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2012 Indianapolis 500: Weather Forecast Predicts Sunshine For Race Weekend

With the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 coming up this weekend, race fans are starting to focus their attention onto the weather forecast for the event. Luckily, the forecasts are predicting sunshine, which means that the weekend should go off without a hitch. Unfortunately for those in attendance, heat should be just as present as the sunshine, which means it will be important to remain hydrated.

Here is a more detailed look at this weekend's conditions in correlation to the scheduled events:

SATURDAY:
12 p.m. EDT
Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade Downtown Indianapolis - Mostly sunny, Hot & Humid - temp: 89

SUNDAY - INDY 500 RACE DAY:
11 a.m. EDT
Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Begins - Mostly sunny, Hot & Humid - temp: 86
12 p.m. EDT
96th Running of the Indianapolis 500 - Mostly sunny, Hot & Humid - temp: 88
1 p.m. EDT
Indianapolis 500 - Mostly sunny, Hot & Humid - temp: 90
3 p.m. EDT
Indianapolis 500 - Mostly sunny, Hot & Humid - temp: 92

Conditions in Indianapolis, IN:
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