Brief break from humidity as warm streak reaches 13 days; Renewed heat as tropics get active

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The afternoon temperature in Indianapolis failed to reach 87-degrees for the first time in nearly two weeks!  While still quite warm Monday, the humidity as finally started to ease after two straight weeks of with a heat index well into the 90s.  A northeast wind is importing drier air late Monday and setting us up for the coolest and most comfortable night since June 25th.  Take advantage of it – it will not last!


Summer 2019 has turned warm since late June and July 2019 has opened as the warmest in seven years.  Since June 1st, 60% of the days have been above normal with now six 90-degree days in the books.

This summer is still running quite a bit cooler than last year to-date, 4° cooler than 2018 through the first week of July.


Rainfall will be in short supply with just slim chances Wednesday.  Longer range forecasts are hinting at a tropical system forming in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend.  This will have a big impact on our weather here slowing down the pattern, increasing the heat and ending rain chances.  A new extended spell of 90-degree temperatures, a new heat wave looks to get started again starting this weekend.



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