Rain expected today. Most falls south of I-70

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Here comes the rain.  A mid-level low will pass through the southern half of the state through the day today bringing a wet soggy day to those living south of I-70 and scattered showers to those living to the north.  Rain totals for places in southern Indiana could top two inches of rain through Monday evening as this mid-level low passes by.

Today:

severe

You won’t see any sun today here in Central Indiana.  The heavy cloud cover and chance for rain should keep us in the upper 70s for highs.  Similar to yesterday, forecasting highs in this type of an environment is extremely hard to do and I have low confidence that the actual high will be within a plus/minus range of 2.  Overall, expect both today and tomorrow’s high temps to be in the upper 70s.

Rain will be around on radar all day long today but mainly south of I-70.  Most of the rain that will fall will come in the way of rain showers with a few isolated thunderstorms imbedded in the rain mass.  No severe weather is expected but as always lightning is dangerous and poses it own threat.

Flooding:

Rainfall Specific cities

The good news for Central Indiana is that all of the heavier rain is expected to fall well south of Indianapolis.  This means this area will have only a minimal chance for flooding.  Other places down south will have a much higher chance to see at least some flooding.  Obviously, low lying areas and river planes are the places with a high chance for seeing flooding issues.  Conditions can change rapidly over a small period of time so we ask that you use caution if you have plans to be near any of those types of places in Southern Indiana.

Extended outlook:

Summer will return for some across the area over the next seven days.  A weak boundary will persist throughout the week across the state with places south of the boundary potentially seeing 90s and places north seeing highs in the mid to upper 80s.  The boundary will also keep our weather unsettled with isolated to scattered showers possible both day and night throughout the work week.  Storms caused by daytime heating will see increased coverage as well.