Pattern changes with cooler, drier air moving into central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --Good Wednesday afternoon! We're once again tracking some rain today as a cold front moves in. Showers and a few thunderstorms will continue to develop through this afternoon and evening ahead and along the front. The strongest cells will have heavy downpours and potentially strong wind gusts.

Indy has racked up 7.32 inches of rainfall for the month, making it the 4th-wettest August on record.

Month to Date Rainfall

This summer is also ranked 7th-wettest summer on record in Indianapolis.

Summer Rainfall

69 days, or 75 percent of days have been above average this summer. There have been 27 90-degree days with 93 degrees being the hottest all summer on Aug. 11.

Summer Climate

Once the cold front moves through, drier air will filter in. We're looking for lows in the low 60s Thursday morning with highs in the upper 70s Thursday afternoon. We'll pick up some cumulus clouds and a breeze during the day. Thursday also marks the start to September and meteorological fall!

Meteogram Temperature

Cooler mornings are ahead as lows fall to the 50s Friday and Saturday morning. Labor Day weekend looks nice with highs in the 80s. However, it gets hotter next week as 90s return. --Danielle Dozier

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