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Severe weather expected for portions of the Central U.S on Thursday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) expects severe weather in the Central U.S on Thursday. The area of greatest concern is in the southern and central Plains. This area has been outlined by SPC as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 87°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 9:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Porter IN

  • Overnight

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog before 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Porter IN
 41.64°N 87.08°W
10:16 pm CDT May 6, 2015
11pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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