Strong Storms Possible This Evening - Live Doppler 13 Weather Blog

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The southern half of Indiana has been placed under a level 1 of 5 from the Storm Prediction Center for the potential of a few isolated strong to severe storms later today.

This includes Terre Haute through Martinsville, Columbus, Seymour and Bloomington and all points south.

The timeline for severe activity is 4-9 p.m. with damaging wind gusts as the primary threat, with the potential of isolated tornadoes not ruled out.

With 1-2" of rain possible with this system, a saturated ground plus strong wind gusts could lead to downed trees and isolated power outages.

Widespread rain moves in after 1 p.m., growing heavy at times as a warm front lifts through Central Indiana.

Temperatures remain steady in the 40s and eventually peak in the mid 50s this evening as we sit in the "warm sector" of this weather system in between a warm and a cold front.

The warmest part of the day will be between 6-9 PM when the strongest storms are possible. The surface wind will really pick up at this time too, gusting to 40-50 mph at times through the evening.

We're watching the developing line of storms along a cold front this evening which will be the most-likely cause of damaging wind gusts, isolated tornado threat.

The severe potential moves into the eastern side of the state through 9 PM. The severe threat comes to an end just after 9 PM as colder, drier and more stable air enters behind the cold front.

The severe threat comes to an end just after 9 PM as colder, drier and more stable air enters behind the cold front.

Skies remain cloudy overnight as temperatures fall back in the mid 30s. Breezy conditions persist with winds shifting from the west.

Clouds linger during the first part of the day on Sunday then clear in the afternoon. Temperatures recover to the upper 40s but winds stay strong from the west gusting to 30-40 mph at times.

We start the week on a dry, seasonal note with highs in the mid to upper 40s under mainly clear skies Monday and Tuesday.

Another surge in warmth arrives Wednesday and Thursday with highs near 60 Wednesday and near 70 Thursday with rain showers and storms to accompany.