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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.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 25 May 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Lafayette IN

  • Memorial
    Day

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    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 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
West Lafayette IN
 40.44°N 86.91°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:41 pm EDT May 25, 2015
5pm EDT May 25, 2015-6pm EDT May 31, 2015
 
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