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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
6:45 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
7am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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