Showers and thunderstorms will linger through tonight with an additional half-inch of rain possible, localized up to 1 inch.
In the wake of the rain, it will be much cooler on Saturday but dry through Tuesday.
A weak warming trend will return on Sunday.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM RISK
Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible again this afternoon and evening with the greatest likelihood east of a Vincennes to Muncie line.
The main threat will again be damaging winds.
Secondary threats will be large hail and isolated tornadoes.
Prolonged moderately heavy rainfall through this afternoon may lead to localized flooding.
Monitor news sources for updates and possible severe weather watches and warnings.
INDIANAPOLIS 7-DAY EXTENDED FORECAST
Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers after midnight. Low around 48. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday: Isolated showers before 9am. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 59. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. West wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 3-DAY OUTLOOK
SOURCE: NWS Indianapolis.
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