Hoosiers will get "weeks" of weather within two to three days as a fast-moving cold front targets the state at midweek.
After warming to between 65 and 75 degrees on Tuesday, the state will see 70-degree readings spread nearly statewide on Wednesday, as gusty southerly winds draw in warm air.
Meanwhile, a cold front triggering rain and a few thunderstorms over Illinois tomorrow will be knocking at Indiana's western door late in the day. This front will sweep through the state at night, giving wind-whipped rain and rumbles of thunder.
Thursday, the setting of brisk westerly winds, bearing cooler air, will lop 10 to 15 degrees off high temperatures. Those winds will gust 30 to 40 mph right into Thursday night, even topping at 50 mph in some areas.
So, to sum up, after a sampling of warmth and wet, it will feel very much like fall come Thursday and Friday.
While the workweek will end with warm and rainy weather, a shift in temperature and dry conditions are ahead for the weekend in Harrisburg.
Joaquin continues its journey across the northern Atlantic toward Europe, where it is expected to impact Spain and Portugal this weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A fall-like weekend is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms will dampen the region on Friday.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
Oho will hit parts of British Columbia and Alaska with drenching rain, gusty winds and pounding seas before the week comes to an end.
Galveston, TX (1901)
A deluge produced nearly 12 inches of rain in about a six-hour period. The torrential rains came to Galveston precisely 13 months following the day of the famous Galveston Hurricane disaster.
Black Hills, SD (1982)
3-6 feet of wet snow fell. Lead, S.D. had 36 inches. Rapid City had only a trace of snow.
Cheyenne, WY (1990)
All-time October snowfall for 24 hours - a total of 7.9 inches fell. The total for the entire storm was 9 inches.