Sunday showers start an active week ahead

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 We're monitoring a weakening complex of heavy rain and embedded thunder this morning, that will mostly impact the southwestern corner of the viewing area before raining itself out.  However scattered showers on the periphery of this feature will dot the I-70/74 corridors including the Indy metro area.

Today: Clouds will have more bark than bite at midday before daytime heating sets off more widely scattered showers.  Though thunder is possible this afternoon, we don't anticipate any severe weather.  Highs will struggle to hit 80 degrees due to limited sunshine.  No need to cancel a trip to the last day of the Indiana State Fair or the Indianapolis Indians game today, but definitely take rain gear to both events.

Not every backyard gets wet this afternoon but it's certainly a good idea to have a Plan B in the event yours does.

If you have outdoor plans on Sunday, remember to check Live Doppler 13 Radar first.  You can do this at WTHR.com or on the SkyTrak 13 weather app from you phone.

Monday: expect a cloudy start tomorrow but not much action on radar for the early day commute.  By late afternoon we anticipate more scattered showers and storms to dot the landscape.  Nothing severe tomorrow, but locally heavy downpours remain in play.

Medium to long rang guidance suggests an active set up in the week ahead.  There is potential for multiple storm complexes to pass through central Indiana on the edge of an expanding hot dome.  Timing is highly uncertain at the moment so check back for updates.

You'll begin to notice the heat by as early as Tuesday with highs in the mid-80s before a late week surge to near 90 degrees for several days.

There is also a chance of Indianapolis finally hitting 90 degrees for the first time this season.  It's been 341 days and counting since the city officially hit that mark… the 6th longest streak on record.

There have been only two other summers where the city has waited this long for a 90 degree day.  In 2004 there were no 90s.