Warm Easter Sunday with thunderstorm chances by evening

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A mild and breezy day for Easter.  We will start the morning in the lower 40°s.  With ample sunshine, temperatures should quickly rise, eventually topping out in the upper 60°s to lower 70°s.  Winds will be out of the south at 10-18mph with a few gusts to 25mph.

Forecast high temperatures Sunday.

Forecast high temperatures Sunday.

Clouds will start increasing from the south during the early afternoon.  A few isolated showers and/or a thunderstorm will be possible mainly south of Indianapolis.

By early evening, a line of thunderstorms is expected to develop along the Illinois/Indiana state line.  The initial line will move east and could arrive in the Indianapolis metro after 7pm.  Wind gusts 40-50mph could accompany thunderstorms embedded within the line.

0z 4km-12km RPM DMA

A second wave of rain will follow, arriving in the Indianapolis metro between 10pm and midnight.

0z 4km-12km RPM DMA2

The Storm Prediction Center has indicated there is a “Slight Risk” for severe thunderstorms from south-central Indiana south to Kentucky.  The main threat will be damaging winds with isolated thunderstorms.

WTTV SPC Day2

Temperatures fall back for the start of the work-week, but not to worry as they fall back to near normal levels.

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