Turning windy Sunday with near-record warmth

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 27, 2016)--Good Saturday afternoon! It's been a sunny day with highs in the mid-50s across the area. Temperatures have been more typical of mid-March and running 10 degrees above average this afternoon.

Tonight look for lows in the low 40s with breezy southwest winds and a mostly clear sky. A low pressure will track through Wisconsin, Michigan and Canada through Sunday night and allow for winds to ramp up during the day Sunday. Expect sustained southwest winds 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

RPM 4km Wind Gusts

The low pressure will also push a cold front through the area Sunday evening, bringing a chance of showers and possible a t-storm to central Indiana by dinner time. No storms, if they develop, are expected to be severe. Ahead of the front, temperatures will rise into the mid-60s. This is 20 degrees above average and near the record high temperature of 68 degrees set back in 1895.

SKY - Forecast Tomorrow

Monday will bring a mostly sunny sky with highs in the low 50s. Tuesday marks the start of meteorological spring. It will be near 50 degrees in the afternoon with breezy northwest winds. As another low pressure moves across the area, look for a chance of rain changing to a possible rain/snow mix late Tuesday night.

A couple other disturbances will move through during the week bringing a chance of snow Wednesday evening and again on Thursday. --Danielle Dozier

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