FORECAST UPDATED: 12:15 p.m. Friday Mar 7, 2014, Chase Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Summary: Chance of snow showers on Saturday. Warmer temperatures in store for Sunday though Tuesday with another chance of accumulating snow showers on Wednesday.
Surface temperatures on Friday night will be a little warmer than previously predicted due to an increase in cloud cover. This will eliminate the chance for freezing fog for most of the state. The main concern on Friday night will be the chance for precipitation. A weak cold front will slowly make its way into the state over night. The rain and snow showers will start in the pre-dawn hours on Saturday morning in the northwest portion of the state, and will slowly make their way southeastward during the day. There will be a break in the precip on Saturday afternoon, with another wave set to impact the southern districts on Saturday night. La Porte and Fort Wayne districts can expect light rain showers gradually changing over to snow showers during the morning hours. Snow accumulations look to be no more than 0.5". Crawfordsville and Greenfield districts will mostly see light rain showers, with the slight chance for some light snow showers after the cold front as passed. Little to no accumulation is expected. Vincennes and Seymour districts shouldn't see precipitation until Saturday evening, and it will mostly be in the form of rain. There is a slight chance that it might turn over to snow on Saturday night, but no accumulation is expected. This cold front will be very weak, and temperatures are expected to increase to the low to mid 40s on Sunday.
Dry conditions can be expected from Sunday to Tuesday with warmer temperatures in store. Models have been hinting that the next chance for precipitation will be on Wednesday. There is still a good amount of uncertainty with this event, but as of now it looks like it could be a larger system which could produce some accumulating snowfall. Another shot of cold air looks to be in store for later next week.
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