Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. 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 74%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 8:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer IN

  • Today

    Today: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 81. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 81. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Occasional showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Low around 66. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer IN
 40.94°N 87.16°W
8:16 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
9am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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