October 18, 12 PM Weather Forecast Update

Big warm-up by late this upcoming with with some severe weather risk.

Posted: Oct 18, 2020 11:28 AM
Updated: Oct 18, 2020 11:58 AM

It was very mild overnight with a low of only 56 officially at Greater Lafayette.  Lows ran 52-58 across the viewing area.

After virga to a few isolated showers this morning, we are seeing a period of sun.  However, increasing clouds will follow with a period of a few scattered showers overcoming the dry air this afternoon.

We are 58-65 now with southwest wind, but wind should go northwest later this afternoon with 60s falling into the 50s.

Rainfall coverage should run 30%.

Then, showers should increase tonight to 60% coverage.

Lows should drop into the 40s with brisk northwest wind becoming north to northeast, do it will be a cold rain.

Showers exit early Monday morning, followed by dry weather with strong northeast winds.  A few isolated to spotty showers are possible late in the day.

It will be a cool day of 50s.

Total rainfall should run 0.13-0.40" (highest amounts south). 

A few isolated showers are possible Tuesday with winds turning to the southeast with 60s, followed by temperatures as high as the 70s Wednesday with strong south to southwest winds.

Highs of 77-81 are possible Thursday with south-southwest winds gusting to 40 mph with sunshine.

A line of storms is possible Thursday evening-night.  Some severe weather is possible.

Highest risk (SLIGHT RISK parameters) set up Iowa to Missouri, Illinois to Arkansas & northeastern Oklahoma.

Some SLIGHT RISK parameters sneak into our western counties, but the rest of the area shows MARGINAL RISK parameters.

SPC forecasts will be coming out regarding this tomorrow.

Friday looks windy & cooler with highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s, following storms.

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Cool, wet evening....rain ending, but fog redeveloping.....
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