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Severe Thunderstorms Shift to Lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms in the central Plains with strong winds and hail will shift into the lower Mississippi Valley Friday afternoon and evening. Hot, dry winds will continue across the southern Plains while rain and high elevation snow continue in the West and the Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

55°F

13°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill53°F (12°C)
Last update 24 Mar 6:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
6:45 am EDT Mar 24, 2017
7am EDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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