Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

51°F

11°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 30 Apr 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 58. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 58. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
2:45 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
3pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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