Rain this morning. Scattered thunderstorms for the afternoon. High 57F. SSW winds at 5 to 10 mph, increasing to 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%..
Rain this evening with thunderstorms by morning. Low around 55F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
Updated: February 19, 2018 @ 12:15 pm
Check out the Times' picks for the best images from the past week.
Cavin Porter, of Hammond, struggles for a moment to eat his mashed potatoes in the "Mommy's Little Piggy" eating contest on Saturday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark, of East St. Louis, Illinois, relaxes after snarfing down 15 scoops of mashed potatoes to win a round of the "Mommy's Little Piggy" eating contest on Saturday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
Gemma Gibbs, of Lake Station, raises her hand to indicate she finished her plate of mashed potatoes in the "Mommy's Little Piggy" eating contest on Saturday at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
Valparaiso's Taelynn Oelling, center, tries to hand the ball off to teammate Ariana Gerdt while under pressure from Chesterton's defense Friday in Valparaiso.
Chesterton's Kaitlyn Carr tries to find an open look Friday in Valparaiso.
Valparaiso players react after defeating rival Chesterton 65-55 on Friday in Valparaiso.
Aaron Treble demonstrates his hand built R2D2 replica in his home workshop.
Aaron Treble has built an R2-D2 that has delighted children (and, let's face it, adults) in the Region and in lands far, far away.
Chesterton's Jake Wadding, left, gets pressured by E.C. Central's Shammon Williams on Tuesday in Chesterton.
Chesterton's Ky Palombizio, center, takes it to the hoop Tuesday in Chesterton.
E.C. Central's Syrrus Nunn, rear, tries to guard Chesterton's Ky Palombizio during Tuesday's game.
Joe Bonsall, left, and William Lee Golden of the Oak Ridge Boys perform during the band's annual Christmas show last Sunday at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
William Lee Golden, left, and Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge Boys perform in the band's annual Christmas show on Sunday at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville. It was the last act to perform on the storied stage as the theater will be razed next year to make way for development.
Audience members clap and sing along with the Oak Ridge Boys during the band's annual Christmas show on Sunday at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys smiles as he looks at an honorary plaque presented to the band on Sunday at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville. Management presented the band with an award for being the only artists to perform every year on the theater's stage.
Crown Point's Sam Snodgrass guards Munster's Jevon Morris on Friday night in Crown Point.
Munster's Jevon Morris drives to the basket against Crown Point on Friday night.
Crown Point's Sam Krutz fights for a rebound Friday night in Crown Point.
Munster boys basketball coach Mike Hackett signals to his team Friday night in Crown Point.
Youth pastor Kelvin Bride chats with a group of eighth-graders in December during a program aimed at empowering young boys at Block Middle School in East Chicago.
Joined by local community leaders, Dean of Students Corey Bailey leads a program aimed at young boys at Block Middle School in East Chicago.
Mayor Anthony Copeland and other local community leaders talk to boys at Block Middle School in East Chicago.
Melissa Diekelmann, a contestant in The Times' Lose 17 in '17 weight-loss contest, works out on the WaterRower at Orangetheory in Dyer.
Michigan City's Tyler Sosa, right, wrestles against Munster's Ryan Hyland on Saturday in the Munster Duals.
Munster's Steve Campbell brings down Michigan City's Trae Anderson in a match on Saturday in the Munster Duals.
Chesterton's Evan Bates, above, wrestles against Lake Central's Milan Djuric on Saturday in the Munster Duals.
Lake Central's Isaiah Ponce wrestles against Chesterton on Saturday in the Munster Duals.
Legends Founder and Coordinator John Davies opens the program at the South Shore Legends ceremony at the Indiana Welcome Center.
Craig White talks Thursday about his father, inductee Dean White, at the South Shore Wall of Legends ceremony at the Indiana Welcome Center.
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Chicago "Dodo" Chapter President Ken Rapier talks about Quentin Smith and the Tuskegee Airmen at the South Shore Legends ceremony at the Indiana Welcome Center.
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