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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 28, 2016)--Good Sunday evening! It was a windy day across central Indiana with peak gusts as high as 52 mph! Sustained winds reached as high as 40 mph in Indianapolis earlier today. Here's a look at other peak gusts from around the area.

LSR 6 LinesThe high temperature in Indy was 67 degrees and just one degree shy of tying the record of 68 degrees from 1895. Here's a look at some of the high temperatures from today. The numbers ran more than 20 degrees above average and typical of mid-April.

Highs Today

A cold front will move through tonight and bring a chance of showers and possible thunder with the best chance between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. in Indy.

RPM 4 km Precip Type

RPM 4 km Precip Type

Showers will remain in the forecast through 1 a.m. Winds will stay strong tonight with gusts to 30 mph overnight. We'll have a mostly cloudy sky and then clearing with lows in the mid-30s. Monday (Leap Day) will bring a sunny sky and temperatures in the mid-50s. Wind gusts will be around 25 mph Monday afternoon.

Tuesday's weather will bring a mixed bag of precipitation. Model data shows a low pressure lifting up from the south during the afternoon and bringing the potential for heavy rain and possible t-storms. As the low moves out, colder air builds in with the potential of a rain/snow mix late Tuesday evening. We're watching this closely! Highs Tuesday are forecast in the mid-50s.

Weather Setup

Wednesday will be colder with highs in the upper 30s and dry. A chance of snow will once again arrive Thursday afternoon. --Danielle Dozier

PM 7-Day Forecast