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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light north northwest wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light north northwest wind.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light south wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:00 am EDT Aug 19, 2017
10am EDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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