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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gary Regional Airport (KGYY)

Lat: 41.61°NLon: 87.41°WElev: 584ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Aug 8:45 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Merrillville IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Merrillville IN
 41.47°N 87.33°W
7:17 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
9pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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