x
Breaking News
More () »

Live Doppler 13 Weather Blog: Expect two rounds of strong storms this weekend

We have a warm May weekend ahead with a few rounds of storms possibly impacting the IndyCar race.

INDIANAPOLIS — We have a warm May weekend ahead with a few rounds of storms possible. 

Temperatures will warm into the mid 80s this afternoon as clouds develop along a frontal system. A few isolated storms are possible ahead of the main system during the first part of the day.

This boundary will prompt storms to develop in northwestern Indiana after 2 p.m. 

Credit: WTHR

The line will track southeast bringing a risk of more widespread storms into the Indianapolis metro area after 5 p.m.

Credit: WTHR

RELATED: IndyCar adjusts Grand Prix start time for weather

The line will then continue to track south into southern Indiana by 7 this evening. 

Credit: WTHR
Credit: WTHR

All of central Indiana is under a level 1 of  5 from the Storm Prediction Center for the risk of isolated severe storms.

Credit: WTHR

The primary threat today will be large hail as these will be slow-moving storms as well as damaging wind gusts. 

Credit: WTHR

The severe threat will come to an end from north to south by 10 p.m.

Credit: WTHR

Skies clear overnight as temperatures cool into the upper 50s. 

Quiet weather with lots of sunshine starts the day on Sunday. Temperatures rebound to the mid 80s in the afternoon as a secondary cold front arrives in the early evening. 

RELATED: Saturday Sunrise Live Doppler 13 forecast – May 14, 2022

That means it'll be a hot one downtown for the 500 Festival Kids' Day and Rookie Run.

Credit: WTHR

More storms develop, mainly after 5 p.m. Sunday, and some could be on the strong to severe side with damaging wind gusts as the primary threat. The Storm Prediction Center has most of central Indiana under a level 2 of 5 for scattered strong to severe storms.

Credit: WTHR
Credit: WTHR

The risk of severe weather continues through the evening as more storms develop along the passing frontal boundary.

RELATED: How to watch this weekend's 'Super Flower Blood Moon' total lunar eclipse

Credit: WTHR
Credit: WTHR

The line will exit the state and clear out by 4 a.m. Monday. 

More quiet weather returns to start next week with sunshine and more seasonal temperatures with highs in the mid 70s through mid-week.

Credit: WTHR