Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Valparaiso Porter County Municipal Airport (KVPZ)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 87°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed SW 16 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.6 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 10:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Valparaiso IN

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 50. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 50. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before 3am, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Valparaiso IN
 41.5°N 87.06°W
10:15 am CST Mar 8, 2021
11am CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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