Near daily chance for rain this week

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The first twelve days of June ranked the 4th driest since 1871, but rain is falling and daily chances for rain will continue for much of this week.

A cold front has passed through central Indiana Sunday evening.  Behind the front, drier air is filtering in to the state.  By "drier", I mean dew points are dropping in to the 50°s.

An air mass with dew points in the 50°s will still support shower and thunderstorm development Monday afternoon.

The atmosphere will be set up in a way that once the air temperature reaches 74° scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible.  Temperatures are forecast to reach the upper 70°s Monday afternoon.

Forecast high temperature Monday.

At this time, the best chance for any rain/thunderstorm development should be over the northern half of the state.  However, rain is possible throughout central Indiana during the afternoon.

Computer model projection of radar/satellite imagery at 4pm Monday.

While overall rainfall amounts will be light, a heavy downpour will be possible.

We'll carry another chance for a few showers/thunderstorms Tuesday PM as another cold front is dragged through the state.


We're just a few dozen hours away from the start of summer.  The Summer Solstice begins at 12:24am Wednesday.

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