• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 56°

    A shower possible

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      52%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      66°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Today

    May 6

    80°Lo 58°

    Warmer with a shower or two

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      87°
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
  • Thu

    May 7

    83°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny, breezy and warm

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      84°
    • Wind
      Gust
      29 mph
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    78°Lo 58°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      79°
    • Wind
      Gust
      30 mph
    more
  • Sat

    May 9

    72°Lo 54°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
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Hi 80° RealFeel® 87° Precipitation 55%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 5 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Variable cloudiness with a passing shower or two; warmer

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.04 in
  • Rain: 0.04 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 58° RealFeel® 56° Precipitation 14%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Partly cloudy and mild

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 11%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - May 6

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  Today Normal Record 5/6/2014
High 80° 66° N/A 68°
Low 58° 44° N/A 46°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:40 AM with 14:12 of sunlight, then sets at 7:52 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 10:25 PM with 10:04 of moolight, then sets at 8:29 AM

Merrillville Weather Report

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May 6, 2015; 12:11 AM ET

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