Weather

Tornado Watch, Severe Thunderstorm Watches, Flash Flood Watches, Flood Warning

July 27th, 2014 at 1:48 pm by under Weather
Our entire viewing area is in a slight risk for severe thunderstorms today. Hazards include damaging winds, heavy rain, flooding in some areas, lightning, 
large hail, and isolated tornadoes. Brickyard 400 may be interrupted here and there as thunderstorms pop up throughout the day. VIPIR radar is showing
our viewing area to be mostly clear at the moment except a few light showers north of Muncie Indiana. High temps are in the mid 80s. We'll keep you updated here 
at WISH.

TORNADO WATCH 447 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
INDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

DEARBORN             FAYETTE             FRANKLIN
OHIO                 RIPLEY              SWITZERLAND
UNION                WAYNE

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 446 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
NDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAMS                ALLEN               BLACKFORD
CASS                 DE KALB             ELKHART
FULTON               GRANT               HUNTINGTON
JAY                  KOSCIUSKO           LAGRANGE
LA PORTE             MARSHALL            MIAMI
NOBLE                PULASKI             ST. JOSEPH
STARKE               STEUBEN             WABASH
WELLS                WHITE               WHITLEY

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF INDIANA AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN INDIANA...DEARBORN...FAYETTE IN...
  FRANKLIN IN.

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BARTHOLOMEW...
NORTHEASTERN JACKSON AND JENNINGS COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT...
AT 1215 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS
FALLEN THIS MORNING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO
ANY RAINFALL THAT WAS RECEIVED WITH STORMS LAST NIGHT.
RAINFALL HAS CURRENTLY ENDED ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.
RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...SEYMOUR...
BROWNSTOWN...NORTH VERNON AND VERNON.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

There is a tornado watch in effect for central Kentucky, east Tennessee, and southwest Virginia until 8 pm. These areas are in a slight risk for severe weather today 
also- just to give a perspective.

Heavy Rain in Southern Indiana

July 27th, 2014 at 11:15 am by under Weather

If you live or have travel plans in southern Indiana, watch for flooding.  Here is an image of rainfall estimates in Jackson and Jennings Counties.

Rainfall Est. South

Flood Advisories and Warnings are in effect until mid-afternoon.

Warning


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

COLTS Training Camp Fcst TODAY


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.

ADI SPC Day 1

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.

IMS   Micro 1   Micro 2   Micro 3

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

8_Day


Scattered Storms Set to Enter Indiana

July 27th, 2014 at 4:10 am by under Weather

No watches or warnings with these right now, and these are moving in from Champaign, Illinois.  There is another cluster of storms approaching Bedford.  There are no warnings at this time with those storms as well.  We will track these and see if any storms could impact the Brickyard on Daybreak at 6am.

Storm Tracker


Overnight Forecast

July 26th, 2014 at 10:48 pm by under Weather

The severe t-storm watch has been dropped for central Indiana.  Steady rain continues to fall in eastern and southern parts of the state.  The severe weather risk is over for tonight.  Additional storms may pop up overnight and that could bring us more rain and lightning.  A flash flood watch continues until 8am for a few southern counties.

WISH Weather Earth Design ADI Watches FLASH FLOOD WATCH ONLY  ADI Current Temps

The Brickyard 400  will be partly cloudy and breezy.  In the late afternoon we could have pop up showers and storms.  Some storms could turn severe in eastern Indiana.  Damaging wind and hail, along with lightning and heavy rain are the threats.

IMS Forecast  ADI SPC Day 2


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.

COLTS Training Camp Fcst PM for next day


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.

IMS_Day_Half_9_12_5  ADI Fcst Highs Tomorrow  ADI SPC Day 2  Meteo_Svr_Threats

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

ADI RPM 4km  ADI RPM 4km1

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.

8Day_Forecast_PM

 

 


Storm Update

July 26th, 2014 at 8:30 pm by under Weather

Thunderstorms continue to move quickly to the east between 45 and 55mph.  They carry tons of lightning, heavy rain, gusty wind and small hail.  We don’t have any storm warnings at this time.  A t-storm watch continues for most of central Indiana until 2am.

 

WISH Weather Earth Design3

The lightning is till surrounding Indianapolis.  The steady rain continues for at least the next couple of hours downtown and in Speedway.

 

WISH Weather Earth Design

A line of storms is bowing in southwestern Indiana, which means we could have a few strong wind gusts.  We see tons of lightning and heavy rain with these storms on radar.

WISH Weather Earth Design2