Rain returns on Monday and cool temperatures continue
It’s been another fall-like day here in central Indiana with plenty of sunshine and cool temperatures. With mostly clear conditions overnight and light winds, temperatures will fall quickly. This means a cool start to the Monday morning forecast with temperatures ranging from 44-49°F.
The ridge of high pressure that broke the clouds this weekend and reinforced the cool air is finally shifting off to our east on Monday. This will allow the wind to turn back from the south and move in a little bit of moisture. A weak cold front will also slide through the state on Monday and it will bring in more cloud cover as the day progresses along with some spotty showers. It looks like we will start the day mostly sunny and dry.
By noon, spotty showers will be possible in our very northwestern locations like Fowler, Lafayette and Monticello. Those spotty showers will continue to push east through the viewing area throughout the rest of the afternoon and evening hours. This isn’t a guarantee for rain as it’s a 40% chance and the amount of rain doesn’t look all that impressive either. Any spotty rain activity will be out of our area well before sunrise on Tuesday. Rainfall totals should come in below .10″ for the bulk of our area.
Behind this weak cold front, temperatures will take a minor setback for Tuesday. High pressure is fast on the heels of this latest front and it will clear the clouds from the Ohio Valley and keep the weather very calm and pleasant for several days. Mostly sunny conditions will be the rule through Friday with temperatures slowly climbing back to the mid 70s.