Scattered showers spread across the region today but will be most concentrated in the northern half to third of the state. Action remains light, triggering a few hundredths to a tenth or two, with 60% coverage. The best chances for the upper end of the range will be along and north of US 24. Tomorrow we have additional rains, but the focal point of the heaviest action will be in Central and Southern Indiana. Rain totals can be from a few hundredths to .5”. Finally, for tomorrow overnight and Saturday, we see stronger rains statewide, with another .25”-.75” over 90% of the state. Combined, we are bumping three day rain potential at half to 2” over nearly all of the state. Pretty much most action will be done by Sunday morning, but cold air is racing in overnight Friday night. We now believe that we will precipitation end as sloppy wet snow flakes in Northern Indiana after midnight Sunday morning. We should not see any snow threat farther south. Our updated map above shows cumulative rains for the 3 day period today through Saturday.
A dry and sunny pattern returns for the start of next week and runs from Monday the 1st through Wednesday the 3rd. We are pushing our next system back just a bit this morning, giving a partly sunny day next Thursday, and then bringing rain in for the overnight Thursday night through Friday. Rain totals are the same as yesterday’s forecast…we are just pushing them back 12-18 hours or so.
After a dry start to next weekend on the 6th, we have rain back form Sunday the 7th and Monday the 8th. Combined totals can be from .35”-1” over 100% of the state, although rains for Monday the 8th will be mostly from I-70 north. Drier weather completes the extended period for the 9th and 10th.