Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Indianapolis International Airport (KIND)

Lat: 39.73°NLon: 86.28°WElev: 790ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 10 Aug 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Indianapolis IN

Severe T-storm Watch until August 11, 12:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 11, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 71. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 71. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Indianapolis IN
 39.77°N 86.16°W (Elev. 728 ft)
3:45 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
4pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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