Windy with strong storms possible Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — We had a beautiful day Wednesday with highs climbing into the upper 60s and lower 70s. It was the warmest central Indiana has been since mid-October. 

Tonight, skies will become mostly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms during the overnight and early morning hours.  

We’ll see a pretty active day Thursday with severe storms possible and very gusty winds. A wind advisory is in effect from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday. Winds may gust between 40 and 50 mph. 

We’re under a “slight risk” for strong to severe storms to develop. A line of showers and thunderstorms will work through Indiana between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The main threat from these storms will be damaging winds, but an isolated tornado is also possible. 

Highs Thursday will climb into the upper 60s and lower 70s again.  

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The warmer air isn’t going to last long. Highs will fall back into the 40s for the weekend. It will be dry Saturday and Sunday with some sunshine. 

Temperatures will climb back into the upper 40s and close to 50 for the first day of spring on Wednesday.