The morning temperature at the Indianapolis Airport plunged to 26 degrees at 8:18 EDT. This marked the coldest weather so early in the autumn since October 19, 1992 when 25 degrees was recorded. The record low temperature for the month of October is 20 degrees set on October 24, 1981. The weather will moderate during the weekend.
Pictured below is the chilly morning of October 25. Note the water in the bird bath is frozen solid in the lower left hand corner of the picture.