You may need it this morning as we fight frost and fog. A Freezing Fog Advisory is in place until 9am. A clear sky and light wind caused fog to form, and with surface temps around and below 32.
Marc Black on Facebook early asked “what exactly is Freezing Fog?”
Fog is a thick cloud of water droplets that are suspended in our atmosphere…at or near the surface of the earth. It doesn’t produce precipitation but it can still moisten objects. With temps around an below freezing the droplets are supercooled. When the droplets contact an object it will turn to a little ice on the surface. Thanks for your letter…now on with the count down!
Once we burn off the fog, nice weather’s waiting. That light wind becomes our friend, and the sun stays through the afternoon and returns Friday and Saturday. The first above normal temperatures in over two weeks are coming tomorrow.
Not only will it be mild–it will be dry this weekend. MOST of the weekend. A powerful cold front arrives from the Plains Sunday evening. Severe weather’s possible to our west, but mainly a rain thing by the time it gets here. Monday and Tuesday temps will take a turn for the worst behind the front.
I *am* forecasting snow this Weekend! “Christmas In Pendleton” is an annual Madison County tradition, and I’m the Official Weatherman of their Christmas Parade at 1pm. White stuff always magically appears afterward (along with a guy in a red suit) and I will measure the first synthetic snowfall of the season.
COAST TO COAST:
A storm system moving northward off the East Coast will bring a wintry mix of precipitation to areas across the northern Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, as well as wind gusts as high as 60 mph along the coast. Snowfall across interior sections of New England could approach 6-10 inches. Minor to moderate coastal flooding is also possible in New Jersey and New York.
The peak wind gust last night at JFK Airport was 44 mph, and it was 43 mph at LaGuardia.
The average high today is 56 and the average low is 38. Records are 76 and 13. (Both from the 1990s.) The sunrise time is 7:22 and the sun sets at 5:35.
PAUL’S PREVIOUS PREDICTION:
Yesterday’s high was 50. The forecast was 50.
Low through Sunday.
DETAILED INDIANAPOLIS FORECAST:
Today: Freezing Fog Advisory until 9am. Then, mostly sunny with just a light wind. High 53.
Tonight: Clear. Low 37.
Friday: Mostly sunny and warmer. High 61.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 47.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High 67.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Low 50.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and breezy. High 67.
Sunday Night: Chance of showers. Low 52.
Monday: Rainy. High 56.
Monday Night: Chance of showers, maybe mixing with a little snow. Low 32.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy and colder. High 43.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Low 30.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High 47.