Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
1:45 am EDT May 26, 2016
1am EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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