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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Mostly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 14 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 4:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

Flood Warning until further notice
Flood Watch until February 21, 07:00am
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Flood Warning until further notice
Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Warning until further notice
    Flood Watch until February 21, 07:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 63. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 69. South southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 35. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain showers before 10am, then a chance of snow showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. North wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers and sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 63. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 69. South southwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 35. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
A chance of rain showers before 10am, then a chance of snow showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. North wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers and sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of rain showers between 9am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:16 am EST Feb 20, 2018
5am EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 26, 2018
 
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