Hottest of the season doesn’t last long, cool down coming

Weather

Cold front passes early Wednesday

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

SUMMER SIZZLE

It was the warmest afternoon of this July Tuesday with a high temperature of 88° for the city officially.  At 6 PM 92° Columbus, 91° Bedford and Seymour - warmest in over 4 weeks.

6 PM Temperatures
6 PM Temperatures
6 PM Tuesday
6 PM Tuesday

NO OFFICIAL 90°

Today marks the 314th day since last official 90° in the city - ranks as 26th longest stretch on record.  The last 90° came September 11th, 2013 with a high of 95°.

314 days and counting since last official 90° day
314 days and counting since last official 90° day

Many location have topped 90 degrees already this year and did it again Tuesday.  Here are some of the hottest temperatures Tuesday.

93° Columbus, 92° Seymour, 91° Bedford, Anderson, Geist, 90° Spencer, Beech Grove

 

COLD FRONT COMING

This heat is short lived - a cold front is due here Wednesday ending the brief blast of heat and delivering anohter batch of mild air for late July.  Afternoon temperatures will lower to the upper 70s and lower 80s Wedneday with humidity falling throughout the day.

Storms chances will rise with possible storms moving into northwest counties after 12 AM. Some strong storms are possible and may hold together to reach city pre dawn. I'm posting below the NWS HRRR forecast radar at 1 AM Wednesday morning.

Storm chacnes rise later tonight
Storm chacnes rise later tonight


A cold front passes tomorrow with next flare up of storms possible. Winds shift in wake of front with new surge of cool and less humid air to end the work week.

Cold front passes early Wednesday
Cold front passes early Wednesday

 

A new surge of cool still on track to close out this July with deep trough or dip in jet stream early next week.

2nd and even cooler push of air to close out the month of july
2nd and even cooler push of air to close out the month of july

Most Popular

Latest News

More News