Today will be the 9th 90+ day of the year in Indy. Imagine what we could do once Summer starts Thursday! (At 6:07am.) There is an Advisory for all of central Indiana.
331 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this evening. * TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures in the lower to middle 90s, with maximum afternoon heat index values around 105 degrees. * IMPACTS...The heat will lead to hazardous conditions particularly for the elderly, those with preexisting health conditions, and pets. Heat exhaustion or heat stroke is possible.May ran 9.9 degrees above average. This month is “only” 4.3 above average so far, but of course average is higher in June than in May. The latest drought monitor (updated Thursdays) still indicates a dry strip in the center of the state, despite the recent rain and storms. We should put another dent into the drought with more rain this week. These are projected totals over the next seven days. Another couple of inches is on the table from border to border. INDY SEVEN DAY FORECAST Today: Mostly sunny. Hot and humid. Heat index peaking around 100. A pop-up shower/storm possible in the afternoon. High 93. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 74. Tuesday: Partly sunny. Scattered showers and storms, especially in the afternoon. High 90. Tuesday Night: Periods of showers and storms. Low 72. Wednesday: Periods of showers and storms. High 85. Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and storms Low 67. Thursday: Partly sunny. Isolated shower or storm possible. High 82. Thursday Night: Scattered showers and storms. Low 66. Friday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and storms. High 82. Friday Night: Scattered showers and storms Low 68. Saturday: Partly sunny. Scattered showers and storms. High 84. Saturday Night: Isolated showers and storms Low 69. Sunday: Partly sunny. Isolated shower or storm possible. High 86.]]>