Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 85F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph..
Partly cloudy skies early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later at night. Low around 70F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Updated: September 18, 2018 @ 11:56 pm
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Parade participants for the VNA walk Saturday down Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso during the annual Chicagoland Popcorn Parade and Festival. The annual one-day event draws dozens of vendors and hundreds of people to the Region.
Raymond Brandy, of Valparaiso, prepares corn to sell for Boy Scouts Troop 963 as a fund raiser for troop activities in downtown Valparaiso Saturday during the annual Chicagoland Popcorn Parade and Festival.
Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Valparaiso Saturday for the annual Chicagoland Popcorn Parade and Festival(when did the change the name??). The annual event draws dozens of vendors and hundreds of people to the region for the one-day event.
Popcorn Panic race participants jog down Lincolnway Saturday in Valparaiso.
Popcorn Panic race participants head out of the starting gate on Lincolnway Saturday in Valparaiso.
Lake Central's Sir Felix Garcia, center, is brought down by Crown Point's defense on a gain Friday in Crown Point.
Lake Central's Alex DelToro, left, knocks Crown Point's Scott Mills out of bounds on a gain Friday in Crown Point.
Lake Central's Sir Felix Garcia, far left, brings in a pass in an attempt for a first down Friday in Crown Point. The Bulldogs' Ethan Potosky, center, brought down Garcia shortly after the catch.
Crown Point's Scottie Mills, far left, celebrates in the end zone after bringing in a touchdown for the Bulldogs on Friday in Crown Point.
Sharon Kish adds un-popped popcorn to decorate the United Way of Porter County float.
Kasie Tenbarge mixes corn starch to make a "Play Doh"-like substance to decorate the United Way of Porter County float.
Ruth Goss decorates "rocks" with "moss" for the Recovery Connection's "Rock Bottom" float for the Chicagoland Popcorn Parade.
Linda Griffith, left, and Samantha Kazmierczak decorate the Girl Scouts of Valparaiso and Washington Township float.
Dolly Foster, of Hammond, shows a device that houses chrysalides in her home. Foster raises monarch butterflies.
Monarch caterpillars are shown inside the home of Dolly Foster in Hammond.
Dolly Foster, of Hammond, tags monarch butterflies before releasing them from her home.
Dolly Foster, of Hammond, releases new monarch butterflies she raised in her garden.
Hobart's Sal Valle dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half against E.C. Central on Friday night at Hobart.
Hobart's Riley Johnston celebrates following a Hobart touchdown during the first half against East Chicago Friday night at Hobart.
East Chicago's Jalen Garrett passes during the first half against Hobart on Friday night.
Hobart's Sal Valle runs for a touchdown during the first half against E.C. Central on Friday night at Hobart.
Edison Tetrault, of Lowell, sports a patriotic outfit on a bike Sunday before the start of the Lowell Kiddie Parade.
Participants in the Lowell Kiddie Parade cruise down Commercial Avenue Sunday.
Hunter Baird, of Lowell, peeks through an opening in a bomber-themed wagon Sunday during the Lowell Kiddie Parade.
Melody Ping, center, of Lowell, sports a fairy outfit and waves to people along Commercial Avenue Sunday while her mother, Charlotte, left, looks on during the Lowell Kiddie Parade.
The Lowell Labor Day Parade makes it's way west along Commercial Avenue on Monday in Lowell.
The Lowell Labor Day Parade is led by firetrucks and engines from several local fire departments.
Farm tractors make their way down Commercial Avenue in the Lowell Labor Day Parade.
Kenny Williams, of Nashville, Tennessee, peddles souvenirs Monday along the Lowell Labor Day Parade route.
Valparaiso's Jake Evans tries to elude Michigan City's Kejawn Rufus.
Reece Crossin scores for Valparaiso.
On the first play Michigan City's Michael Bradford takes the ball in for a touchdown.
Michigan City's Bryce Hayman hands off to Kameron Muhammad.
Just south of Valparaiso people brought lawn chairs and blankets lining either side of IN49 near the Malden Oasis Bar & Grill to watch the 20th annual Malden Labor Day Parade Monday under a scorching sun.
Members of the Morgan twsp and Washingto Marching Bands march along IND49 near pedals along IND49 Just south of Valparaiso Monday during the 20th annual Malden Labor Day Parade Monday under a scorching sun.
A little tractor driver appears to be towing a larger one Monday morning in the Malden Labor Day Parade. People brought lawn chairs and blankets and lined either side of Ind. 49 south of Valparaiso to watch the parade under a scorching sun.
Cynthia Smith, right, of Portage, uses a parasol to shade herself from the sun Sunday during the City of Portage's 50th birthday celebration in Founders Square Park.
JD Hayes, of Portage, slurps down a snowcone Sunday at the City of Portage's 50th birthday celebration in Founders Square Park.
Visitors to Founders Square Park for the City of Portage's 50th birthday celebration line up for pieces of birthday cake on Sunday.
LaPorte cross country coach John Dearing prepares to head out on a run with his team. He recently earned his 1,000th career win.
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