After icy spots from some freezing drizzle/freezing rain & then some frost & the dense fog, temperatures have warmed to near 40 to mid 40s today.
However, fog is re-developing in the area now & temperatures are dropping back to the 30s with an east to northeast breeze.
Visiblity may continue to drop some this evening with some places seeing it less than 0.25 mile. Temperatures should level of in the 33-37 range.
The fog should be whisked away after midnight as winds increase & turn to the east-southeast. Temperatures should rise from 33-37 to 43-47.
Visibility has already dropped to 0.25 mile at Kokomo of around 0.50 mile at Frankfort as of 6 p.m.
Widespread rainfall should arrive after 2 a.m. It will be heavy at times through tomorrow morning with even a few embedded t'storms possible. Watch for ponding & rises in creeks & streams as 1-1.25" of rain may fall.
Winds will increase from the east-southeast, driving that rain with some gusts to 43 mph in places.
Rain will taper & scatter with some sun at times Saturday afternoon with 54-61 northwest to southeast over the area by evening. A band of some scattered showers & t'storms will pass in the 5:30-9 p.m. time frame. An isolated severe t'storm is possible, mainly over Warren, Fountain, Montgomery or Tippecanoe counties.
Winds should shift from the east-southeast to the south-southeast & eventually southwest. The strongest gusts look to be Saturday morning (to 43 mph) with gusts 30-40 mph in the afternoon to tomorrow night & Sunday morning.
Total rainfall of 1-2" is likely area-wide by Sunday, but much of the rainfall will add up on Saturday.
Projected wind gusts now & through the weekend:
After dry weather for a chunk of Saturday night-Sunday morning, a scattering of showers & even a few isolated t'showers are possible Sunday with gusty winds (though winds will gradually diminish mid to late Sunday afternoon) & falling temperatures from 48-56 to 37-45 by later in the day.
Snow showers are likely Sunday night-Monday with lows 30-33 Monday night & highs Monday afternoon at 32-36. Some minor, grassy accumulation cannot be ruled out.
Simulated Radar with winter mask:
Snow showers are possible Tuesday-Wednesday with some minor accumulation. Snow is also possible at the end of next week. Temperatures will drop to around 20 degrees below normal.