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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

51°F

11°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 30 Apr 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 08:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 71. East southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 54. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 4pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 71. East southeast wind 8 to 14 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 54. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 4pm. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
7:15 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
8am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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