• Today

    Oct 2

    78°Lo 61°

    Rain and a thunderstorm

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      65%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      78°
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    62°Lo 37°

    Cooler; morning rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      66%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Oct 4

    50°Lo 38°

    Clouds and sun with a shower

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      41°
    • Wind
      Gust
      35 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Oct 5

    55°Lo 42°

    Chance of a shower

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      30%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      54°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Oct 6

    61°Lo 45°

    A passing shower or two

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      55°
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
    more
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Hi 78° RealFeel® 78° Precipitation 65%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 8 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Mostly cloudy and warm; periods of rain and a thunderstorm this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.2 in
  • Rain: 0.2 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 61° RealFeel® 55° Precipitation 75%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • S 8 mph
  • Gusts: 11 mph

Periods of heavy rain and a thunderstorm; thunderstorms can bring hail and damaging winds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.8 in
  • Rain: 0.8 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 7 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 7 hrs

Temperature History - Oct 2

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  Today Normal Record 10/2/2013
High 78° 69° N/A 74°
Low 61° 47° N/A 58°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:47 AM with 11:43 of sunlight, then sets at 6:30 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:38 PM with 10:27 of moolight, then sets at 1:05 AM

Merrillville Weather Report

Chicago: Cool, Wet Weekend After Powerful Storms Push Through Area

October 2, 2014; 10:40 AM ET

Following a disruptive storm system, Chicago will see a cooler, wet weekend. more >

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Thu. UV Index