Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Purdue University Airport (KLAF)

Lat: 40.41°NLon: 86.95°WElev: 604ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 7 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:15 pm EDT May 26, 2016
11pm EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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