After a frigid morning, temperatures will rise into the teens to low 20s today before dropping back into the single digits tonight.
Low single-digit temperatures then return Friday night.
WIND CHILL ADVISORY
A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect for points near and north of I-74 until 11 AM.
Temperatures have already dropped below freezing in spots with temperatures still dropping.
Sub-zero wind chills to end by 1 PM.
Limit your time outdoors if possible as frostbite can occur in as little as 30 minutes.
Wind chills have dropped below -10° across much of central Indiana.
Be sure to bundle up if you’re heading outdoors this morning!
COLD WEATHER PRECAUTIONS
Sustained winds up to about 10 mph, with occasional higher readings, along with very cold air are causing frostbite and hypothermia concerns tonight and Wednesday morning.
Wind chill readings of 20 below zero can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes.
Protect yourself and your pets by minimizing time spent outdoors to the greatest extent possible.
If you and/or your pet need to go outside try to shelter from the wind, seek a heat source, protect exposed flesh, dress in layers and drink warm beverages.
Air temperatures will dip from 5° below zero to 8° above zero; wind chills as cold as 5 below zero south to near 20° below north are expected…coldest near sunrise.
INDIANAPOLIS 7-DAY EXTENDED FORECAST
Today: Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -9. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values are as low as zero. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 3-DAY OUTLOOK
SOURCE: NWS Indianapolis.