Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed W 14 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 30 Aug 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 57. North wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 4am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 57. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:44 am EDT Aug 30, 2016
11am EDT Aug 30, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2016
 
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