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Severe weather possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, Wednesday afternoon and evening from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota. Surrounding the Slight Risk area, a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from northern Texas to south-central Minnesota.
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Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 1 Apr 4:54 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°N Lon: 86.95°W Elev: 604ft.

For More Weather Information:

Indianapolis, IN Local Forecast Office

Lafayette IN

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 11 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 66. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
Last Update: 4:55 pm EDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 6pm EDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 8, 2015
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