week.
The past couple days have been hot and humid making it hard to do any work outside, but fortunately we have a change in the forecast. This afternoon and evening a cold front will be pushing through the area, which has caused some storms to already develop across Indiana. These storms will keep developing into this evening and then move out of the area as the night continues. Behind this cold front we will have less humid air for tonight making it feel very nice with lows in the mid 60s.
For Thursday we are expecting mostly clear skies with highs in the upper 80s, but it won’t feel as oppressive as its been since we will have drier air in the area. If you have any outside work to do or activities you’ll want to get out Thursday and even Friday is looking decent as well.
Weekend will start out with an isolated chance of showers before clearing up for a day and then more storms return by the start of the next work week.
A few storms are developing in the northeast part of the state right now, but still clear for central and southern Indiana. Temperatures are in the upper 80s to the 90s with heat indices in to upper 90s and even lower triple digits. As the cold front moves closer throughout late this afternoon into evening we should see some storms develop in our area with it.
A cold front will bring scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. A few may contain gusty winds and heavy rain. Highs will be in the upper 80s.
A cold front will trigger scattered storms today. There is a marginal risk for severe weather. The main threat will be gusty winds and heavy downpours. Highs will be in the upper 80s.
Cooler and less humid air will move in behind the front on Thursday and Friday. Highs will be in the middle 80s along with lots of sunshine. The weekend should be mainly dry for now. There could be a few spotty thundershowers. Highs will continue in the middle 80s.
A better chance for scattered storms will return for the beginning of next week.
It will be another hot and humid day for central Indiana. Temperatures will climb into the upper 80s to near 90 Wednesday. It will feel like upper 90s to near 100 degrees. Scattered storms will develop along and ahead of a cold front. We’ll see a few storms early in our north and western zones then scattered storms will possible through the evening. A few storms could become strong with gusty winds and heavy rain. There’s a marginal risk of severe weather for much of the state.
A pop-up shower or thunderstorm is possible this evening. Overnight, lows will sit in the low 70s across central Indiana.
We’ll see a line of showers for tomorrow and possibly thunderstorms, but the chance won’t last long. The likelihood for severe weather is at a marginal risk. We’ll likely see the greatest impact of for showers and storms in the first half of the day. By the afternoon, our highs will reach the upper 80s and low 90s in a few areas. The possibility for showers and storms decreases during the evening as skies begin to clear.
A cold front moves out of the area Wednesday evening leaving cooler and drier conditions for the end of the week. Thursday’s highs will reach the mid 80s with mostly sunny skies.
It’ll be a beautiful way to end the week with temperatures in the mid 80s and sunny skies.
The weekend/8 day:
The rain and storm chances return for Saturday and Sunday; but, don’t cancel any plans at this point. We’ll continue to track the chances as we get closer to the weekend. Temperatures stay near average through the weekend, dropping below average for the start of the week.
Right now, we’ve got a mix of clouds and sunshine in central Indiana. Temperatures are sitting in the upper 80s and low 90s across the area. We’ve reached 91 in Indianapolis, that ties today with July 18th as the hottest days of 2015.
Radar is clear at this hour, but a stray shower or thunderstorm is possible as we finish out the afternoon and head into the evening hours. But, don’t expect any severe weather in the area today.
It is going to be a hot and humid afternoon with highs near 90 degrees. The heat index may approach 100 in some areas. A few spotty thundershowers are also possible.