Winter arrives today! (At 4:48pm Eastern time.) Winter REALLY arrives tomorrow afternoon. Here are the expected times for the Winter Whiplash.
Boy this sucker is INTENSE. Look at the computer-modeled temps for central Indiana at 6pm! From around 40 in the east to around 5 at the Illinois border!
Wind (and therefore, wind chill) is still the biggest threat from this storm. Chills from 20 to 30 below are possible Thursday night through Saturday morning. Here are the expected snowfall totals by early Friday morning.
My Huge Radar has real-time weather tracking, current temperatures, and severe weather watches and warnings. Get detailed Indiana conditions by clicking here. Click here to see my central Indiana 7-Day Forecast. Follow these links to get my forecasts for Lafayette, Muncie, Hendricks County, and Hamilton County. Need a second opinion? Click here for central Indiana National Weather Service forecasts. (Some charts via WeatherBELL.)
INDY SEVEN DAY FORECAST
Tonight: Drizzle or a brief period of freezing drizzle possible around sunrise. Low 31.
Thursday: Periods of rain. Rain mixes with, and changes to snow after 6pm. High 40.
Thursday Night: Snow, heavy at times. Blowing snow. Wind gusting to 45 mph. Total snow of 2-5 inches. Dangerous chill! Low -5.
Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a few flurries possible. Blowing snow from wind gusting to 50mph. Dangerous chill! High 2.
Friday Night: Blowing snow. Wind gusting to 40mph. Dangerous chill! Low -1.
Saturday: Partly cloudy. Wind gusting to 40 mph may still cause some blowing snow. High 10.
Christmas Eve: Partly cloudy. Wind gusting to 25 mph. Low 1.
Christmas Day: Mostly sunny. Not as windy. High 14.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 5.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a few flurries or snow showers, mainly in the morning. High 22.
Monday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 9.
Tuesday: Partly sunny. High 27.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Low 18.
Wednesday: Partly sunny. High 36.