Make your home page

Hot Wednesday with storm chances, cooler air settles in afterwards

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — We’re tracking a hot Wednesday with rain and storm chances. This will lead way to a cooldown going into the second half of the week.

Tuesday night: Enjoy a warm night if you have any outdoor plans for the remainder of Fourth of July. We can’t rule out a rogue shower/storm. Areas of patchy fog will develop overnight with lows in the upper 60s.

Wednesday: The hottest day of the week arrives for Wednesday with lots of sunshine through much of the day and high humidity values. Before we enter a hot afternoon, we’ll find ourselves dealing with some patchy fog to start the day. It will feel like the low to mid 90s at times. There could be a few pop-up showers and storms due to the daytime heating.

Then, a line of showers and storms will slide in Wednesday evening and night. There is the chance for isolated strong to severe storms Wednesday evening/night near and west of interstate 69 with damaging winds the main threat. Scattered showers may persist into the overnight hours.

Thursday: Scattered showers may linger into the first half of Thursday before we clear things out the remainder of the day. Even though we will be cooler with highs in the low 80s, the muggy meter will still be rather high for much of the day.

8-Day Forecast: Friday is shaping up to be a good weather day to close the workweek with highs near 80 and not as uncomfortable. Dry air sticks around through Saturday before rain and storm chances come back into play Sunday and carry into next Monday. The muggy meter will also quickly rise again by Sunday. Highs will hover in the low to mid 80s through the weekend and into the start of next week.