Severe storms possible for Halloween in Indiana
Frightful weather sets up for Halloween
Last Updated: 39 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS - A spring-like storm system will sweep through Indiana on Thursday, bringing wicked weather to the state for Halloween.
There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms, with damaging wind as the primary threat, Thursday afternoon and evening.
The slight risk area now includes all of central Indiana, but most of southern Indiana has a greater chance of severe weather.
While damaging winds are the primary threat, isolated tornadoes will also be possible.
Outside of the thunderstorms, winds will gust to 40 mph ahead of a cold front, with temperatures climbing to near 70 degrees.
"If you have anything you want to do outside, do it early tomorrow, as we will start dry," said StormTeam 6 meteorologist Todd Klaassen. "Once we see the steady rain develop, it will pour throughout most the afternoon and into the evening."
Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected.
The dire forecast prompted numerous communities in central Indiana to postpone trick-or-treating. Here's an updated list of trick or treat times -- http://bit.ly/19JYqn2 .
After the cold front passes late Thursday, temperatures will cool down for Friday and the weekend, with much calmer conditions.
Stay with StormTeam 6 and TheIndyChannel.com for the latest severe weather information.
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