Hurricane Zeta will bring a storm surge and strong winds to southeastern Louisiana by midday today. Hurricane force winds are expected between Morgan City Louisiana and the Mississippi/Alabama border. Rainfall up to 4-6 inches is possible.
Central Indiana should see at least an inch of rainfall Thursday, with the highest amounts south of I-70. Amounts will be lower around the Lafayette area. Circulation from Zeta will merge with a big piece of energy in the upper atmosphere out to the West.
Here’s what’s making the rain so widespread: circulation from Zeta will merge with a big piece of energy in the upper atmosphere out to the West.
Follow these links to get my forecasts for Lafayette, Muncie, Hendricks County, and Hamilton County. My Huge Radar has real-time weather tracking, current temperatures, and severe weather watches and warnings. (Some charts via WeatherBELL.)
INDY SEVEN DAY FORECAST
Today: Morning fog, then mostly cloudy. High 55.
Tonight: Cloudy. Shower chance in the evening, with rain after midnight. Low 43.
Thursday: Rain, heavy at times. Breezy. High 47.
Thursday Night: Scattered showers. Low 35.
Friday: Partly to mostly sunny. High 49.
Friday Night: Mostly clear. Low 32.
Saturday: Frosty morning. Mostly sunny. High 54.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Low 40.
Sunday: Partly sunny. Wind gusting to 30 mph. High 48.
Sunday Night: Partly sunny. Low 28.
Monday: Frosty morning. Mostly sunny. High 50.
Monday Night: Clear. Low 33.
Tuesday: Sunny. High 57.