Indiana’s Weather For Wednesday

August 8, 2012

Here’s the headline: THE END IS NEAR! Today will be the 49th (!) time this year we’ve hit 90+. It will be the last time for at least a week!

The Indians have an afternoon game today, and from the first to last inning we could add a few clouds. There is rain to the West. Could be two inches today from Minneapolis down to St. Louis. That’s on the way here. If I could get you another inch of rain this week just before the best weather weekend of the Summer… I might be able to get a gold medal, right?
Ernesto is now a tropical storm with winds around 70 mph as it moves across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Additional weakening is expected today. Ernesto struck as a hurricane around midnight Winds were 85 mph when it swept over the town of Mahuahal, and then moved into a thinly populated coastal region. The storm could regain hurricane strength after its center emerges over the Bay of Campeche.

The Storm Prediction Center says there’s a slight risk for severe weather Thursday. I think the most likely time for that around here is in the afternoon and evening.

The average high today is 84 and the average low is 65. Records are 98 and 48. Sunrise time is 6:51 and the sun sets at 8:50.

Yesterday’s actual high was 95. The forecast was 92.

8 (Very high.)

The count is “medium-high” today, and drops to “medium” Thursday with the expected rain. It returns to “medium-high” Friday and Saturday.

Today: Mostly to partly sunny. High 94.

Tonight: Slight shower chance in the evening. Better chance overnight. Low 68.

Thursday: Chance of showers and storms in the morning. Periods of showers and storms, with a few possibly severe in the afternoon. High 87.

Thursday Night: Periods of showers and storms. Low 66.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with periods of showers and storms. High 78.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 59.

Saturday: Beautiful! High 79.

Saturday Night: Clear. Low 59.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. High 81.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Low 62.

Monday: Partly sunny. High 85.

Monday Night: Mostly clear. Low 65.

Tuesday: Partly sunny. High 87.

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