INDIANAPOLIS - Happy Monday! Expect slightly warmer temperatures and scattered showers today. Isolated showers will first move into the western portion of the state this afternoon.
Rain chances will increase throughout the day with rain becoming widespread overnight into Tuesday. Temperatures will warm to the low 50s Tuesday afternoon. Enjoy the brief warming trend because big changes are on the way.
A cold front will move over the state Tuesday into Wednesday, changing rain into snow by Wednesday afternoon. Forecasting models suggest the colder air will not arrive into central Indiana until late Wednesday afternoon. This means rain will be the primary threat on Wednesday with only light p.m. snow. Light accumulations are possible throughout the state.
Expect gusty winds Wednesday night and a few flurries on Christmas day. Temperatures will warm to low 40s on Christmas day.
Today: Scattered rain showers after 3 p.m. Cloudy. High: 45
Overnight: Spotty showers. Low: 42
Tuesday: Rain likely early. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. High: 51
Wednesday/Christmas Eve: Temperatures falling. Rain changing to snow. Cloudy. High: 43 (early on in the day and then dropping)
Thursday/Christmas: A few flurries. Partly sunny. High: 40
Friday: Spot showers. Mostly cloudy. High: 45