More Heavy Rain and Severe Thunderstorms Forecast for Central U.S. Wednesday Night into Thursday

Parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri which saw 3+ inches of rain to begin this week are forecast to see potentially another inch or more Wednesday night as another front sets up over the area. Along with the heavy rain, severe thunderstorms will again be possible with large hail the main threat. Severe thunderstorms will then take aim on parts of the Southern Plains and Northeast Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 87°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 11:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts 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.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts 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.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer IN
 40.94°N 87.16°W
11:16 am CDT May 22, 2019
12pm CDT May 22, 2019-6pm CDT May 28, 2019
 
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