Fantastic Memorial Day weekend forecast

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Kelly Greene

Friday kicked off the Memorial Day Weekend on a great note with temperatures climbing into the low 70s. A gradual warming trend will continue through the weekend.

Temperatures will climb into the upper 70s this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Perfect parade weather!

It will be clear and calm tonight with overnight lows falling into the mid 50s.

The wind will begin to shift out of the southeast on Sunday, allowing more moist and warm air to arrive. Afternoon highs will climb into the low 80s, running several degrees above normal.

If you are heading to the Indy 500, it will be sunny and dry with highs in the low 80s. Make sure you grab the sunscreen!

There is a chance of thunderstorms on Memorial Day afternoon. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 80s.

The 80s stick around through the work week, with a chance of more storms on Tuesday and Wednesday.