Active weather is expected over the next 48 hours, as windy conditions today give way to widespread significant rainfall tonight into Thursday.
Minor wintry precipitation accumulations are possible, especially across northwestern portions of central Indiana.
A Wind Advisory will be in effect for all of central Indiana today between 7AM and 7PM.
Sustained winds of 20-25 MPH are expected with frequent wind gusts of 40-45 MPH (isolated higher gusts possible).
Consistent rainfall will be moving into central Indiana from NW to SE Wednesday night, continuing through the entirety of Thursday.
Rainfall accumulations of 1.5-3in could lead to flooding along low-lying areas and waterways.
INDIANAPOLIS 7-DAY EXTENDED FORECAST
Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Tonight: Showers, mainly after 1am. Steady temperature around 56. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday: Showers. Temperature falling to around 43 by 5pm. South wind 10 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night: Rain showers and sleet before 9pm, then a chance of snow showers between 9pm and 1am. Low around 19. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 26.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Washington’s Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night: Showers. Low around 48. The chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday: Showers. High near 60. The chance of precipitation is 80%.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 3-DAY OUTLOOK
SOURCE: NWS Indianapolis.