Winter Storm in the West; Severe Weather Across the Midwest

A strong winter storm will continue to progress across the Great Basin and Rockies bringing heavy mountain snow, high winds, and near blizzard conditions that will cause dangerous travel conditions. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible late Tuesday through the night from parts of the mid-Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and southern Lower Michigan. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 87°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

56°F

13°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.53 in (999.9 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 11:56 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 3am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 28. Blustery, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain and
    Breezy then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 34. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Windy. Chance
    Snow then
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 3am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 28. Blustery, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 34. Windy, with a west northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer IN
 40.94°N 87.16°W
12:07 am CST Feb 27, 2024
12am CST Feb 27, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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