Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 87°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 4:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer IN

Frost Advisory until May 8, 08:00am
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Frost Advisory
  •  
    Frost Advisory until May 8, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Sat

    Frost Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread frost.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost, mainly before 7am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Frost then
    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 40. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, mainly before 1pm.  High near 49. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of frost after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread frost. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Widespread frost, mainly before 7am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 7pm. Low around 40. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain, mainly before 1pm. High near 49. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Areas of frost after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer IN
 40.94°N 87.16°W
5:15 am CDT May 8, 2021
5am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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