Showers and mild weather return Wednesday

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 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 15, 2015)--Good Tuesday evening! It's been a chilly and cloudy day across central Indiana. We were expecting the clouds to be stubborn and they sure have been! We had a little more clearing to our south in Monroe and Brown Counties.  Temperatures were 10 degrees above average today in Indianapolis.

Expect a decrease in cloud cover from mostly cloudy to partly cloudy tonight with lows in the low 40s and a light southeast wind. Wednesday morning will bring patchy fog with a warm front lifting north across the area. Winds will increase to 10-15 mph in the afternoon with highs climbing to the mid-50s. Showers will also move through during the afternoon.

RPM 4 km Precip Type

Showers will only amount to a couple hundredths inches of rain.  Some spots may see up to 0.10 inches of rainfall through Wednesday evening.

RPM 4km Precip Accum.

A cold front will then move through Wednesday evening bringing temperatures back down to the low 30s Thursday morning. Highs on Thursday will only be near 40 degrees despite some sunshine.

Another upper-level wave moves through Friday and with temperatures dipping into the low 30s for highs, we will have a slight chance of flurries. The colder, Canadian air will stick around through Saturday with highs in the low to mid-30s.

Weather Setup

A pattern change takes place next week as we begin winter officially. The winter solstice is Monday, Dec. 21 at 11:49 p.m. ET. Temperatures will be near 50 degrees with a chance of rain and windy conditions. --Danielle Dozier
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