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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 87°WElev: 768ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 7:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer IN
 40.94°N 87.16°W
7:16 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
8pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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