Rain, Wind, Warmer Temps Arriving - Live Doppler 13 Weather Blog

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No... it won't be the warmest day of the week but it will be quiet with sunshine.

Highs in the lower 50s with increasing clouds this evening as our next weather system approaches.

Our first of two warm fronts will lift through Wednesday morning -- bringing warmer temps but also a round of rain.

Scattered rain showers move in just before sunrise during the morning commute. This round of rain wraps up around lunchtime with more dry time in the afternoon.

A mainly cloudy sky is in store for Wednesday afternoon with very mild temperatures climbing into the low to mid 60s!

Our second warm front comes through early Thursday morning -- bringing in another round of rain early, a surge of warm air and the start of the very strong winds.

This will all be associated with a powerful storm system which is a rather rare set-up for this part of the country.

Wind gusts will already push 50 mph by 7 in the morning on Thursday... increasing to 50-60 mph gusts through the afternoon and into the early evening.

As this front sweeps through in the evening, a few strong storms will be possible with damaging wind gusts as the primary threat, especially on the eastern side of the state.

The severe threat is highest through the afternoon approximately 1 - 6 PM. Rain exits in the evening, temperatures begin to fall and winds will relax slightly with gusts dropping to 30-40 mph.

Behind the impactful weather system on Thursday, there will be a sharp drop in temps. Staying breezy with 30 mph wind gusts, especially through the morning during the downtown Indianapolis St. Patrick's Day parade.

Highs will only be near 40 on Saturday with a few flurries possible. Sunshine and lower 50s return for St. Patrick's Day Sunday.