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Heavy rain and severe weather possible from the northern/central Plains to the Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the northern and central Plains, pushing eastward into the Upper Midwest by Wednesday. These severe thunderstorms may be capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, and possibly some tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

A Few Clouds

53°F

12°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Jun 11:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette IN
 40.42°N 86.88°W (Elev. 630 ft)
11:15 pm EDT Jun 26, 2017
12am EDT Jun 27, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 2, 2017
 
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