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Active and steamy pattern continues

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — We really cranked up the heat and humidity for our Tuesday as it was stuffy statewide with some locations feeling like the mid 100s at times. This stifling pattern will continue through midweek along with additional rain and storm chances.

Tuesday night: Scattered showers and storms will be possible late tonight. There is the threat for isolated strong to severe storms with this round of activity. Damaging winds will be the primary threat. Any thunderstorm will feature torrential rainfall and frequent lightning.

It will be a stuffy night statewide with lows only dipping into the mid 70s.

Wednesday: Activity will likely be ongoing through the morning commute. Rain and storms will then be on and off. By Wednesday night, areas north of interstate 70 could see extra development.

Isolated strong to severe storms will be possible during the afternoon and evening hours. The greater threat for severe weather sits north of interstate 70. Damaging winds and hail are the main threats.

Prepare for another steamy afternoon with highs in the low 90s. Heat index values are likely to reach the triple digits for some areas. Heat Advisories will once again be in place for a good chunk of the state through Wednesday afternoon.

Thursday: More scattered showers and storms may develop as we arrive into our Thursday afternoon. Isolated severe storms cannot be ruled out during the afternoon hours with damaging winds once again being the primary threat.

The sweltering heat and humidity will persist through our Thursday as well with highs climbing back into the low 90s.

8 Day Forecast: A cold front will move into the state for Friday, sparking off additional showers and storms. Isolated severe storms will once again be possible Friday afternoon. Once this front moves through, we will usher in refreshing air just in time for the upcoming weekend. We are looking at a fantastic weekend ahead with near average temperatures and comfortable air.

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