Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Muncie, Delaware County-Johnson Field (KMIE)

Lat: 40.23°NLon: 85.39°WElev: 935ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 14 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gaston IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 83. Light northeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 83. Light northeast wind.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Gaston IN
 40.31°N 85.5°W (Elev. 899 ft)
1:45 pm EDT Aug 14, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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