No frost or freeze, warm October to get even warmer

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The streak is alive. Despite the cloudy skies the temperature have remained at or above normal for 29 consecutive days!
Averaging the high a low for each day, the average temperature for the month of October has reached 67.5-degrees which ranks 5th warmest to date on record. (nearly 10° per day above!) Meteorological Fall 2017 has produced 29 days above normal, that's 69% of the days above.
No frost or freeze yet. Today, October 12th is the date of the average first frost in Indianapolis (36-degrees).
No let up to the warm pattern for now. Skies will brighten Friday and temperatures will surge back into he 70s and climb even higher Saturday. Before a cold front sweeps the state this weekend, southwest winds will carry 80-degree warmth into he state and possible near record levels.
The front passing Sunday bring showers and a chance of t-storms through starting early Sunday.  A shot of cooler - more seasonal air will follow as the new work week opens.
The shot of cool is brief - sunny and warmer temperatures will commence again next week. The probability of above normal temperature remains high week into the third week of October.