Indiana’s average temperature was more than three degrees higher than average, making it the second hottest year since 1871.
Heat index values could reach near 110 degrees on Wednesday.
Though the temperatures were at near record highs, nothing could stop fans from enjoying what is known as the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing'.
The March heat wave looks to be an anomaly to normal weather patterns.
If the heatwave continues through the weekend as forecasted, it would be the longest heatwave to hit Indiana in 40 years.
Temperatures felt like more than 100 degrees today across much of Bloomington after you factored in the humidity.
There won't be a bumper crop this year, but depending on summer weather, most farmers should recover.
Several students and faculty members from both IU and Taylor University gathered this morning in Dunn Meadow.
Freezing temps affect surrounding counties, causing delays and closures.
This winter’s bills could largely depend on the source of the heat.