Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for several Indiana counties

Chance of rain and thunderstorms through Thursday

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Good Wednesday afternoon! It’s been another hot and humid day with highs in the upper 80s and heat indices in the 90s. A warm front will lift north across our area through Thursday and bring some showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight expect a chance of a shower or t-storm so have an umbrella if you’re planning any outdoor activities just in case. Lows tonight will be in the low 70s with a few t-storms around overnight. Threats will be lightning and heavy rainfall.

Thursday morning and afternoon look to bring thunderstorms. It won’t be a washout but some of the strongest may produce gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall of a quick 0.50 to 1 inch of rainfall. Highs Thursday will be in the upper 80s with heat indices back in the low 90s. It will also be a bit breezy.

We need the rain! After a wet year August has been dry. Take a look at the deficit in Indianapolis.

Friday looks dry and breezy with highs in the low 80s. It will be less humid as dry air moves in behind a cold front. –Danielle Dozier

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