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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 26 May 2:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:15 am EDT May 26, 2015
4am EDT May 26, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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