The March heat wave looks to be an anomaly to normal weather patterns.
Experts say extremely warm weather this season is unusual. Sunday's high is expected to be near 60 degrees.
Heavy spring rains delayed planting for a majority of the region’s corn farmers. Now, after a hot, dry summer, harvest yields are low.
Electric utility officials say energy demands are high in these days of high heat, but they are still able to keep up with that demand.
If the heatwave continues through the weekend as forecasted, it would be the longest heatwave to hit Indiana in 40 years.
Temperatures in the 90s and high humidity will produce dangerous heat index values of around 105 degrees to 110 degrees.
There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.
When the recession deepened in 2009, peak power usage plummeted by 12%. That trend should reverse itself this season.
Traffic at the Bloomington Speedway will slow to a stop Friday night because of the persistent high heat.
The heat and lack of rainfall haven't had major effects on Bloomington's water, although Kruzan says they may if another bout of such conditions occurs.