Foggy, rainy Monday


Widespread fog will be the primary concern this morning through central Indiana. Many stations are reporting visibility of less than a mile. Overnight and morning temperatures hover near freezing, so areas of black ice, especially on untreated roads, bridges and overpasses, will create many slick spots. It would be a good idea to allow extra travel time through the day.

Areas of light freezing rain/drizzle will be possible, especially in areas north of Indianapolis, to start the day. Rain will begin to fill in through the afternoon with widespread rain most likely across the southern half of the state.

Many locations get a new 1" to 2" of rain through the day and overnight keeping the flooding threat high. A Flood Watch remains in effect for areas along and south of I-70 through Tuesday morning.

Tuesday will be a transitional day as a warm front lifts in early taking temperatures into the mid-40s. Then a swift-moving cold front begins to drop temperatures into the 30s in the afternoon. That's when we're going from rain to snow as colder air returns and wind gusts possibly exceed 40 mph Tuesday night. Temperatures fall into the lower 20s with wind chills in the single digits by Wednesday morning.

After a quiet, brighter Wednesday with highs in the upper 30s, temperatures soar into the 50s Thursday into early Friday. It gets sloppy again Thursday night as long-range weather models disagree on when arctic air moves in to change rain to snow during the course of the day on Friday.

Light accumulations will be possible, so make sure to check back for Friday and Saturday plans. - Lindsey Monroe