Storms return and target southern Indiana, 2 cold fronts coming

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Level 2

7 PM Tuesday

Storms building in southwestern Indiana before 6 PM continue to spread east.  A thunderstorm forming southwest of Bedford around 5:45 PM was scanned to 51,000 ft and possible 1″ hail prompting  a severe t-storm warning for Lawrence and eventually Orange and Jackson Counties.
At 7 PM a line of heavy storms stretched from North Vernon to Evansville and will continue moving east-southeast through 12 AM.
Level 2

7 PM Tuesday

A rough day of weather Monday with severe storms for much of the Midwest.  Preliminary: 542 severe reports to SPC makes Monday 6-30 the most active day so far this year.Severe storms dropped 4″ hail (grapefruit size) in Iowa along with wind gusts over 80 mph in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. officially a severe storm produced a gust to 71 mph at the NWS Indianapolis.Sadly the late night storms toppled trees claimed lives in northern Indiana near Winona Lake (Kosciusko Co) and Indianola, (LaGrange Co)
LA Grange Co

Damage from LaGrange Co Indiana

SPC Severe Reposts Mon 6-30
Day 18 of elevated humidity and unsettled weather. Here comes relief – 2 fronts next 2 days. Humidity really crashes on northwest winds Wednesday afternoon. We import the air from Canada – drier and cooler. One cold front passes Tuesday evening easing the humidity with another to sweep the state around 4 PM Wednesday in the city.
Temps by Thursday morning area-wide lower into the 50s!

Forecast low temps Thursday morning


Breezy northwest winds usher in refreshing change



This July opened 14 degrees warmer that last year (86°) and a far cry from the 95° in 2012.  The latest 30 Day outlook calls for equal chances of above or below normal temperatures and equal chances for wetter or drier conditions here in Indiana per Climate Predicition Center’s 30 day outlook.

30 day July temps

30 day outlook


30 day July Precip

July precip Outlook

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