INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A scattered mix of rain and snow with falling temperatures will affect central Indiana for much of the day Saturday. Sunshine and warmer temperatures will return for Sunday.
An upper-level system will swing through the state Saturday, bringing a quick shot of colder temperatures along with scattered snow showers across the area. The precipitation chance will wind down by later Saturday afternoon, and any accumulation will be quite light – less than 1″ across most areas.
Temperatures will fall through the day. With a breezy WNW wind, wind chills will likely hold in the mid 20s for much of the day.
Conditions will be mostly cloudy to partly cloudy overnight. Temperatures will run a bit colder, falling into the mid 20s overnight.
Sunday will be a much better day from start to finish, as dry air settles in across the area. Expect a mix of sun and clouds and much milder temperatures, with highs topping out in the middle 40s.
Quiet weather will continue as we open up the work and school week on Monday. The next weather maker will come in Tuesday, bringing a chance for rain and snow across the area. A much warmer pattern is shaking out for the end of the week and beyond, as highs will return to the 50s starting Thursday. A potential setup for heavy rainfall could be in the mix Thursday night through Saturday with the milder temperatures.
The pattern will remain very warm, with models indicating well above average temperatures through the middle of the month.