Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 28 Jul 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
7:45 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
8pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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