First Arctic blast of the season on the way; Snow is lacking for now

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GRAY OPEN TO DECEMBER

Cold and gray for the opening days of December and not much of a temperarue movement. Gone are the days of sunshine and 60s like we had in November!

The pattern change is right on schedule and as foretasted, with colder air en route soon. We will tangle with arctic air for the first time this season later this week. The cold front is on the move and temperature are falling fast over the upper Midwest Tuesday evening.

 

COLDEST FOR DECEMBER IN TWO YEARS

The coldest December temperatures in two years will arrive early Friday morning as we slip into the teens by daybreak. Last December was the 3rd warmest ever with the coolest low of only 21°.

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NO SNOW- YET

No snow has been measured through December 6th in Indianapolis, that's the least amount to date since 2009 (7 years). Only a Trace of snow officially.

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Snow showers will accompany the passing Front late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. Any accumulation looks to be light and rather isolated as snow shower randomly move about the area through dawn.

SNOW CHANCE FOR WEEKEND?

A Sunday system has some possibility of a sticking snow but it is unclear at this distance where. Early thinking is a surge of snow arrives early Sunday with possible accumulation before switching to rain. We will monitor trends.

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MORE COLD COMING

Looking longer range, a new surge of even colder air is projected by the middle of next week. Stay tuned, looks more like winter.

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